Vita Canis Blog

Very short & very sad blog

September 19th, 2018

  There are times in all our lives when we experience loss and have to deal with grief. It is so hard when we lose a family member or close friend, and we can never be prepared for it. People who read my blogs will understand when I say, losing a dog, your friend, your… Read More »

Orgonites – positive energy for the mind, body & spirit.

September 12th, 2018

  You’ve probably seen these colourful, shiny, half dome objects on my website and wondered what they are? When I had a stand some curious folks even tried to smell it … but thank goodness no one tried to taste it! The word ‘orgonite’ comes from ‘Orgone’ – the name given by Dr. Wilhelm Reich… Read More »

Essential oils – Small but mighty aromatic compounds.

September 5th, 2018

There are lots of different things essential oils can do with their small but mighty aromatic compounds. Some of them can improve your focus, enhance your beauty regime, calm you down, cheer you up, heal your skin, and much more. Infusing essential oils in your home and salon will not only make the room smell… Read More »

Utterly butterly for your dog & you

August 29th, 2018

  Paw Butter & Hand Butter … both silky smooth and a tiny bit goes a long way. In general, butters are oil-based products, which means they don’t contain water. There are also different types of butters like whipped (Hand & Paw Butter), with bees wax or even the bar type. Butters with bees wax… Read More »

Homemade spa idea’s for your dog.

August 23rd, 2018

I’m a big fan of spas and spa treatments … the warmth, light relaxing music, bubbling jacuzzi where I could easily fall asleep, hot sauna followed by a cold shower that makes me want to scream and wakes up all my senses … and of course massages, facials, and if a delicious lunch is included… Read More »

How to help your dog cope with stress & trauma.

August 15th, 2018

We all experience some kind of trauma in our lives at some point; personal, emotional, and/or physical. Trauma is a deeply distressing or disturbing experience; emotional shock following a stressful event or a physical injury, which may lead to long-term neurosis. In medical terms, trauma is also a physical injury. I’m not going to talk… Read More »

Dog and Owner Etiquette

August 8th, 2018

Dogs also follow certain ‘guidelines’, or social etiquette, to greet each other, to be with each other, and to live with each other. Us as the owners need to understand and respect this ‘doggie etiquette’ and combine with our etiquette. 1. Dog walking etiquette on streets, beaches, in parks etc. Pick up the poo! Seriously,… Read More »

Do you know which common foods are not good for your dog?

August 1st, 2018

My dogs are all raw fed and they are thriving on this diet. My old girls, Rosie, 14 and Kimi, 14.5, don’t even look close to their age .. still ageless! Apart from Kimi now being completely deaf, so we have both needed to learn a new ‘sign’ language. Rosie is also now becoming hard… Read More »

Are there more ticks around these days?

July 25th, 2018

  Even as a child I never found insects, bugs, and other little creatures scary or disgusting … including ticks. I know, little wierdo I am … we even used to pick off ticks with our bare hands and squash them, as we didn’t know about the potential danger back then. The first time I… Read More »

Meet our Vita Canis distributor in Finland, Pia von Koch

July 18th, 2018

  Pia is very well known in the dog show world. She is a very successful handler and groomer, and not only in her home country of Finland. She’s intelligent, tall, pretty and blond, and she has an incredible connection with every dog she shows. I’ve known Pia for a few years now. I used… Read More »

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