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Vita Canis Blog

Grass Seeds and Dogs.

July 30th, 2020

It’s that time of the year (which we love more than any other) where we can once again enjoy walking our dogs in the fields and meadows. We also all know to use some kind of protection, preferably natural, on our dogs for ticks and fleas as well as other little pests. But what about… Read More »

Fleas – Know Your Enemy.

July 24th, 2020

Fleas have arrived – your dog’s (as well as yours) enemies are here! Are you angry or frustrated and asking yourself, how the hell did this happen to us?Are they from the hedgehog in the garden, the neighbour’s cat or perhaps that scruffy dog in the park? These thoughts will drive one crazy! Fleas and… Read More »

Dog Shampoo – Any Substitutes?

July 24th, 2020

Your dog needs a bath but you don’t have any dog shampoo 😱. I bet you’ve found yourself in this situation before? Before I owned my grooming salon it happened to me countless times and it was so frustrating! I’d get so annoyed with myself for not keeping an extra one handy. It was especially… Read More »

Grief and How We Deal With It.

July 10th, 2020

“Grief is not a disorder, a disease or a sign of weakness. It is an emotional, physical and spiritual necessity, the price you pay for love. The only cure for grief is to grieve.” Earl Grollman Isn’t this quote amazing at capturing what grief is? The beauty of grief too is that everyone feels it… Read More »

RIP Rosie

July 2nd, 2020

This particular blog is not an easy one to write. A few days have passed and I’m still struggling to believe that our Rosie is not with us anymore 😢. For those of you who don’t know who Rosie was, she was my Welsh Terrier and the face of Vita Canis from day one. Not… Read More »

Take Your Dog To Work Day.

June 25th, 2020

Take your dog to work day was created by Pet Sitters International and celebrates the great companions dogs make and encourages adoptions from local shelters, rescue groups and humane societies. For me “take your dog to work day” is every day as I am working from home 😊 But if you are back to your… Read More »

5 Summer Activities To Do With Your Dog.

June 18th, 2020

Summer is here, even if it doesn’t look like it, but hopefully, we’ll get some nice weather soon. When it arrives, be prepared with these 5 tips for summer activities you can do with your dog! 1. Paddling and swimming. This is the most obvious summer activity, as you can imagine 😊. When it comes… Read More »

10 Reasons Why Dogs Are Man’s Best Friend.

June 14th, 2020

We celebrated Best Friends Day on the 8th of June, as you would have seen in Tuesday’s newsletter. There are at least 10 reasons why dog’s are man’s best friend. And I am sure you can think of more… Let your best friend know how grateful you are that you have one another! There are… Read More »

6 expert tips on how to groom your dog at home.

June 4th, 2020

Home grooming doesn’t come to an end now that most grooming salons are open again. Here are 6 expert tips on how to groom your dog at home. Regular coat maintenance from an early age is very important. It keeps the coat nice and healthy and deepens the bond between you and your dog. It… Read More »

How to Clean Your Dog’s Ears

May 30th, 2020

Preventative care is always best, which is why regular checking and cleaning of ears is so important. Just like clipping a dog’s toenails, cleaning your dog’s ears is suggested so that your puppy gets used to it as soon as possible. You can do this by gently holding the ear. And massaging it and turning… Read More »

What People Say...

Used you’re Calming Floral  Spray yesterday was so impressed with it . I had a dog in my salon that has dryer seizures and gets anxious. I sprayed it around her and was remarkable the difference in her behaviour. It actually worked so well I had to check dog was okay she was very relaxed snoozing I’ve tried other remedy’s with no real effect shall be sticking with your calming spray from now on 😍
Lisa Addison