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Vita Canis Blog

Motion sickness: What can you do.

January 16th, 2020

What implications could a car journey have for your dog? Most dogs get excited when walking towards a car but for those who suffer from motion sickness, the brakes come on, the tail goes down and they’ll most probably crawl or try to escape. Just as a human knows, dogs like this know that even… Read More »

5 Reasons Why the Elderly Need a Pet.

January 9th, 2020

I’m writing this blog while visiting my parents in Slovakia. It’s so nice to be home and to spend time with them because I get to enjoy mum’s cooking, play cards, watch old films, chat and of course, walk Cherry 😍. Do you remember her? She’s the little black and white chihuahua that changed my… Read More »

Jumping into 2020

January 3rd, 2020

Dogs can’t make new year’s resolutions. Also they can’t change their daily habits to improve their lives without us. It’s our responsibility to ensure our dog is looked after when it comes to weight, exercise, brain stimulation, and overall health.  With this in mind… here are 5 Practical New Year’s Resolutions for Pet Owners! 1. Keep… Read More »

First Aid: Is your up to scratch?

December 31st, 2019

For many of us our dog is our most loyal companion. Period. As dog owners we’re fully responsible for our dogs well-being, however, many owners would struggle to help their dog in an accident or emergency. Just like us, our dogs are susceptive to serious health conditions like strokes, poisoning, heart attacks, broken bones or… Read More »

Tips how to talk to your groomer and get what you’re after.

December 19th, 2019

Does your fur-baby ever come back from the salon looking nothing like you expected? Are you sure you communicated properly with the groomer? Below are some tips on how to talk to your groomer and get what you’re after 🙂. I’ve been in the dog grooming industry for over 20 years now and even though… Read More »

5 TOP possible reasons your dog is itchy.

December 15th, 2019

Is your dog’s skin itchy and you just can’t figure out why? Here are 5 TOP possible reasons! 1. External parasites When our dog starts scratching the first thing we’re advised to do is to check for external parasites…. especially fleas.    Flea bites can make a dog uncomfortable and itchy and they can also… Read More »

Keep Calm and Keep Showing

December 8th, 2019

Are you into dog showing? I’m not as much as I used to be, mainly because it’s very time consuming. It’s hard to find time to travel around the country, pretty much every weekend, while having so much going on. I do miss it occasionally though, I must admit. There are two shows I’ve never… Read More »

Winter Paws

December 3rd, 2019

The temperature has dropped in the last few days and I can feel it while writing this blog. I’m not complaining though because at least it’s still sunny, and crispy morning walks are definitely more pleasant than daily mud baths 😂. In the countryside, I welcome dry and icy days because the dogs come back… Read More »

Healing Aromas

November 21st, 2019

Isn’t the number of aggressive bacteria and mutant viruses nowadays just frightening? What about antibiotic resistance when antibiotics have played such a massive part in helping mankind to survive over the years? For many of us, because of this, we’ve opted on returning back to the natural way of supporting our immune systems. Why is… Read More »

REAL Puppy Grooming Tips.

November 13th, 2019

When it comes to grooming advice the internet is FULL of tips how to groom your dog. Some of them are good, some not so good, and some are just shocking! My point of view… Because of this, I decided to share my point of view on the subject. Over 20 years in the dog… Read More »