Vita Canis Blog

The Power of Nature is Hidden in our Products – PART TWO

November 14th, 2018

  Shea Butter in Paw Butter and Hand Butter I’ve never tried shea butter for cooking but I love the nutty smell of unrefined shea butter and the feel of it on my skin. When you first apply shea butter it feels a bit heavy but then it makes a nice silky film on your… Read More »

The Power of Nature is Hidden in our Products – PART ONE

November 8th, 2018

  Despite the fact that synthetic products are used for many problems, both health and cosmetic, yet 70% of the world’s population still relies on the healing power of plants. It helps, it works and, above all, it does not hurt. There are over 10,000 higher plants, which are used for their beneficial effects on… Read More »

Did you survive Halloween?

October 31st, 2018

  And here is November … chilly, darker … not my favourite month of the year I have to admit. However, I always try not to let the outside world and circumstances affect my mood and thoughts. So when I feel low, I remind myself of all the things I am grateful for … my… Read More »

Make a Difference Day

October 24th, 2018

  Just recently I found out that each year in the US they celebrate something called Make a Difference Day. It’s celebrated on the fourth Saturday in October and this year Make a Difference Day falls on Saturday, October 27th. Make a Difference Day is the largest national day of community service and is a… Read More »

Viva, Espana!

October 16th, 2018

  This October John and I had a short break in Spain. Nothing special to do, just relax, catch up on sleep and enjoy the Spanish food and sunshine. Driving from Alicante airport to Los Alcazares in the Murcia region we noticed large fields of olive trees, orange trees, lemons … I hadn’t realised how… Read More »

Can dog groomers express the anal glands, plug the ears, etc.?

October 10th, 2018

A friend of mine, Joanne Angus, a very well-known and respected person in the dog grooming industry, approached RCVS for some clarification on whether dog groomers can express the anal glands, plug the ears, etc. This was their response. ———————————————— Dear Ms. Angus Thank you for your recent email regarding whether professional dog groomers can… Read More »

Do we have time for other hobbies?

October 3rd, 2018

  Life is happening so fast … we have our work, our families, our dogs, and not always time for hobbies and other activities. If you’re lucky like me your work is your hobby as well and sometimes you don’t even realise you’re working overtime, and you don’t mind starting early and finishing late …… Read More »

Dog walkies.

September 26th, 2018

  Even though I love summer, and warmth, and sun, and flip flops! … I find autumn magical. The red, orange and dark green colours, the crisp (preferably dry and sunny) mornings, a warm scarf … it’s all, somehow, wonderfully calming. We are very fortunate where we live. There’s a beautiful footpath around the quarry… Read More »

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 »

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