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Vita Canis Blog

Do you enjoy a bit of winter sun?

January 31st, 2019

We do and a lot of it! The end of January through February is an ideal time for John and I to take an extended holiday and do a bit of traveling as there are no dog shows at this time of the year. We visited South Goa 2 years ago and decided to come… Read More »

What herbs and spices can you share with your dog? Part 3

January 23rd, 2019

Here is part 3 which is going to be a bit spicier and more exotic! But who can blame me? I am currently on holiday in the South of Goa, India and surrounded by colorful herbs and spices all competing for my attention. The only problem is deciding how much I am going to take… Read More »

What herbs and spices can you share with your dog? Part 2

January 16th, 2019

  Last week I gave you some ideas for ways you can start to introduce the health and wellness benefits of fresh herbs into yours and your dog’s life. I spoke about basil and shared a lovely Basil Oil Recipe you can make and use to flavour your meal and your dog’s dinner! I also… Read More »

What herbs and spices can you share with your dog? Part 1

January 9th, 2019

  I think everybody would agree, fresh herbs and spices add a lovely smell and flavour to our meals. Fresh herbs also add vitamins like A, C and K to our food and they are packed with antioxidants. And not only that, by adding flavour with the herbs, we can cut back on the salt!… Read More »

Happy New Year! Happy New You?

January 2nd, 2019

      Happy New Year Everyone!! Into which of these categories do you fit? A: You make a New Year’s resolution and by the end of January, you can’t even remember you made any… B: You make a New Year’s resolution, you stick with it and you feel the pride of achievement. C: You… Read More »

Astrology & Dogs … Yes or No?

December 26th, 2018

  I have mixed feelings when it comes to astrology. I will occasionally read my horoscope, and if it’s a good one I will like it and believe it, but if it’s a bad or strange one, I will ignore it and think what a lot of …. Just out of interest I dug into… Read More »

Vita Canis Style to Rescue 2018 mentioned as one of the highlight events of 2018!

December 20th, 2018

I was recently asked to contribute to an article for TG Magazine, where I shared some of the highlights of the 2018 Style to Rescue Dog Grooming Competition and I wanted to share these with you! In a recent issue of the TG magazine, Heidi Anderton looked back at some of the most innovative products,… Read More »

Gratitude

December 12th, 2018

It’s 1:24 am on a Saturday morning and I’m sitting here, at Stansted airport car park, writing this blog. I have nothing else to do except to wait for the recovery … I was traveling from Slovakia, and even though we took off a bit late, we still landed on time. I got to my… Read More »

Have you tried turmeric?

December 5th, 2018

I came across turmeric when I was a teenager when I started to become interested in cooking, especially using spices and flavours. I didn’t know the benefits of turmeric back then and I was mainly using it to colour my rice yellow so it looked a bit different on the plate. All the exotic spices… Read More »

And relax…

November 28th, 2018

The weeks before Christmas can be very hectic, and it seems like Christmas arrives a little earlier each year? In times like this, we forget, or we are too tired, to look after ourselves. We don’t drink enough water, instead choosing tea or coffee or cola to quench our thirst, we feel too tired or… Read More »