Author Archives: bbpet

Fleas & Worms

As a nation of animal lovers, we are pretty much obsessed with the idea of flea and worm prevention, with most human owners turning to chemical treatments that are freely available at the vets. But how did animals manage before the invention of chemical insecticides? Why do some animals never have problems with parasites but […]

Using Colloidal silver

Animals can benefit from colloidal silver in a number of ways. Its antibacterial properties make it a great addition to your pet’s diet following an upset stomach. In addition, it can be applied to any cuts or grazes to help keep them clean and infection free. Colloidal silver also helps your pets to eliminate parasites […]

How much should you feed when feeding raw?

Puppies Stick to the below percentages, using common sense to monitor your pup’s growth, activity levels and adjust slightly if need be. Most pups will begin to wean from their mother at 3/4 weeks and be weaned completely at 7/8 weeks. Because young dogs are constantly growing, they need a higher percentage of food than […]

What do you use in the home?

Environmental sensitivities are often overlooked in favour of food intolerances, and yet they can cause many of the same symptoms – itching, hair loss, eye irritation, ear infections and respiratory issues.On receipt of the intolerance and sensitivity testing results, we are finding that many people discard the environmental reactions as not important, and only address […]

Fireworks survival guide

Before night sets in: If you know fireworks are coming, try doing all the usual things BEFORE it gets dark. That means making sure all walks and exercise activities are done, they have eaten and where possible they have done their toilet business. Ensure your pet has a safe place to go if required, a […]

Flea & Tick products, Food For Thought

Just like humans, dogs with sensitive skin can have uncomfortable reactions to certain medicines, no two dogs are the same and its particularly becoming more common in white and or dogs with allergies. Flea and tick medicines contain insecticides that can be toxic if not applied correctly, if applied in larger doses than are safe, or if […]