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Exploring Novel Protein for Dogs

Exploring Novel Protein for Dogs

If your dog has been diagnosed with a food allergy or sensitivity, you have probably come across the term “novel protein”. Novel proteins are unique protein sources that your dog likely hasn’t encountered before. By introducing these alternative proteins, you can help reduce adverse reactions and improve your dog’s overall well-being. In this blog we … Continued

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Unraveling the Mystery of Itchy Skin in Dogs

Unraveling the Mystery of Itchy Skin in Dogs

Dogs suffering from itchy skin and dermatological problems are unfortunately fairly common, and there can be many different causes. To find a solution and a treatment – your vet will get an overview of your dog’s general health, and perform all necessary tests. It can be a bit of a puzzle to get to the bottom of the problem. The aim is to give the correct diagnosis and based on that – the best and most appropriate treatment. 

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Allergy-Friendly Treats and Toppers

Allergy-Friendly Treats and Toppers

Finding just the right treats for a dog with food allergies can feel like a bit of a puzzle, wrapped in worry and confusion. It's all about wanting to see them happy and healthy, right? This blog aims to make the twisty road to discovering those perfect, allergy-friendly nibbles that are both yummy and good for them, a bit easier. This blog is like your guide to healthy and safe treat and food topper ideas so your pup won't have to miss out on any of the tasty joys. Let's make snack time a happy, worry-free zone for your special companion!

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From a Vet’s Perspective: My Experience With Nala Health

From a Vet’s Perspective: My Experience With Nala Health

As a veterinarian, it's my passion to ensure our four-legged friends receive the best care and nutrition available. Over the years, I've seen many trends in dog food come and go, but it wasn't until recently that I came across something that really caught my attention - insect-based dog food from Nala Health.

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Environmental Allergy in Dogs

Environmental Allergy in Dogs

Itchy skin can be a temporary ailment or something that our dog struggles with for long periods. Itchy skin can be caused by among other things environmental allergens like pollen and cleaning products. Below you will find some solutions and home treatments for itchy skin from environmental allergens.

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Treating and Preventing Wet Eczema

Treating and Preventing Wet Eczema

Wet eczema, also known as moist dermatitis or hot spots, is a common skin condition that can affect dogs of all breeds and ages. It is characterized by red, inflamed, and often painful patches of skin that appear wet or oozing. The fur around the affected area also often sticks together due to the oozing sores. Hot spots can develop quickly and secondary infections in the affected area often follow.

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Allergic cross-reactivity 

Allergic cross-reactivity 

Allergic cross-reactivity occurs when a dog is allergic to food and something in the environment, often protein and pollen. Approximately 15-20% of dogs develop allergies over their lifetime, most often before turning 3 years old. An allergic reaction is an immune response where your dog’s immune system has an inappropriate reaction to ingredients/substances in their … Continued

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Elimination diet for dogs with food allergy

Elimination diet for dogs with food allergy

A veterinarian may use an elimination diet for dogs who struggle with symptoms of food allergies. The elimination diet may give you an overview of which food your dog is allergic to. Be aware that your dog may react to several ingredients.

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Food Allergy and Intolerance

Food Allergy and Intolerance

Just like humans, our dogs can suffer from various health issues, such as food allergies and sensitivities. The nuances of allergies can be perplexing and distressing for dog owners who want nothing but the best for their furry friends. In this comprehensive guide, we explore food allergies in our dogs, helping you recognize and treat these conditions to ensure your pet’s optimal well-being.

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