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The Importance of Puppy Dog Food

The Importance of Puppy Dog Food

As a new or prospective puppy parent, understanding the importance of feeding your furry friend with dog food specifically formulated for their life stage is vital. As puppies grow rapidly, they have specific nutritional needs to support their developing bodies and brain. Dog food tailored to your puppy's needs therefore plays a vital role in ensuring your young dog grows into a healthy, happy adult. In this blog, we will explore why puppy-specific dog food is not just a marketing gimmick but an essential aspect of your young dog’s health and development.  

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How Diet Impacts Pregnant Dogs

How Diet Impacts Pregnant Dogs

Planning a litter is an exciting process that requires knowledge, careful preparation and research. Throughout this phase, your female dog will need more care and a complete diet that meets the new nutritional needs of a pregnant dog. From our conversations with Siv, an experienced breeder, we learn more about nutrition for pregnant dogs, pregnancy and what it means to be an ethical breeder. Whether you already have already have some puppy litters under your belt or are considering your first litter, this blog will offer valuable insights.

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Teething and Biting in Puppies

Teething and Biting in Puppies

Bringing a new puppy home is an exciting and heartwarming experience, but it also comes with challenges. One of the most common challenges faced by puppy owners is dealing with teething and biting behaviour. Understanding why puppies engage in these behaviours and learning effective management techniques are crucial for ensuring a harmonious relationship with your furry friend. In this comprehensive guide, we'll explore the reasons behind teething and biting in puppies and provide you with practical tips to manage and redirect their behaviour.

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Puppy Rash Treatment: Causes, Home Remedies & Prevention

Puppy Rash Treatment: Causes, Home Remedies & Prevention

Puppies are particularly prone to rashes as their immune system is still developing, they have more sensitive skin and as they are curious they can be exposed to substances that irritate their skin. Rashes and itchy skin are therefore relatively common in puppies, but adult dogs are also susceptible to this. In this blog, you will learn more about the cause of rashes, home treatment, preventive measures and frequently asked questions. Persistent, painful and recurring rashes must be checked by a veterinarian.

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Adding a second dog to your home

Adding a second dog to your home

When we bring a new dog into our home, it is an exciting time for us, but it can also be a stressful and even dangerous time for our existing dog. The decision to add a new dog to your existing dog’s life is, therefore, a big one that should not be taken lightly. Taking the proper steps before introducing a new dog to your existing dog is essential to ensure a successful and safe integration. It is important to consider all the. factors involved before introducing a new dog to your current dog’s environment.

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Socialisation: the essential guide to a confident puppy

Socialisation: the essential guide to a confident puppy

The journey of raising a puppy is filled with the joy of companionship and growth. An essenitial aspect of this journey is socialisation. Socialising a puppy is crucial for their development into a well-adjusted, confident and trusting adult dog. This comprehensive guide aims to cover the importance of socialisation, what to socialise to, things to watch out for and frequently asked questions (FAQs).

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Training your dog to be home alone

Training your dog to be home alone

Home office and social distancing have allowed many of us to become dog parents for the first time. Dogs have been an important friend during a difficult and lonely times. But what do you do when you go back to work and have to leave your dog at home alone? Dogs are pack animals and become anxious when they are away from their family. Therefore, we must train our dogs to be home alone without creating anxiety and unwanted behaviour.

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Puppy Hiccups After Eating? Everything You Need To Know!

Puppy Hiccups After Eating? Everything You Need To Know!

Hello dear dog lovers! At Nala Health, we're not just passionate about creating nutritious dog food; we're also dedicated to helping you understand every quirk and question you might have about your furry friend. And one of the most adorable, yet puzzling, things many puppy parents notice is the sudden onset of hiccups. Why do these little bursts of sound happen, and should you be concerned? Let's dive in!

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Puppy With Diarrhoea

Puppy With Diarrhoea

It's not uncommon for puppies to get a case of the runs, especially since they're curious little explorers who nibble on just about anything they find during their outdoor adventures or in the yard. Even though diarrhoea is not always cause for alarm, it's important to keep an eye on this, as it could be a sign of something more serious, like parvovirus. Diarrhea can lead to dehydration, so keep a close watch on your furry friend, no matter how old they are. In this blog, we will cover common causes of diarrhoea, signs that the runs are serious and some home remedies to get your pup on the mend.

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