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How a professional dog walker's Lab keeps up with her 4 hours a day regime

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How a professional dog walker's Lab keeps up with her 4 hours a day regime

Professional dog walker Jo Joyce guides us through her business essentials and how her 8 year old Labrador Bessie, keeps up with her intense 4 hours a day walking schedule. How long have you used Mobile Bones for?  We've been giving Bessie Mobile Bones for at least three years, since she had a few lumps removed. Initially it was to help aid her recovery and then we continued, due to the fact she is getting to a stage in life where we think it advantageous. Bessie has dog walks that can be up to 4 hours a day and still runs around, chasing...

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How can I encourage my fussy dog to eat?

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How can I encourage my fussy dog to eat?

Many customers talk to us about their dog being a fussy eater. It’s  particularly common in smaller breed dogs that spend more time on the sofa than in their own bed! We know it’s hard for dog owners to imagine eating the same meal everyday is any form of fun, but it is fundamental to your dog's health. Here are our tips for encouraging your fussy dog to eat a high quality food twice a day. Dogs can eat the same dry food everyday It is important to remember that your dog won’t get ‘bored’ of eating the same food at...

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What to do with your Halloween Pumpkin

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What to do with your Halloween Pumpkin

Make Spooky Halloween Dog Treats  Pooch & Mutt’s recipe for spooky Halloween treats with pumpkin and mint to keep your dog’s breath fresh.   Prep Time: 25 mins Cook Time: 25 mins Total Time: 50 mins   Ingredients: 1 cup pumpkin puree 2 large eggs 4 cups whole wheat flour 1 apple cored and grated 1/2 cup fresh mint leaves, chopped 1/4 cup fresh parsley leaves, chopped   Directions: Preheat oven to 175 degrees C. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper or a silicone baking mat; set aside. Beat the pumpkin puree and eggs until well combined, about 1­2...

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Keep your dog calm during fireworks

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Keep your dog calm during fireworks

Now is the time to start preparing your dog for Fireworks. It may seem like a while away, but a bit of action now can save a lot of anguish later. Dogs are far more sensitive to sounds and vibrations than we are, so are understandably scared by fireworks. It is also very hard to get them to understand that we we are letting off small explosive devices to celebrate someone trying to blow up the Houses of Parliament in 1605, and that this is just for fun. Until we can get dogs to understand us a bit better the...

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Why your dog should have probiotics every day

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Why your dog should have probiotics every day

Why you should make sure your dog gets their daily dose of probiotics  To make sure that you get ‘pickup-able poo’ To help protect them against harmful bacteria, such as E. Coli and Salmonella To help with problems, such as irritable bowel syndrome, collitis and diarrhoea To improve immunity To help with allergies To improve skin and coat condition To ensure you dog absorbs the nutrients from their food To help with behavioural issues To help keep your dog as happy and healthy as can be How can one thing do so much? The long list of what a probiotic...

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