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Does your Pooch have a sensitive stomach? This might be the solution

Wednesday 29 June, 2022

Did you know that gastrointestinal or stomach sensitivities are one of the most common health problems for dogs after skin diseases? Like human beings, dogs can become sensitive to a particular food or particular ingredients, causing stomach upset. Most dogs’ gut contain good bacteria that assist in digestion and breaking down of ingested food. But…read more


How to know if my dog needs probiotics

Monday 30 May, 2022

Keeping your dog’s gut in good shape is a little more difficult than it appears. While dogs may and do eat anything found on the ground, they usually emerge unhurt. Other times, they consume stuff they shouldn’t, and you’re left cleaning up for quite some time. A sensitive digestive system is frequently one of the…read more


Natural Ways to look after your Dog’s Gut Health

Thursday 21 April, 2022

Over the last few years, the topic of gut health has taken centre stage. It’s simple to understand why, with research proving that gut health is an important role in our overall well-being, impacting immunity, mental state, energy levels, and more. But we’re not just talking about people here; your four-legged buddies need some love…read more


5 Common Health Problems for Shih Tzu dogs

Tuesday 22 March, 2022

Maltese and the much-loved Shih Tzu, are among the most popular smaller breedsof dogs. These dogs are known for their loyalty and gentle child-friendly demeanor. Shih Tzus are affectionate, lively, and devoted to their owners. This breed is ideal for raising alongside a family because of its small stature and friendly demeanour. Even though these…read more



The Proof is in the Poop

Saturday 22 January, 2022

When your dog is in good health, it appears in his faeces. It can be huge, firm, and come in a variety of dark hues. Something is awry when you notice a rapid shift, such as blood in your dog’s faeces. Continue reading to find out how you can recognise health issues in your dog’s…read more


How Swimming can improve your dog’s health & wellbeing

Friday 10 December, 2021

  Swimming is an excellent form of exercise for your canine pal. It does wonders for overall health, providing an aerobic workout that will keep them feeling fit and healthy and can provide essential relief from the summer heat. It can be especially beneficial as therapy for dogs rehabilitating from an injury or surgery, having…read more


Bandit – Lifelong Dig-In User and Much Loved Pet

Friday 05 November, 2021

It’s time we catch up with our old friend Bandit, an energetic, age-defying Blue Australian Cattle Dog. When we first met Bandit he was scratching a lot and was off his food. When Bandit’s owner Magaret reached out to us to see if Dig-In could help Bandit. We were confident that Dig-In would help. Soon…read more


How can you fight Dog Joint Pain?

Wednesday 22 September, 2021

Arthritis affects around 20% of dogs of all ages and breeds. The disease in your pet might be minor and undetectable, or it can be severe and cause terrible discomfort and lameness. Your dog may suffer from arthritis and joint pain, but you can help alleviate their agony by learning about their condition and providing…read more


What’s in Canine Prebiotics Anyway?

Monday 06 September, 2021

What are Prebiotics?  Prebiotics are a form of dietary fibre that supports the growth and development of good and healthy intestinal bacteria so that harmful bacteria doesn’t overrun your immune system and make you feel ill or sick. Dietary fibre can be broken down into two primary categories: Soluble Fibre – As suggested by the…read more


How Can I Improve My Dog’s Gut Health?

Thursday 06 May, 2021

Your dog’s gut health is a tremendously HUGE factor in determining your pet’s overall health and happiness. A healthy gut can ensure longevity, resilience to illness and better stress response. Like us, good health is a determining factor for a higher quality of life. It’s the same for your pet too. At Dig-In, our entire…read more


Can My Dog Eat Yoghurt for Probiotics

Wednesday 24 March, 2021

There’s quite a fuss about probiotics for dogs at the moment. With humans downing Kombucha, adding Kimchi to salads and dollops of yoghurts in the pursuit of the ‘proper immune function’ resulting from good gut bacteria, we’ve often assumed that our pets should do likewise.  At Dig-In we have created a few articles that promote…read more


Probiotics for Dogs: What’s the hype and why we offer prebiotics.

Wednesday 27 January, 2021

There is a lot of noise around dog probiotics and their reported benefits. At Dig-In we know that they can be a healthy addition to your dog’s diet, but don’t reach for them just yet. There is a lot more to probiotics for dogs than you might realise and equipping yourself with the right knowledge…read more


5 Great Tips: Diet and Weight Management for Dogs

Tuesday 22 December, 2020

Maintaining your dog’s weight is unbelievably important to raise a healthy and happy dog. At Dig-In we’ve been writing a lot about the common ailments of certain breeds, ways to avoid expensive Vet bills and the importance of nutrition in dogs, as well as how to maintain a healthy gut. This promotes all the goodness…read more


5 Common Cavoodle Health Problems

Friday 27 November, 2020

This adorable designer breed is a cross between the King Charles Cavalier Spaniel and usually (but not always) a toy poodle. Thanks to its more diverse genetic makeup from both parents Cavoodles can be more robust and less inclined to particular defects. But… you are purchasing a designer dog breed, and you should satisfy yourself…read more