Pet Health & Skin

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Dog Health, Pet Health & Skin, Skin, Coat & Paw Care

The Benefits of Organic Dog Grooming Products

by Lisa Porter on Aug 09 2023

In recent years, the trend towards using natural and organic products has gained momentum, extending to our pets as well. Just like humans, dogs can also experience skin sensitivities and allergies from harsh chemicals present in conventional grooming products. Organic grooming products are formulated with gentle, plant-based ingredients that help maintain your dog’s coat and skin health without the risk of harmful side effects. Be wary of labels though because many manufacturers list their products as natural, but when you read the ingredients, only one or two of the ingredients is actualy organic.

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Dog with issue of biting top of paws caused by chemicals in shampoo
Dog Health, Pet Health & Skin

Dog Biting Top of Paws

by Lisa Porter on Jul 30 2023

One of the biggest concerns I’ve often heard from dog owners why dog biting top of paws happens. Dog owners what to know what it the cause and what can be done about it. While it can be due to various reasons, top of paw biting may be influenced by skin irritations caused by certain ingredients in dog shampoos. Let’s explore which ingredients in shampoos can be initiating this behavior, the benefits of natural ingredients over chemical-based shampoos. We will also explore other triggers that may cause this behavior.

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loving cat and dog
Pet Health & Skin

Managing Pet Dander – Tips and Tricks for a Dander-Free Home

by Lisa Porter on May 31 2023

Imagine coming home after a long day, eagerly anticipating the warm welcome of your beloved pet. However, for individuals with allergies, this scenario often transforms into a distressing ordeal. Pet dander, a common allergen produced by our furry companions, can trigger a range of allergic reactions, ranging from mild irritation to severe respiratory distress. Managing pet dander effectively requires a multifaceted approach that combines medical interventions, environmental modifications, and responsible pet care practices.

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Cat Health & Care, Dog Health, Pet Health & Skin

Pet Dander – Understanding the Basics

by Lisa Porter on May 23 2023

Pet dander refers to the tiny particles of dead skin that animals, particularly dogs, and cats, naturally shed. These minuscule flecks of skin can become airborne and settle on various environmental surfaces, such as furniture, carpets, and bedding. According to the American Lung Association, pet dander is a common trigger for allergic reactions, particularly in individuals with sensitivities or allergies to pets.

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