Pet Corner

Friday, 17 May 2019
There’s been a lot of buzz in the health industry lately over the benefits of hemp seed oil supplements for humans, but you may have never thought of adding it to your beloved dog’s diet? Hemp seed oil comes from the seeds of the hemp plant and is rich in nutrients like fatty acids, antioxidants and phospholipids. — Read Article
Thursday, 16 May 2019
Our pets needs have much in common with our own, a healthy diet, ample exercise to maintain strength, mobility and support healthy body mass especially at this time of year. — Read Article
Posted by: Silberhorn Team
Wednesday, 24 April 2019
Just like humans, dogs are starting to live a bit longer thanks to advancements in health and nutrition. Better health care and an improved diet mean your pup can live out his senior years hopefully in good health and with good mobility. — Read Article
Wednesday, 24 April 2019
As your dog gets into his senior years, his body will produce less glucosamine, which may cause him to experience stiffness and joint pain. Glucosamine helps to support the molecules that form cartilage in joints and as this deteriorates, joints will lose their shock absorption capabilities. — Read Article
Wednesday, 24 April 2019
Consuming regular garlic supplementation has a number of benefits to support your dog’s health, just like how humans benefit from eating garlic. If given regularly in small doses, it will help to improve your dog’s health inside and out. Always check with your vet before administering a new supplement to your pet. — Read Article
Wednesday, 20 February 2019
Over the Christmas and New Year period PetCalm sales were a standout performer indicating that there is a significant market for natural remedies that don’t involve pharmaceuticals and or chemicals to deal with our pet needs. — Read Article
Posted by: Silberhorn Team
Wednesday, 13 February 2019
Dogs can display aggression for multiple reasons and it can be for defensive or offensive reasons. Your pup may have only started showing signs of aggression recently, or he could have been getting aggressive for a while. Either way, it’s a good idea to pinpoint the root cause, so you can tackle the problem in the right way. — Read Article
Wednesday, 16 January 2019
Your pup becomes like part of the family and just like kids growing up, dogs can injure themselves running and jumping about, trying to get rid of some of their energy. And because you become so close with your dog, it can be heartbreaking to see them hurt themselves or limp about in obvious pain. — Read Article
Wednesday, 16 January 2019
If your dog’s immune system is not working well, he can be more susceptible to a host of diseases like; diabetes, cancer, infections, osteoarthritis and general stomach and coat problems. A strong immune system will detect and work to protect the body from harmful pathogens like bacteria, parasites, fungi and viruses. — Read Article
Wednesday, 16 January 2019
Although most quality pet foods should include all the daily fat and other nutrients required for optimal health, the inclusion of omega-3 supplements can have many benefits for your pet. Omega-3 aids in the reduction of inflammation, therefore pain and supports the development and growth of nerve cells. This is why supplementing puppies and kittens with omega-3, will provide with the optimal support for prime development. — Read Article
Wednesday, 19 December 2018
Although cats are natural predators and we associate them with roaming the outdoors, they can live a very happy life indoors if given the right stimulation and can even live longer due to not being exposed to car pollutants, other predators and possible diseases passed from other wildlife. — Read Article
Friday, 30 November 2018
Maybe you’ve decided the times right to make a big move and you’re excited to start your new life. This is all well and good, but your pet may not be feeling the same way! Some animals take time to adapt to their surroundings and feel safe when things are familiar and they’re in a routine. Taking all this familiarity away from them, can mean a huge amount of stress and could take them a while to get used to the new home. — Read Article
Wednesday, 21 November 2018
Christmas, the holidays, the long drive with pets or maybe the kennels, our pet’s world is turned upside down through the holiday season, unfamiliar visitors including children and other pets all add to the stress and anxiety for our pets who like us are happiest with a familiar routine and surroundings. — Read Article
Posted by: Silberhorn Team
Wednesday, 14 November 2018
Just like humans, dogs can benefit greatly from a regular exercise routine and nutritious eating plan. — Read Article
Friday, 19 October 2018
Depending on your dogs breed, they can be considered ‘’senior’’ from the age 6 and upwards. This may seem like nothing to the average human, but a small dog may start showing signs of ageing from this age onwards which can affect the quality of their lives if not addressed. — Read Article
Friday, 19 October 2018
Nocturnal noises and suspicious moving shadows, may cause your pup to bark and this is understandable. This is also good to know he is alert and letting you know of any unusual goings on around your property. — Read Article
Monday, 17 September 2018
Just as humans are taking care of themselves better and living longer, our dogs are also living longer. On the flipside, this longer life may mean they’ll suffer from some sort of degenerative joint disease. There are several types of canine arthritis, but the most common seen is age related. — Read Article
Monday, 10 September 2018
Your dog sees you as part of their pack and you see them as a family member and when they get ill it can be upsetting to watch them suffer. Dogs are prone to illnesses just like we are and there are many common ones to look out for, but should not be ignored. The quicker you take action, the less they will suffer and there are many ways you can help prevent a recurrence of the same health problem. — Read Article
Monday, 10 September 2018
Pets get stressed out just like we do and some can be in a constant state of anxiety depending on their personality. It can be something simple like; hearing a loud noise, travelling in the car, meeting new people, a party in your home or a vet visit. — Read Article
Monday, 27 August 2018
No dog owner wants to know that their dog is suffering with joint pain or any pain for that matter. Unfortunately there are many breeds that are more prone to problems such as hip dysplasia or arthritis which will cause joint pain. — Read Article