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Saturday, 11 September 2021
As we emerge from winter our pets like us need to get out and enjoy the change of seasons. — Read Article
Posted by: Silberhorn
 
Friday, 04 June 2021
What’s the best way to keep a senior dog healthy and fit? Supporting with health supplements and reducing calorie intake are just a few things which help ageing dogs. — Read Article
 
Friday, 14 May 2021
How to encourage positive behavior in your dog? Here’s 5 simple ways to improve your dog’s behavior in just a few days. — Read Article
 
Wednesday, 07 April 2021
Does your pup howl, bark and begin stressing when you start to leave the house? Or did he chew your shoes to shreds while you were out? This could be the first signs of canine separation anxiety. While this is more common in puppies and young dogs, it can happen at any age when a dog is super attached to their owner. — Read Article
 
Wednesday, 03 March 2021
As a result of the lockdowns New Zealanders have made a number of changes to their way of life to adapt to the limits and restrictions that have been imposed upon us. — Read Article
Posted by: Silberhorn Team
 
Sunday, 21 February 2021
While barking is natural for dogs – it’s their form of communication. If your dog is barking excessively day and night, this could point to an underlying problem. Why a dog is barking is not always obvious to us. Dogs have an enhanced sense of smell and hearing, meaning they may notice things way before we do. — Read Article
 
Monday, 25 January 2021
Do dogs need vitamins and minerals? Do they get enough from their food? As a dog owner, you may wonder if you’re feeding your dog the right food and if they are getting what they need from it. It can be tough to get it right, with different breeds needing different things. While many dog foods claim to be complete, many don’t contain enough natural vitamins. — Read Article
Posted by: Silberhorn Team
 
Monday, 23 November 2020
At this time of year - Christmas and the holidays, the social scene may be tough for pets to cope with, their world is turned upside down by this. — Read Article
Posted by: Silberhorn Team
Wednesday, 14 October 2020
If your dog is limping, it could mean he has an injury on one or more legs. This could be caused by an injury, disrupted function or even a combination of both. An injured dogs limp can be subtle or very obvious. He may even lift up the paw to avoid putting weight down. Some dogs may even show intermittent signs of on and off limping. — Read Article
 
Wednesday, 14 October 2020
Genetics play a big role in whether your pup gets arthritis. But, if you put a few preventative measures in place, you may be able to prevent or at least minimise his symptoms. Just like with humans, if you feed him well, give regular exercise and quality supplements, this will keep him strong and healthy. — Read Article
 
Tuesday, 15 September 2020
As our pets age, it’s likely some will suffer with an eye condition. If you put prevention methods in place early on, you can stave off problems. And the good news is, there are many natural remedies you can try out to support their overall vision. — Read Article
 
Tuesday, 15 September 2020
Has your beloved pup start to experience split nails? Or has he always had weak nails and you’re looking for a remedy? Either way, split nails can cause pain and bleeding for your canine if not looked after. Also, constant split nails could point to another problem that needs to be healed. — Read Article
 
Monday, 24 August 2020
Dogs love to run about and jump around like crazy things, especially when they get excited. This can mean, as they age, joints start to show signs of wear and tear. — Read Article
 
Monday, 24 August 2020
Are you wondering how to boost your dog’s immune system naturally? Dogs living in the modern world are constantly exposed to immune suppressants such as chemicals, toxins and pesticides for example. This means, they need all the help they can get to keep a healthy, functioning immune system. — Read Article
 
Wednesday, 10 June 2020
If your dog has always been a picky eater, you’ve probably had many battles. But if he has suddenly started turning his nose up at your offerings, there could be a few simple reasons. While you may think canines like variety, they are actually quite happy to eat the same thing for their whole lives. — Read Article
 
Wednesday, 10 June 2020
Your dog needs a full array of vitamins and minerals to live a happy, healthy life. Just like us, if they are deficient, this could lead to signs of poor health. Some of the most important nutrients your canine needs are essential fatty acids like omega 3, 6 and 9. — Read Article
 
Thursday, 04 June 2020
With the onset of winter we must be mindful of our personal needs and our pets. We have a tendency to consume fewer fluids over this period, this can result in an imbalance of body fluids and metabolism which may have an adverse overall effect on our health, it’s as important for our pets as it is for us. — Read Article
Posted by: Silberhorn Team
Monday, 11 May 2020
Many dog owners have reported that hemp seed oil given to their dogs has shown positive benefits for; pain relief, seizures, arthritis, anxiety, cognitive function and coat lustness. Hemp seed oil is full of powerful nutrients and healthy fatty acids. Due to the richness of the oil, make sure you check with your vet before starting a new hemp seed health supplement routine for your pup. — Read Article
 
Monday, 27 April 2020
Just like humans, if your pooch is eating a diet too high in processed garbage it’s likely to have a negative effect on his mood and behavior. Dogs benefit from a balanced, fresh diet and especially if your dog is hyperactive already, a bad diet can just exacerbate the problem. — Read Article
 
Friday, 21 February 2020
To follow on from our piece on anxiety and depression it is generally accepted that pets are a significant part of our lives; we see where pets have been introduced to aged care facilities handled by residents with a positive soothing affect for residents and caregivers alike. — Read Article
Posted by: Silberhorn Team