Vita Canis Blog

Dog Calming Spray That Works

July 23rd, 2021

Dogs, like humans, can get stressed. Especially now, when they haven’t been exposed to as many things as before in the last 18 months. Things like visitors, more frequent and more prolonged car journeys, other dogs, as well as being alone, and even thunderstorms.Stressors like this can trigger behaviours like barking, urinating inside, panting, passing,… Read More »

What Essential Oils Are Safe For Dog Shampoo?

July 20th, 2021

In my previous blog, I described how to add essential oils to your dog’s shampoo safely and where to get good quality essential oils.In this blog, I’m giving you a few examples of essential oils safe for dog shampoo. There could be a few reasons why you want to add essential oils to your dog’s… Read More »

Can I Add Essential Oils To My Dog’s Shampoo?

July 19th, 2021

Do you want to add more therapeutic properties to your dog’s shampoo?You know how beneficial essential oils are, but you are not sure what essential oils are safe to add to your dog’s shampoo? But mainly how to dilute them safely?Then this blog post is for you! Essential oils are not dispersed in a shampoo. … Read More »

What Should My Dog’s Skin Look Like?

July 17th, 2021

I wrote in my blogs about environmental allergies in dogs, skin problems, external parasites, and what to look for, and what to do. But I never mentioned what a dog’s skin looks like. The skin is the largest organ of your dog’s body. It provides a protective barrier against the environment, regulates temperature, and gives… Read More »

When Is The Best Time To Walk My Dog In The Summer?

July 16th, 2021

When it comes to summer walks, we have to adjust our walking routine. Sometimes it can be difficult “to explain” to your dog… most of the year, I walk my dogs around 4–5 pm. But during the summer when it’s too hot, I walk them early morning or late evening. Intense exercise in high temperatures… Read More »

Where To Rub A Dog To Calm Him Down

July 15th, 2021

In a few of my blogs, I mentioned the benefits of relaxing massage for dogs and how to rub a dog to calm him down. You don’t have to be a massage therapist, and you still can help your dog manage his stress and calm him down with gentle petting and rubbing.Physical touch increases the… Read More »

Dog Breeds Prone To Anxiety

July 14th, 2021

Over the years working with dogs, I have seen many stressed and anxious dogs. Same as us, all dogs experience stress at some point in their life, and all dogs might get anxious. But are there dog breeds that are prone to anxiety more than others? Yes, some breeds are more prone to anxiety than… Read More »

How Can I Constantly Calm My Dog?

July 13th, 2021

Anxiety is not only common in humans, but dogs can suffer as well.When your dog seems anxious, don’t panic. The thing is, the more you get stressed and worry about your dog, the more upset your dog will become. Why? Because you are so connected, he can feel your emotions, which makes him more anxious.… Read More »

Is Coconut Oil Good For My Dog’s Skin And Hair?

July 12th, 2021

Beautifully smelling coconut oil is not only delicious and fantastic to use as a cooking ingredient. But it’s also very beneficial in skincare, haircare, and even on a toothbrush. You’ve probably heard all this before. However, you may be wondering: Is coconut oil good for my dog’s skin and hair too? Coconut oil is probably one… Read More »

Why Is My Dog So Itchy But Has No Fleas?

July 11th, 2021

When you see your dog scratching and nibbling, the first thing you do is to check for fleas. You go through his coat, checking a bit by bit, using a flea comb, and nothing. And then you ask yourself: Why is my dog itchy but has no fleas? If your dog is still itching and he doesn’t have… Read More »

What People Say...

Just to let you know we LOVE the Comfort Blend we got from you at Crufts. The girls love the smell and try to lick it, and I find walks are a lot calmer these days. THANK YOU!! Calming Floral Spray is next on my list and maybe a burner with some stones.”
Savannah and Jasmine are  two lovely Italian Greyhounds, and you can find them on Instagram @sister.iggies.ig