Vita Canis Blog

Bathing Your Dog At Home

January 7th, 2021

There are times when you may  have to bath your dog at home. Like when your dog is dirty all over  after a muddy walk. Or after he or she rolled in something disgusting, or if your dog groomer can’t fit your dog in… Depends on the size of the dog and its temperament it… Read More »

New Year’s Resolutions For Dog Owners

December 31st, 2020

A New Year is upon us – a year with 365 blank pages for us to fill. It’s the perfect time for setting goals and starting afresh, not just for us but for our dogs too. Do you overlook your dog when it comes to setting your New Year’s resolutions? With all the love and… Read More »

20 Christmas Deadly Dog Dangers

December 23rd, 2020

20 Christmas dangers for your dog, for you to avoid! Have you perhaps become a happy dog owner this year and you’re about to celebrate your first Christmas together? Christmas is supposed to be a time full of cheer and I’m sure you want to keep it that way. One of the last things that… Read More »

Essential Oils to Avoid

December 11th, 2020

Do you have a box of essential oils and you’ve been wondering if they’re safe to use around your dog? Do you know what essential oils to avoid? There’s a common misconception that natural ingredients are always safe but in fact, some natural substances can be highly toxic and irritating even though they are obtained… Read More »

4 Tips On How To Use Comfort Blend For Separation Anxiety

December 5th, 2020

Does your dog suffer from separation anxiety? Are you perhaps worrying that when you go back to work, after this second lockdown, that he might become anxious? Comfort Blend can help. Separation anxiety is a common problem and the number of dogs affected increased after our initial lockdown. I designed Comfort Blend specifically for separation… Read More »

Aromatherapy for dogs & safe use of essential oils.

November 26th, 2020

Do you have a couple of essential oils at home? Or maybe even a full box, and you’ve been wondering what oils you can use and how? You read about aromatherapy for dogs, and you about to buy some essential oils, but you’re overwhelmed by the online choice as well as all the information? There… Read More »

Keeping your dog calm during stress or anxiety like fireworks.

November 5th, 2020

Do you understand the difference between stress and anxiety? Would you like to know one of the fastest ways to calm your dog during fireworks? It’s important to know that our dog’s behaviour depends on three key factors: 1) His/her genetic predisposition2) Learned behaviour from previous experiences 3) The particular environment he/she is in at the time… Read More »

How to keep your dog calm on fireworks night 2020 – four tips

October 30th, 2020

Here are my four tips how to keep your dog calm this fireworks season. Bonfire night and new year’s eve are just around the corner which can be a particularly stressful season for dogs everywhere. Many dogs are scared of fireworks. Those unexpected loud bangs and wheezing sounds tell them that something terrible is happening… Read More »

What the essential oils in Comfort Blend can do for your anxious dog.

October 15th, 2020

Each ingredient found inside Comfort Blend was handpicked by me to give your dog a little something extra to keep calm. These 100% genuine essential oils and aim to relax your dog as well as strengthen his nervous system. Every drop of Comfort Blend holds: Petitgrain essential oil. Petitgrain essential oil is distilled from the… Read More »

Be mindful like a dog.

October 12th, 2020

It’s dark and raining outside while I write this blog. Some people like this weather but it’s pretty miserable to me. The dogs weren’t impressed either when they had to go outside for their morning wee. My terriers aren’t as tough as they look like. Saying that though, there’s still something lovely about Autumn, isn’t… 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