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We have written some articles which explain in a bit more detail the science behind Fish4Dogs:

Sensitive Digestion.

Generally, the first indication that your dog has a digestive upset is deterioration in the faecal consistency. This is often followed by associated symptoms, such as lethargy, skin irritation and excessive thirst however, it is very rare for a dog to actually vomit.

In fact their stomach is able to cope with many challenges that would cause us severe problems, such as bacterial contamination with
E- coli, due to the exceptionally high acidity of its environment.

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Coat Condition.

A pet’s skin and coat provides a natural physical barrier which is essential to maintain body temperature and reduce water loss. The skin is one of the largest single organs of the body and certainly the biggest sensory organ.

Maintaining a pets coat in the best possible health is vital to ensuring a pet’s overall health and vitality.

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Puppy Growth & Development.

Not all puppies develop at the same rate. For example, a Great Dane will take over 12 months to reach full maturity whereas for a terrier it is closer to 6 months.
 
During the first 2 or 3 months of life nutrition plays a crucial role in determining the health and wellbeing of the dog in later life....

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Dog Joint Mobility.

As we age our joints become a little less flexible and sometimes painful and aching. This is also very true for our dogs, and can affect over 50% of dogs aged 7 or more

Articulated (or movable) joints are enclosed capsules where two bones meet. To prevent.....
 
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Omega-3 Fats & Canine Nutrition.

 

The quantity and type of fat in our and our pet’s diet has been a subject of discussion and debate for many years. We all now know, and generally accept, that too much is a bad thing, and that unsaturated fat is generally better for us and our pets than saturated. However, recent interest has focused on the role of Omega-3 and Omega-6 fats in the diet. Both of these fats are polyunsaturated and so are liquid oils at normal room temperature.
 
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Palatability of Fish for Dogs.

Despite having significantly fewer taste buds than humans (1706 vs 9000), dogs have a highly attuned sense of taste which means they can detect what they like and dislike from only a small sample. Dogs also have a highly developed sense of smell which works together with the taste buds to accentuate the sense of taste
 
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Food-Related Skin Conditions In Dogs

Skin-related problems are often the first visible sign of an animal’s adverse reaction to a food or food component, but do not necessarily indicate an “allergy”. 
 
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