Bernie’s Gut Health Blog
Bernie’s Gut Health Blog focuses on pet digestion, nutrition, food and general health. Bernie also adds some tidbits of his own dog wisdom.
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We all know that our furry best friends love to run, jump, and play. But have you ever stopped to think about what makes all that movement possible? Or how you can help make that movement smooth and easy for your dog’s whole life? You might have guessed that it’s all about their joints! Like us, dogs have a complex joint system that allows them to move freely and enjoy life to the fullest. And just like us, there are things we can do to help our dogs have the best joint health they can!
We all adore our furry best friends and want nothing but the best for them, right? But have you ever stopped to think about their oral health? Just like humans, our dogs can and often do face dental problems too. And guess what? It’s not just about bad breath.
Research shows a diverse and well-balanced microbiome can fend off numerous ailments, and a balanced gut enhances nutrient absorption and bolsters immunity. Dog microbiome diversity can be achieved; you just need to know how to get there!
Building robust joint health for young dogs is like investing in their future. A strong foundation you build early on can significantly reduce joint-related issues as your best friend ages. There’s a difference between joint health in young dogs and in older ones, and knowing how to build the best joint health in young dogs can be the gift you give them for the rest of their lives!
As our furry friends age, joint problems may become an increasing concern. Early detection is key in preventing the progression of joint diseases, and this is how we can help make sure our pets live their best, pain-free lives full of comfort and joy. Understanding how to detect the early signs of joint issues in dogs can allow us to support them best!
For every dog parent, the health of their best friend is important. Just as with humans, a dog’s gut health is intrinsically linked to its overall well-being, and their reactions to food matter. Lots of times, it’s thought that a dog has food allergies or an intolerance, but more often, there’s a connection between a dog’s gut health and how they react to what they eat.
Have you ever watched your dog shake their head endlessly or scratch their ears incessantly? And no, we’re not talking about just a random itch. Chronic ear infections can be a real pain for our furry friends. But did you know that the root of these persistent ear issues may actually be tied to their gut health? It’s true, and here’s more information on how your dog’s gut health connects to chronic ear infection in dogs.
That sound…it’s undeniable, and you realize that your dog is about to throw up. But, is it your dog vomiting or your dog regurgitating food? There IS a difference, and knowing how to help both can make life better for you AND your furry best friend!
When it comes to good dog gut health, it’s important to know how long it takes for a dog to properly digest dog food. Why’s that? Well, nutrient absorption is KEY for your dog’s immunity and overall health, and the best nutrient absorption happens when the canine digestive system is working efficiently and effectively!
Continue reading to find out the answer to the, “How long does it take a dog to digest food” question!