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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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Holistic Ways to Help Dog Allergies With Natural Remedies At Home

Holistic Ways to Help Dog Allergies With Natural Remedies At Home

Your little sneezy mc muffins might be driving you crazy with their stuffy nose and oozing eyes due to their allergies which could make you feel helpless. Seasonal and environmental allergies are common in dogs but most pet parents are afraid to bring them to the veterinarian because steroids and other medications are often prescribed. The great news is, you can have your little sneez-a-holic feeling better quickly with some natural remedies!

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Black Dog Poop: Causes & Treatments

Black Dog Poop: Causes & Treatments

If your dog has black dog poop, you might wonder what's making it that way. Black poop in dogs may be a sign there's a bigger issue, so making sure your dog's poop is normal is the first step to their overall health. Black Dog Poop: What To Look Out For? Dog poop...

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Why Dogs Fart So Much (And How You Can Treat It)

Why Dogs Fart So Much (And How You Can Treat It)

“Why does my dog fart so much?” We hear that a lot, and we understand. If your dog won’t stop farting, there’s likely a good reason. Finding out how to stop your dog from farting so much isn’t just about getting rid of the smell, but helping them be as healthy as they can be!
But why does my dog fart so much? Before treating or preventing this smelly condition, you need to identify why your dog farts so much.

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How To Firm Up Your Dog’s Stool? The #1 Way

How To Firm Up Your Dog’s Stool? The #1 Way

RUH-ROH! Your dog’s bum is leaking! Dog diarrhea is not just gross, it’s a sign that something isn’t right in your best friend’s gut. If you’re asking, “How do I firm up my dog’s stool?” you are in the right place! We have all the tips you need to help dog diarrhea disappear and solid, perfect dog poop to take its place!

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Why Does My Dog’s Poop Smell So Bad?

Why Does My Dog’s Poop Smell So Bad?

All poop stinks! However, if your dog’s poop is the stinkiest at the dog park, it can cause an embarrassing situation. Unusually smelly dog poop is a sign your dog might be experiencing some digestive issues or health problems. Healthy dog poop should be solid but have a softer consistency and its odor should not be very strong.

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How Can I Get My Dog to Stop Farting?

How Can I Get My Dog to Stop Farting?

Wow! That stinks! If you have ever inhaled a tremendously stinky fart from your dog, chances are your eyes crossed, and you gasped for air! You might have been able to laugh it off at the time, but deep down as a pet parent, you are very concerned about your dog’s health.

A natural reaction to your dog’s frequent stinky gas bombs is to find a way to stop the farting. The following information will help you get rid of your dog’s excessive farting problem.

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How Can I Get My Dog to Lose Weight?

How Can I Get My Dog to Lose Weight?

If you’re worried that your dog is a bit ‘fluffier’ than it needs to be so it’s healthy, you’re not alone. Canine obesity is a real thing, so if you’re asking, “How can I get my dog to lose weight?” we’ve got some tips!

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How Are Dogs Different From Cats?

How Are Dogs Different From Cats?

Aside from the obvious appearances, dogs are different from cats in many ways. They differ in personality, anatomy and even some quirky things you may not have known about before.

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Why Is It Important To Know About Types Of Dog Poop?

Why Is It Important To Know About Types Of Dog Poop?

It may seem like we do a lot of talking about poop around here and it’s true, we do. That’s because different types of dog poop can tell us about the health of our dog, and knowing what each type of dog poop means can help us take the best care of them we can.

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That’s Not Snow: Why Is My Dog’s Poop White?

That’s Not Snow: Why Is My Dog’s Poop White?

Ever stumble across a pile of your dog’s poop and it looks like someone may have left some chalk in your yard? There are many colors of dog poop, for sure, and they all typically mean something different. But why is my dog’s poop white, you wonder? We’ve got some ideas.

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What To Feed A Dog With Inflammatory Bowel Disease

What To Feed A Dog With Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) in dogs affects their digestive systems and can cause significant irritation and discomfort. It is an inflammation of the stomach and intestines and can have your dog suffering from things like diarrhea, vomiting, severe weight loss and more. Finding the right diet for your dog with IBD can be challenging, so if you’re asking what to feed a dog with Inflammatory Bowel Disease, we have some suggestions. 

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