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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It’s all about gut health, as gut health leads to better overall health. That’s why you may consider switching your dog to a raw diet. If you’ve ever thought about it, we’ve got some info on the benefits of gut health and a raw food diet for your dog.
Oh, no! Your dog’s had colon blow, and you’re both a mess about it. Stress colitis in dogs is a common digestive disorder that happens when stress or anxiety brings about inflammation in a dog’s colon, but the good news is that there are steps you can take to help prevent stress colitis in dogs.
So how long can dogs hold their poop? It’s an important question for dog parents, particularly because you’re worried about their comfort level (as well as your floor). The answer is that it really depends on the dog.
It’s that time of year…and while we are dealing with one of the worst human flu seasons in over 10 years, it appears that the dog flu may be coming to a neighborhood near you. If it hasn’t already, that is. Want to know how to possibly help ward off canine influenza?
They say that poop is the window to the soul. Okay, maybe no one says that, but poop IS a good indicator of overall health. If your best friend has yellow dog poop, you may want to investigate.
When your dog's tummy is irritated, it may actually be a case of canine colitis you're dealing with. Colitis in dogs happens when his colon gets irritated or inflamed and can be a painful mess for your best friends. So what is the best treatment for colitis in dogs?...
If your dog won’t go poop, that’s a problem. So, if you’re asking, “What to give your dog for constipation?” we’ve got the best answer!
It’s the time of year where pumpkin pie abounds and you may wonder if pumpkin is good for dogs. Pumpkin IS a superfood for dogs, but it may not be the best thing to give your dog this Thanksgiving!
Dog throw-up isn't the most fun, but it's even weirder when your dog is throwing up clear liquid and you don't know why. Here are some reasons that your dog is throwing up clear liquid and how you can help! Why does my dog throw up? When we think of reasons a dog is...
It seems like every dog does it–dogs eat grass and vomit. Almost like they’re making themselves sick on purpose. It turns out that when dogs eat grass and vomit, that may be very much what they’re doing. The question is about why they need to vomit in the first place.
It’s that time of year and all the good little furry ghouls and goblins are getting ready for the night the doorbell rings incessantly. While some dogs enjoy a good game of dress-up for the festivities, Halloween actually poses some risks for dogs–second only to 4th of July according to experts. So is Halloween safe for dogs? It can be, with some purposed precautions.
When it comes to artificial coloring in dog products, you may think your dog doesn’t care. Maybe they don’t, but you should! Artificial coloring in dog products is no better for them than it is for humans. That means you may want to double-check ingredients before you give your best friend their favorite treat or chew.