Recognising and Treating Zinc Deficiency in Dogs

Recognising and Treating Zinc Deficiency in Dogs

It is not fully understood why northern breeds like Siberian Huskies and Alaskan Malamutes are more prone to suffer from zinc deficiency. It may be down to a genetic inability to adequately absorb the essential mineral. One theory is that, in the wild, these dogs enjoyed a rich diet of fresh fish, meat and offal. Although they are now domesticated,...
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What things can my dog carry in his backpack?

What things can my dog carry in his backpack?

As its name suggests, dog backpacking involves heading into the great outdoors for a long hike - or even camping trip - with your canine companion in tow. As with most excursions, the idea is to carry just enough equipment to last you both for the duration of your trip. It is not unreasonable to expect your dog to carry...
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