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Bandit – Lifelong Dig-In User and Much Loved Pet

Friday 05 November, 2021

It’s time we catch up with our old friend Bandit, an energetic, age-defying Blue Australian Cattle Dog. When we first met Bandit he was scratching a lot and was off his food. When Bandit’s owner Magaret reached out to us to see if Dig-In could help Bandit. We were confident that Dig-In would help. Soon…read more


How can you fight Dog Joint Pain?

Wednesday 22 September, 2021

Arthritis affects around 20% of dogs of all ages and breeds. The disease in your pet might be minor and undetectable, or it can be severe and cause terrible discomfort and lameness. Your dog may suffer from arthritis and joint pain, but you can help alleviate their agony by learning about their condition and providing…read more


What’s in Canine Prebiotics Anyway?

Monday 06 September, 2021

What are Prebiotics?  Prebiotics are a form of dietary fibre that supports the growth and development of good and healthy intestinal bacteria so that harmful bacteria doesn’t overrun your immune system and make you feel ill or sick. Dietary fibre can be broken down into two primary categories: Soluble Fibre – As suggested by the…read more


How Can I Improve My Dog’s Gut Health?

Thursday 06 May, 2021

Your dog’s gut health is a tremendously HUGE factor in determining your pet’s overall health and happiness. A healthy gut can ensure longevity, resilience to illness and better stress response. Like us, good health is a determining factor for a higher quality of life. It’s the same for your pet too. At Dig-In, our entire…read more


Can My Dog Eat Yoghurt for Probiotics

Wednesday 24 March, 2021

There’s quite a fuss about probiotics for dogs at the moment. With humans downing Kombucha, adding Kimchi to salads and dollops of yoghurts in the pursuit of the ‘proper immune function’ resulting from good gut bacteria, we’ve often assumed that our pets should do likewise.  At Dig-In we have created a few articles that promote…read more


Probiotics for Dogs: What’s the hype and why we offer prebiotics.

Wednesday 27 January, 2021

There is a lot of noise around dog probiotics and their reported benefits. At Dig-In we know that they can be a healthy addition to your dog’s diet, but don’t reach for them just yet. There is a lot more to probiotics for dogs than you might realise and equipping yourself with the right knowledge…read more


5 Great Tips: Diet and Weight Management for Dogs

Tuesday 22 December, 2020

Maintaining your dog’s weight is unbelievably important to raise a healthy and happy dog. At Dig-In we’ve been writing a lot about the common ailments of certain breeds, ways to avoid expensive Vet bills and the importance of nutrition in dogs, as well as how to maintain a healthy gut. This promotes all the goodness…read more


5 Common Cavoodle Health Problems

Friday 27 November, 2020

This adorable designer breed is a cross between the King Charles Cavalier Spaniel and usually (but not always) a toy poodle. Thanks to its more diverse genetic makeup from both parents Cavoodles can be more robust and less inclined to particular defects. But… you are purchasing a designer dog breed, and you should satisfy yourself…read more


Our Take on Supplement for Dogs

Friday 16 October, 2020

So Fido’s skin is itchy, he’s beginning to sport a limp after a long run or there is a general lacklustre in him that is noticeable. As an owner, you’re very tuned into what your dog’s behaviours are and what they should be. A balanced diet is often key to the ongoing health of your…read more


Kane & Jason

Wednesday 02 September, 2020

Dig-In has built relationships with customers over the years. The people who have ordered repeatedly have joined Frank’s “call and check in” list. We start to know the names of their dogs and the special place that they hold in the hearts of their owners. You see, we’re all dog lovers here, that small bundle…read more


5 Common dog behaviours explained

Friday 07 August, 2020

Dogs are an endless source of joy for owners. But sometimes they also show some odd behaviours that can leave owners scratching their heads. From burying bones to sustained intense staring while going to the toilet, all their behavioural tendencies have a reason. We thought it would be interesting to delve into a few of…read more


5 ways to ease your dog’s separation anxiety post isolation

Wednesday 27 May, 2020

With restrictions easing across the nation, schools being re-opened and the ‘the new normal’ on the agenda, many owners are finding themselves having to once again leave their dogs at home for extended periods. A few months ago this was part of their routine but since you’ve been stuck at home due to restrictions your…read more


Can I give my dog’s bones?

Thursday 09 April, 2020

  There is a lot of confusion about dogs and bones. In recent years the message seems to have gotten muddled and for many ‘fur babies’ bones are off the menu for good. While for some dogs that may be true, for others it isn’t. Bones can be a great addition to many dogs diets…read more


Skin Irritation in Dogs! The causes and what to do about it…

Tuesday 10 March, 2020

Here’s a scenario that EVERY dog owner is familiar with. You’re sitting at home enjoying a quiet night in, maybe Netflix is on and you’re working your way through the latest series. Maybe you’re tucked up in bed reading away, but despite trying desperately to throw yourself into your book, series, nap, conversation and enjoy…read more


3 Common French Bulldog Health Problems That Every Owner Needs to Know.

Wednesday 15 January, 2020

The French Bulldog or ‘Frenchie’ has a really interesting history. Spanning back to pre-industrial Britain and the lace makers of Nottingham who kept smaller bulldogs as companions and rat catchers.  As the industrial age threatened lace-makers livelihood in the UK owners migrated to France where the Bulldogs were bred with terriers and pugs – eventually…read more