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Should You Start Making Your Own Dog Food?

Wednesday March 06, 2019

Here at Dig-In, we’ve committed ourselves to create healthy and happy dogs. We created Dig-In to boost the healthful range of any dog food, be that off the shelf at your local supermarket or a high-quality mix of your own making. Lately, we’ve noticed that there is an increase in people making their own dog…read more


5 Common Cocker Spaniel Health Problems

Tuesday May 08, 2018

  With their expressive eyes and ever-wagging tail, the Cocker Spaniel has become a familar and loved breed throughout many Australian homes. Ever willing to please, energetic and more than a little sensitive, American and English Cocker Spaniels are among the best companion breeds. But, like any breed of dog, they have some susceptibilities and…read more


Does Your Dog Need Supplements?

Wednesday May 17, 2017

We live in an age where we are actively encouraged to pursue optimal health by efficient means. At some stage in this journey, we started the compromise of balanced diets for vitamin and mineral rich supplements – and now we’re starting along this path with our dogs. So, the question is, do our loyal four-legged friends…read more



5 Common Pug Health Problems

Sunday February 05, 2017

With their expressive eyes, adorable wrinkles and wide smiles, it’s easy to see why Pugs are such a popular dog breed. Fitting a whole lot of personality into a small, stocky package – Pugs are fun-loving, affectionate, and cheekily wilful. Well known for their lack of impulse control when it comes to food, Pugs require…read more


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5 Common Dachshund Health Problems

Thursday January 05, 2017

As anyone who owns one knows, Dachshunds are energetic, fun-loving dogs with an independent (and sometimes stubborn) streak. Seeming to possess almost limitless supplies of energy, it can be hard to tell when your dog is feeling a bit off. So that you’ve got a better idea of what to look out for, here are…read more


Pancreatitis in dogs – symptoms and treatment

Tuesday September 13, 2016

You share much in common with your dog, including the way your pancreas functions. A vital organ in both you and your dog, the pancreas releases enzymes to help break down and digest food, and produces hormones which help regulate blood sugar levels. Pancreatitis occurs when the pancreas becomes inflamed, causing digestive enzymes to leak…read more


10 possible reasons why your dog is vomiting

Thursday August 25, 2016

Dogs can sometimes vomit because they’ve eaten something disagreeable or gobbled down too much food, too quickly. But vomiting can also indicate something far more serious – your dog may have swallowed a toxic substance, or may be suffering from a condition that requires immediate medical attention. Potential causes of vomiting include: Eating grass. Most…read more


Tapeworm in dogs – symptoms and treatment

Thursday July 28, 2016

As friendly and welcoming as your dog may be, sometimes it’d be good if they weren’t such hospitable hosts. Take for instance the case of tapeworms. Growing to six inches long or more, these parasites commonly infect dogs, taking up residence in the intestines of their host. There are two main types of tapeworm: flea…read more


Intestinal dog worms and their symptoms

Thursday July 14, 2016

Worms are almost an inevitable part of dog life, but it’s important to know the types of worms your dog may become infected with, and to be aware of the potential symptoms of infestation. Your dog can become host to a number of unwelcome internal parasites throughout their life. In Australia, the most common intestinal…read more


10 most common dog health problems

Thursday June 30, 2016

We all want our dogs to be as happy and healthy as possible, and as your dog’s primary caregiver, it’s up to you to help keep them that way between vet visits. A fantastic way to help support your dog’s health is by regularly adding Dig-In Digestive Gravy Powder to their daily meal. In much…read more


Why does my dog eat grass?

Thursday June 16, 2016

Dogs are endlessly fascinating creatures. No matter how well we think we know our dogs, they can often surprise us with what they get up to. One little quirk you may have noticed is your dog occasionally channeling their inner grazing cow and munching on some grass. While there’s no need to worry about your…read more


What type of bones should I feed my dog?

Tuesday March 29, 2016

Like most dog owners, you are probably continually looking for new ways to spoil your pet and show your furry friend how much you love them. We hope our last weeks’ post about what human foods dogs can eat gave you some ideas on how to reward your dog. Bones are often seen as rewards…read more

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Top 15 human foods your dog can eat

Tuesday March 22, 2016

Living with a dog usually means dealing with plenty of begging at mealtimes. Even when you’re a responsible owner, it can still be tough to resist those hungry puppy eyes at your feet. If you’ve read our last week’s blog post, you probably know that many types of food can be dangerous for dogs, but…read more

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Unexpected findings from the Dig-In trial

Wednesday April 29, 2015

After we developed Dig-In, we ran an in-home 30-day trial to ensure that pet owners could see for themselves the effects that we had seen in our own trials. The Dig-In trial ran between July and August 2013, over the course of 30 days. In total, twenty one dogs across Australia took part in the trial.…read more