Borrelia are bacteria that are transmitted from ticks to dogs – and our canine friends can encounter ticks almost year round. However, dogs with strong immune systems very rarely contract Borrelia infections (Lyme borreliosis). Learn what Lyme disease is and what you can do to prevent you dog from contracting it here.
For our canine friends, the filling of the food bowl is one of the highlights of the day. But what if the food your dog loves gives him problems? Dogs with food intolerances often suffer from digestive or skin problems. But pinpointing the problem ingredient will help your dog live a full and healthy life. Read here what you can do and which herbs are useful in treating food intolerances.
If your dog is constantly scratching, if his skin is flaky or full of sores or scabs and he's losing fur, this may be a sign of mites. These annoying skin parasites can make a dog's life miserable and, if left untreated, cause serious illness. Read here which mites infest dogs, and what to do if your dog has them.
As any dog owner can tell you, our canine friends will stick their noses in just about anything. This brings them in contact with parasites, bacteria, and sometimes even viruses, all of which can lead to gastrointestinal ailments. A faecal sample examination can find the cause. Learn here how to collect a faecal sample from your dog and what faecal testing can reveal.
Cushing's syndrome is one of the most commonly found disorders in dogs. Symptoms usually develop over a period of months, leading dog owners to view them as part of the normal ageing process. If not caught in time, however, this disorder can have severe health consequences for afflicted dogs. Read here which signs point to Cushing's and how you can help your dog to have a better quality of life.
The sandfly, native to the Mediterranean region, is a vector of one of the most dangerous subtropical diseases, leishmaniasis. The number of leishmaniasis cases has risen dramatically in recent years. Learn here about leishmaniasis and what you can do to protect your dog.
Oils play an important role in healthy nutrition for dogs too. Many people wonder about which oil is the right one for their dog. Cold-pressed oils, especially, do not only promote human health but are also particularly beneficial to dogs.
Osteoarthritis is a degenerative joint disease, mainly caused to long-term overload and characterised by a progressive change in the cartilage and bone structure. Ewalia provides information on causes, symptoms and treatment options as well as prevention of osteoarthritis in dogs.