Help! My Dog Ate Probiotics

Dogs are notoriously curious and one of their most important means of exploring the world is their tongue. Don’t be surprised if your pet is intrigued by the bottle of probiotics left on the table and helps himself to it. You should, of course, have a few words with your dog about his behavior but, …

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Help! My Dog Ate A Sponge

Sponges come on all shapes and forms- from the sponge balls created to keep our young children safe to the makeup sponges which help apply a near perfect finish to the myriad of sponges that we use to clean whether that is in the kitchen or the shower. It is hard to think of our …

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My Dog Ate A Frog And Is Vomiting

One of my best friends tells a funny story about a Spaniel that he had. One of the spaniel’s favourite party tricks was running up and down by their garden pond barking loudly whenever he spotted a frog. I don’t think that the dog ever caught a frog but it kept him very fit! But …

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My Dog Licked Some Motor Oil

Are you having a bad day? Have you just seen a suspicious dark puddle under your car and just as you think that things can’t get worse, your dog strolls over and starts drinking from the puddle. And now on top of that car repair bill, you can see dollar bills from an emergency vet’s …

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Help! My Dog Ate Melatonin

Many of us use melatonin supplements. A study in 2018 found that in the US, three million adults and half a million children are taking melatonin supplements. And as our ability to sleep probably gets worse over time, our reliance on this supplement will only increase. But melatonin can also be prescribed for use with …

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Help! My Dog Ate Olive Oil

Olive oil is rich in powerful antioxidants, vitamin E, K and many other anti-inflammatory compounds. It also contains omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids which are excellent for heart health and monounsaturated fats which makes it heat-resistant and great for cooking.  Olive oil is very healthy for humans with many great benefits, but what about our …

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My dog ate Aquaphor

You didn’t see that coming, did you? Well, maybe you should have because dogs are very inquisitive by nature and there’s really no telling why the Aquaphor tub you left on the table caught his attention. The good news is your pet will probably be just fine, except for the oily diarrhea which, sadly, you …

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My Dog Ate A Bat

I am lucky. I live on the edge of a city and my house backs onto a field and when I take my dogs out for their last pee before bed quite often I can see bats swooping around. They fascinate me. Partly because they look so strange but also because in the UK they …

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Help! My Dog Ate A Maggot

That’s gross! When you see your adorable pooch eating maggots, it’s pretty disgusting, but as a loving pet parent you probably know dogs will eat most anything given half a chance. If you’re worried the maggots might harm your dog, just calm down, he’ll be fine! However, since this might happen again there’s a few …

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Help! My Dog Ate A Worm

Dogs and young puppies eat the strangest and most disgusting things, don’t they? And so, what should you do if your dog eats a worm? Try not to vomit with disgust?! Personally, the sight of an earthworm turns my stomach and so on the few occasions that my dogs have eaten a few has got …

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