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Turmeric for dogs: is it a good idea?

Turmeric for dogs: is it a good idea?

July 02, 2019

Turmeric is the new wonder ingredient. But can it alleviate joint stiffness? And is it safe for dogs?

Turmeric is a tropical plant that originates in India and is part of the ginger family. For centuries, it’s been used as a culinary spice, particularly in curries, where it adds a subtle flavour and a characteristic golden colour.

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Signs of Stiffness: Lintbells survey results

Signs of Stiffness: Lintbells survey results

June 14, 2019

In our latest survey, 41% of dog owners say their pet has stiff joints. This is distressing news for animal lovers. Luckily, though, there are lots of ways you can help. Have a read of some of the ideas.

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Dog in straw field

Does your dog need Vitamin C?

June 03, 2019

We know that Vitamin C is good for humans. But will Vitamin C keep your dog bright-eyed and bushy-tailed? Or could it actually be harmful? Ice and a slice? For humans, the benefits of taking Vitamin C are clear.
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Owner and dog in the garden

PAWS to spot mobility issues

May 29, 2019

To celebrate the first ever National Dog Mobility Awareness Week, we’re introducing PAWS, a brand new way to spot mobility issues, and we share tips from Battersea on helping dogs with stiff joints.
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Dog on grass

5 reasons why your dog refuses to go for a walk

May 16, 2019

Dog on a go slow? Just won’t move? Refusing to budge even when you put on your coat and rattle the lead? It’s just not right, is it? Here we look at why your pooch might be dragging their paws and suggest what you can do about it.
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Is your hound Hyaluronic?

Is your hound Hyaluronic?

May 13, 2019

Do you keep hearing about Hyaluronic Acid? But what is it? Is it good for dogs? And if so, why? Here we delve deep into the world of Hyaluronic Acid to discover more.
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Is your pet passport ready for Brexit?

Is your pet passport ready for Brexit?

May 10, 2019

Your dog is sitting by the front door with their suitcase packed. They’ve got their favourite YuMOVE One-A-Day, their special rug and their travel water bowl at the ready. But have they got the right passport? Here’s our guide to EU travel with your four-pawed friend, before and after Brexit.
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Charlie – the family pet who inspired YuMOVE

Charlie – the family pet who inspired YuMOVE

April 24, 2019

This is the story of Charlie, the chocolate Labrador who inspired Lintbells’ founder to create YuMOVE, the UK’s no.1 veterinary joint brand. John Davies is the co-founder of Lintbells, and a love of dogs runs in his family. His parents had working collies that lived on their farm while his wife’s parents kept Golden Labradors.

 

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Why Essential Fatty Acids are vital for dogs

April 12, 2019

If your dog isn’t getting enough EFAs from their diet, they can develop a variety of problems. These can vary from dry itchy skin and a dull coat to heart disease, diabetes and a compromised immune system. Like us, dogs need to get these nutrients from the food that they eat. EFAs play a crucial role in maintaining the healthy function of your dog’s heart and liver, helping their skin and coat to stay healthy and their joints to stay strong. 
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Is your pet stressed?

Is your pet stressed?

April 05, 2019

Do you have a jumpy cat that climbs the curtains or a dog that’s spooked by its own shadow? In Stress Awareness Month, we look at how to spot when your pet is stressed and the best ways to calm their jangling nerves.
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Dog itching in field of grass

Doggy dandruff and how to help

March 28, 2019

A gorgeous, glossy coat usually indicates a healthy animal. So should you worry if your dog has dandruff? We get the lowdown from our vet on when to take your pooch’s dandruff seriously and which bonkers ‘treatments’ to avoid.
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Happy dog in field

Sunshine on four legs

March 20, 2019

On International Happiness day, 20 March, let’s thank our furry friends for all the joy they bring to our lives. And make sure it’s a two-way street.

Dogs are non-stop bundles of happiness that radiate feel-good vibes. They have a knack of making us smile, whatever kind of day we’re having.

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