Bernie's  Blog

Bernie's Gut Health Blog focuses on pet digestion, nutrition, food and general health. Bernie also adds some tidbits of his own dog wisdom.  Sign up below to receive our latest blog posts!

How To Get Rid Of Dog Poop Smell In The Yard

How To Get Rid Of Dog Poop Smell In The Yard

Sheeeeewwwweeee!! It's the smell that makes your eyes water and your toes curl. But it doesn't have to burn your nostril hairs! If your dog's poop makes you want to...

Read more
Top Tips For Thanksgiving With Dogs

Top Tips For Thanksgiving With Dogs

It's Thanksgiving and the turkey is calling your name. It's calling your dog's name too, and remember, they have way better sniffers than we do! Here are some top tips...

Read more
How Long Does It Take A Dog To Digest Food?

How Long Does It Take A Dog To Digest Food?

When it comes to good dog gut health, it's important to know how long it takes for a dog to digest food. Why's that? Well, nutrient absorption is KEY for...

Read more
Dog Raw Diets: Does Your Dog Poop Less?

Dog Raw Diets: Does Your Dog Poop Less?

Raw food diets for dogs--some love them and some hate them (veterinarians are divided on the issue) but everyone who tries a raw food diet for dogs typically does so...

Read more
Take a deep breath...your dog CAN have 100% chicken fat!

Take a deep breath...your dog CAN have 100% chicken fat!

One of the biggest concerns from dog parents we get is the worry about their dog being allergic to chicken and, therefore, not giving their dog Bernie’s Perfect Poop. Because...

Read more
Halloween Pet Safety Tips: Fun For Your Furry Friends

Halloween Pet Safety Tips: Fun For Your Furry Friends

Ding Dong! It’s time to Trick or Treat! Halloween for dogs (and many other companion pets!) may not be quite as much fun for them as it is for you....

Read more
Bloody Stool In Dogs: This Can't Be Good?

Bloody Stool In Dogs: This Can't Be Good?

If you notice blood in your dog’s stool, take a breath. Your first reaction may be alarm, but  know that bloody stool in dogs can be due to a host...

Read more
Google, Help! How Often Should A Dog Poop?

Google, Help! How Often Should A Dog Poop?

Is your dog a little fecally challenged and you find yourself calling him “Farfrompoopin” because of all the time you have to spend trying to get him to poop? If you...

Read more
October Is Here and Pumpkin Is Near! A Pumpkin Recipe For Dogs

October Is Here and Pumpkin Is Near! A Pumpkin Recipe For Dogs

It's that time of year! Pumpkin and Pumpkin Spice everything floats around flavors everything from water to coffee to candles to dog food and treats. Dog food and treats? You...

Read more
Color Me Green...Or Not! The Best Dog Vomit Color Guide

Color Me Green...Or Not! The Best Dog Vomit Color Guide

Our dogs are great at many things. Unconditional love, being goofy for treats and leaving fur balls all over the place are at the top of the list.  But for...

Read more
Responsible Pet Ownership Day: How To Be The Best Dog Parent

Responsible Pet Ownership Day: How To Be The Best Dog Parent

The third Saturday in September is known as “Responsible Pet Ownership Day.” This weekend, many spent their day loving on their doggos, just like they do every other day of...

Read more
Oh No! Colon Blow! How To Help Dog Explosive Diarrhea

Oh No! Colon Blow! How To Help Dog Explosive Diarrhea

YIKES! It’s not just dog diarrhea all over the place. It’s dog EXPLOSIVE diarrhea and that’s the WORST kind. It seems out of control and on a roll. Here’s what...

Read more
My Dog Just Yakked! What To Feed Dogs After Vomiting

My Dog Just Yakked! What To Feed Dogs After Vomiting

Oh no! It’s that dreaded, “Gluck, gluck, gluck” sound your dog makes when he’s about to barf. If your dog is like many dogs, it comes at 3:07 am, and...

Read more
“Help, My Dog Is Throwing Up White Foam!” 

“Help, My Dog Is Throwing Up White Foam!” 

Have you ever found yourself saying or thinking, “My dog is throwing up white foam!” or “What does it mean if my dog throws up white foam?” Not only is...

Read more
All Stopped Up: How To Help Your Dog Poop If He's Constipated

All Stopped Up: How To Help Your Dog Poop If He's Constipated

You know your good boy or girl is eating okay, but it seems like what’s going in isn’t coming out. If your dog is suffering from a case of FarFromPoopin’...

Read more
Dog Digestion: How To Help Your Dog Poop

Dog Digestion: How To Help Your Dog Poop

It's potty time, but if your dog isn't pooping, you might be more frustrated than feeling like throwing a potty party. No worries, though...wanting to know how to help your...

Read more
Dog has Diarrhea at Night

Dog has Diarrhea at Night

Diarrhea is no fun and there can be many reasons your dog is experiencing this uncomfortable ailment. Common symptoms of diarrhea in dogs include watery stool, increased volume of feces,...

Read more
Why Does My Dog Fart So Much

Why Does My Dog Fart So Much

As a pet parent, you know your dog will fart from time to time, but it becomes worrisome when they are farting frequently. Sometimes dog owners think it’s just a dog...

Read more
Why Give My Dog Probiotics AND Antibiotics?

Why Give My Dog Probiotics AND Antibiotics?

You may wonder why you'd give your dog probiotics AND antibiotics, and that's a great thing to wonder. It seems like they'd cancel each other out, right? The truth is,...

Read more
National Pet Fire Safety Day: How To Keep Your Dog Safe From Fire

National Pet Fire Safety Day: How To Keep Your Dog Safe From Fire

It's National Pet Fire Safety Day, and we have a question: Do you have a fire safety plan for your dog? If not, read on for some tips on creating...

Read more
Prebiotics Vs. Probiotics: Why Does My Dog Need Prebiotics Too?

Prebiotics Vs. Probiotics: Why Does My Dog Need Prebiotics Too?

You've probably heard of probiotics and that's because they contribute tremendously to healthy guts. But what are prebiotics? Even more specific, what are dog prebiotics and does your dog need...

Read more
Digestive Enzymes For Dogs: Why Give Them Daily?

Digestive Enzymes For Dogs: Why Give Them Daily?

What are digestive enzymes for dogs? And why should you give dog digestive enzymes to your furry best friend with every meal? We've got the scoop on why to give...

Read more
The Facts On Fiber For Dogs

The Facts On Fiber For Dogs

They say an apple a day keeps the human doctor away, and it's because fiber keeps your gut health in shape. The same is said for dogs, and dog fiber...

Read more
Good Dog Gut Health: Should I Give Dog Probiotics Every Day?

Good Dog Gut Health: Should I Give Dog Probiotics Every Day?

You've probably heard a lot about dog probiotics and may even think they're great if your dog is having tummy troubles. But should you give dog probiotics every day? (Spoiler:...

Read more
Ahhh-choo! How To Help Dog Seasonal Allergies

Ahhh-choo! How To Help Dog Seasonal Allergies

You may think this year's allergy season was the worst, and you'd not be alone. Experts suggest it was, and they're not going to get much better due to climate...

Read more