Pet Behaviour

  • Catclimbing

    By | January 29, 2018 | Blog

    Most cats enjoy being higher up, having a look out point or just exploring their territory. Cats have a strong instinct to climb, compelling them to seek out high places. These instincts come from survival traits that they obtained from their wilder counterparts.

  • Stress in cats 2

    By | January 1, 2018 | Blog

    Cats love their comfort and once they are set in their ways, it can be a mission to get them to change. Sometimes change is unavoidable for our cats. Cats allow themselves to become overwhelmed with the notion of change and tend to take defensive actions when

  • Eating problem 2

    By | December 18, 2017 | Blog

    A dog having an eating disorder is not one of the things a dog owner expects to encounter. You expect your dog to eat regularly and enjoy their food, but an eating problem or a disorder can plague a high number of dogs. There are a number of speculations on

  • SH_Kong2_SJ

    By | August 31, 2017 | Blog

    Our dogs are given their meals daily without question, compensation or challenge. Scavenging animals like dogs spend a large part of their day looking and sniffing out things of interest... they can also possibly eat. For most dogs, getting hold of something to

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    By | July 19, 2017 | Blog

    If you own a cat, you have probably seen some really funny things while your cat is exposed to catnip. Though many cat owners are aware of catnip, few really know what catnip or catmint is. Catnip (also known as "catmint" or "catswort") is a herb

  • feat-chew

    By | July 19, 2017 | Blog

    You may or may not have realised it, but chewing is very important to dogs. Chewing is good for a dog’s mental and physical health. Not only do puppies need to chew to explore throughout their teething period, but for an adult dog it is a way to keep jaw

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    By | March 27, 2017 | Blog

    Just as we grieve for our lost pets, our surviving pets also feel the absence quite severely. Losing a pet is a terrible experience to go through and is often felt similarly to the loss of a loved one, as our animals really do become part of the family. The

  • Leash train your cat

    By | March 22, 2017 | Blog

    Leashes are for dogs right? While cats tend to go wherever they want, sometimes you may want to take your cat for a walk and show them off, like the dog people do. It is possible to train some cats to walk on a leash but it is not an easy process, and its best

  • SH_Healthwithowningapet_SJ_01

    By | February 28, 2017 | Blog

    While allergies and messy fur are par the course when owning pets, there are many healthy benefits to pet ownership as well. Apart from the obvious benefits of animals such as guide dogs, animals have been trained to perform other therapeutic duties including