Pet Behaviour

  • Catbite

    By | April 20, 2018 | Blog

    Cat aggression is the second most common feline behaviour problem seen by animal behaviourists. Is your cat biting or scratching you, stalking you as you as you come closer towards it and then pouncing on you? Is your cat biting you after a short time of petting

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    By | April 4, 2018 | Blog

    Cats crave a territory of their own, as well as dependability and familiarity with their owners and home. When a cat is not confident in their home environment, they can display fear and aggressive behaviours such as hissing, running away when you or anyone goes

  • NaughtyCat1

    By | April 3, 2018 | Blog

    Do you think your cat is misunderstood, or just plain naughty? Correcting unwanted cat behaviour can become quite a chore if it has been allowed to go on for some time. Sadly many cats get returned or placed in a shelter because of misunderstandings around their

  • 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