Pet Care

  • Eating disorders

    By | November 28, 2017 | Blog

    This is a very real and a complex problem that some dog owners face. There are a number of eating disorders affecting dogs, including overeating, under-eating, Pica, Scoffing or blotting and Coprophagia or faeces eating. If you have a dog that

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    By | November 7, 2017 | Blog

    A dog's nose has a natural way of changing throughout the day. There are times when you will need to worry about your dog's dry nose and other times you should not be as worried. From wet to cool, from warm to dry. Most times, a dry

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    By | September 30, 2017 | Blog

    When and why should my kitten be Vaccinated? When kittens are nursing from their mother, antibodies in their mother’s milk help protect them from infections. After your new kitten has left their mother's milk and has been eating solid food for about 6

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    By | September 30, 2017 | Blog

    You have a new kitten and have prepared your home for their arrival. This article is part of a series about introducing new kittens into your home. In the previous article we discussed the preparation of your home for your new kitten and how to

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    By | August 31, 2017 | Blog

    The condition of your dog’s skin and coat is very important. You can tell a lot about your dog's overall health, nutritional status and well being by taking a look at their skin and their coat. The skin is the largest organ of the body and when it is

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    By | August 31, 2017 | Blog

    It can be fascinating and even magical when mushrooms pop up in your back yard overnight. If your dog is curious and scavenging in nature, it would be wise to clear any mushrooms from your yard as soon as you see them. Unfortunately

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    By | July 6, 2017 | Blog

    These days our dogs are living longer and are benefitting from the advancement of medicine and other veterinary research. Unfortunately as dogs get older, they become prone to health issues, these include the lack of mobility and the development of

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    By | June 29, 2017 | Blog

    Most cats just do not like their cat carriers and the trips taken in them. Visits to the vet or travelling far can be stressful for both you and your cat. Often the stress levels go up before you even leave the house with your cat in a carrier! It is not

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    By | June 29, 2017 | Blog

    There's no such thing as a standard procedure when it comes to recovering from surgery, this is because each pet heals differently Recovery will often vary based on your pet's age and the severity of the  condition being treated and the treatments