Pet Health

  • Catcancer2

    By | January 29, 2018 | Blog

    Cancer found in cats is not as common as it is in dogs, yet it sadly still affects a number of our feline friends. Cats have the tendency to mask an illness or discomfort, which then can lead to a late diagnosis with more costly treatments. It is devastating

  • 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

  • litter_SJ_01

    By | December 18, 2017 | Blog

    What's the worst that can happen if I don't clean the litter box? Apart from the stench that can emanate from a sitting litter box, there is the potential for the spread of disease as well. Part of the responsibility of owning a cat is that a litter box comes

  • Fleas_SJ_01-

    By | December 18, 2017 | Blog

    Dogs and cats provide the perfect environment for fleas with their soft, warm fur. Fleas feed on your pet’s blood and can cause health problems later, ranging from allergic reactions to serious skin illnesses. Fleas are mostly found on your pets during

  • 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

  • Hot dog2

    By | December 18, 2017 | Blog

    As the weather gets hotter we need to be more aware of the effects it can have on our pets. Unfortunately there are still many misconceptions regarding leaving our dogs in parked cars. Many of these misconceptions have led to dangerous practices that can

  • Food 2

    By | November 30, 2017 | Blog

    Food allergies account for 10% of all the allergies seen in dogs. Food allergies are the 3rd most common cause of allergens after flea bite allergies and atopy (inhalant allergies). While we watch out for our own children and adult related allergies, our pets

  • Tick

    By | November 28, 2017 | Blog

    Sometimes you can feel a tick or two when you pet your cat or dog. Unlike fleas, ticks are larger and more obvious when looking for pests on your pet. They tend to be large enough to see, ticks can also be found around the ears, paws, head or neck area of your

  • 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 has any of