Pet Wellbeing

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    By | July 31, 2018 | Blog

    Just because pets have fur coats, it does not mean they can necessarily tolerate the cold better than humans. You are probably already aware of the risks posed by warm weather and leaving pets in hot cars, but did you know that cold weather can also

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    By | July 31, 2018 | Blog

    Vomiting is one of the most common reasons why people take their pet to the vet. Many pet owners do not know or understand the difference between vomiting and regurgitating or what to do when something suddenly flies out of their pet's mouth. Having this

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    By | July 2, 2018 | Blog

    No one can truly know how a situation will play out once you introduce your cat to another cat. Some cats are more territorial than others. These cats may never adjust to sharing their house, and may do best in a one-cat family. However, many aggressive

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    By | June 4, 2018 | Blog

    Have you ever wondered how much water your dog needs each day? Do you assume that your dog will drink precisely the right amount it needs each day, if you give your dog free access to fresh/clean water? It can be surprising for some dog owners to learn that

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    By | April 4, 2018 | Blog

    Similar to dogs with excessive barking, cats can have the same problem with excessive meowing. But what defines an excessive meower? Most cat owners complain about the intensity or the persistence of a cat's vocalisation. Cat language is a mixture of body

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

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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