Keeping Your Pet Healthy and Happy
Although the US has the highest rate of dog ownership in the world, Australia still makes the top twenty, meaning that there are a considerable number of beloved Australian pooches who are deaf or have a hearing impairment. There are numerous reasons why a dog can be born deaf or can lose their hearing, and some breeds are simply more susceptible to this. Your dog’s hearing doesn’t affect their coat, and so there’s no reason why your deaf or hearing impaired dog cannot be professionally groomed. Read More»
Ever thought your dog was smiling at you? Dogs can make certain facial expressions when they’re relaxed and in a comfortable mood, but whether or not they’re actually smiling at you is open to debate. Your dog’s demeanour is the best indicator of their mood, and their tail helps you to read this mood. Dogs wag their tails when they’re happy or excited, just as the tail can become rigid when they’re frightened or curious. Read More»
If you are a cat lover, then you will want to make sure that they are as healthy as possible and never in any pain. You will almost certainly panic, therefore, if there is clearly something wrong and will want to know what to do to avoid a recurrence in the future. Unfortunately, some cats are more vulnerable than others when it comes to a nasty condition that can block their bladder. Read More»
There are many situations in which a veterinarian might ask you for details about the pet food that you’re currently feeding your dog. Read on if you’re curious as to why your vet might ask this type of question.
The dog has persistent gastrointestinal issues
Dogs will often have occasional bouts of gastrointestinal problems; oftentimes, their upset stomach is the result of them eating an inedible object or getting a bacterial infection. Read More»
After buying a cat from a reputable breeder and bringing it home, you need to neuter or desex it–unless you bought it for breeding. Neutering a male cat doesn’t just control breeding; it also prevents the behavioural problems that most male cats develop. If you aren’t happy with your cat’s frequent wandering, aggressive tendencies and territorial markings, neuter or desex it to stop these annoying behaviours. Pet desexing could also prevent peri-anal fistulas, prostate problems and testicular cancer. Read More»