Vomiting in cats

August 12th, 2018
  Vomiting in cats is a topic that comes up regularly in pet forums and vet discussions. This is a common problem in felines and identifying the cause is not always easy. While a single and isolated case of vomiting

Equine welfare: head and neck positions

August 7th, 2018
  A hot topic of discussion in research on the health and performance of riding horses is the head and neck position (HNP).  Breathing problems, muscle strain, and back stiffness are all health issues that can resu

Managing a multi-pet household

August 6th, 2018
Are you wanting to expand your pet brood? Maybe you want a companion for your pet or you selfishly want another furry friend to cuddle up with.  Whatever the reason may be there are some important things to consider bef

Demystifying weird dog behaviours

August 3rd, 2018
  Have you ever scratched your head in confusion or wonderment at your dog’s wacky behaviour? I’m sure most dog owners have at some point pondered why on earth their pet engages in behaviour that seems completel

Tips for keeping your dog warm in winter

July 30th, 2018
  Many dog owners are unsure of how to care for their dog in the colder months. Despite popular belief, a thick coat of fur on your pooch doesn’t necessarily guard against the chill of winter. Just like humans, ca

Does your cat like to wander?

July 30th, 2018
  Cats can be fiercely independent creatures who like to explore beyond the confines of the home. While we don’t want to stifle their sense of curiosity and adventure, cat owners need to be aware of the dangers th

The Pet Traveller

July 26th, 2018
  If you love to travel but can’t bear the thought of leaving your dear pet alone when you go on holiday, consider the options available for travelling with pets. It’s important to be aware that pet travel is n

Pet-proofing your home

July 26th, 2018
  Pets and babies have a lot in common when it comes to potential hazards in the home. From ingesting toxic chemicals to escaping through small openings, there are many dangers lurking in the average household that

Are you pampering your pooch?

July 19th, 2018
  Dogs are a treasured addition to any household and bring warmth, joy and laughter by the bucket-load. You may find it hard to imagine your house without your precious pooch! I love waking up to my dog leaping onto

Allergies in cats and dogs

June 27th, 2018
We often see our pets scratch and itch themselves thinking that they are just getting at a little niggle. However, your pet could be trying to tell you that there is a serious problem. From fleas and mites to shampoos an