What to Do if Your Cat Won't Eat Anything


As a cat owner, it can be worrying when your feline friend refuses to eat their food. A loss of appetite can be due to a number of things, from a change in environment to an underlying medical issue. This blog post will take a look at what you can do if your cat won't eat anything and how to encourage them to start eating again. Determine the Cause: The first thing you should do is try to identify the cause of your cat's loss of appetite.

1 December 2023

How Dog Grooming Can Keep Your Pet Healthy


For dog owners, providing the best for their furry friend is a top priority. Proper nutrition, exercise and a safe living space are all important considerations. However, the significance of dog grooming is often overlooked. While grooming is typically associated with maintaining a pet's appearance, it actually has a profound impact on their overall health and well-being. Explore the various ways in which dog grooming can promote your pet's health.

11 October 2023

Four Signs That Your Aging Pet May Have Joint Problems


Much like human family members, your pets also grow older, becoming more vulnerable to certain health issues over time. Ageing is a natural process for everyone, including furry companions. However, with age, pets may start developing joint problems similar to those experienced by humans. These issues can affect their mobility and overall quality of life, making it crucial for pet owners to be attentive to their pets' health. Here are four signs of joint problems that a vet can help detect and treat.

30 May 2023

Four Ways Your Vet Can Help Your Dog's Ear Infection


Some dog breeds are more susceptible to ear infections than others. That's because some dogs have more hair in their ears, which traps moisture and dirt that can lead to infection. Other dogs have shorter hair or droopy ears that make it easier for bacteria and other contaminants to get inside the ear canal. If your dog has an ear infection, it can be painful and frustrating to treat. But there are several ways you can help soothe your pet's symptoms and get them back to their old self in no time.

30 January 2023

Common Dog Breeds That May Need Extra Grooming Attention


Your dog may be a breed that requires more grooming than others. While long-haired dogs obviously need more grooming, short-haired breeds need it, also. Keeping your dog groomed is important for overall appearance and comfort. Without grooming, some dogs may experience serious matting or even hairballs. Here are some of the common breeds whose coats need the most attention. Cocker Spaniel Cocker spaniels have long, soft, and flowing hair all over their body.

27 September 2022

Vaccination, Socialisation, and Your New Puppy


Your puppy should have already received some of its required vaccinations before they even join your family. The ideal pet vaccination schedule for a puppy begins as early as six weeks of age, with a number of other core and discretionary vaccinations then needed throughout their early years. But these early weeks are also the best time to socialise your dog, teaching them valuable behavioural skills that will serve them throughout their life.

21 June 2022

Desexing a Pregnant Dog: Why It May Be Necessary


There are two ways that can conclusively prevent unwanted pregnancies in dogs. Your dog can have no interaction with any dog of the opposite sex (aside from desexed dogs). This isn't awlays a valid option, and the only other method is pet desexing. If a dog falls pregnant, you may assume that you've missed the opportunity to have her desexed, and must wait until the puppies are born. This isn't in fact the case.

8 March 2022

Why Dog Desexing Is the Humane Thing to Do


There has been a real push for better treatment of animals in recent decades, which has been truly great to see and has increased the overall quality of life for countless pets. While dog desexing might seem cruel, it is the most humane thing that you could do for your beloved hound. Yes, it can be hard to entertain the idea when it seems so unnecessary, but there are good reasons.

19 November 2021

Puppy Training Tips


Puppies can be some of the world's cutest creatures, but they can be a lot of work if they misbehave. Luckily, there are many ways to train your puppy using treats, toys and some fun activities. This post will explore strategies you can use to reward and encourage your dog to learn a new skill or behaviour. Start as early as possible This is important as it will help you form long-term relationships with your pup.

19 August 2021

Sensitive Skin in Dogs: How to Help Your Pooch Find Relief


Dog owners quickly learn to spot the difference between the different types of itches that their furry pets can experience. A mild, temporary irritant causing an itch is quickly banished with a quick scratching, and that's the end of that. However, sometimes a dog can seem to be plagued by itches, furiously scratching for extended periods and often seeming to be distressed by the fact that they're unable to find relief.

26 May 2021