on 18 May 2022
Like humans, our pets are susceptible to allergies. And also, similar to humans, reactions can be mild or severe.
What are pet allergies?
Allergies are hypersensitivities in the immune system to types of allergens.
Pet allergies can be mild or severe, with cases ranging from annoyances and discomfort to life-threatening reaction...
on 14 April 2022
Is your dog particularly talented at dodging its tablet?
There is no perfect solution for giving dogs medication. If they don’t like the taste, size, or texture of the tablet, it can lead to a battle to get them to finally swallow it.
Oral medications can often be given with food, but sometimes are needed to be given on an empty sto...
on 16 March 2022
You love to play with your cat, but not at bedtime.
Sleep is an essential part of both our lives and our pets’. But some cat owners don’t get to enjoy a good night’s rest because their cats won’t let them.
My cat isn’t sleeping through the night; what should I do?
As annoying as it is to be woken up by ou...
on 13 February 2022
There are a multitude of reasons why your pet might chew or lick its paws.
Dogs may sometimes self-groom by licking their paws and other body parts. However, if they show a new specific interest and appear to be uncomfortable or focused on an area or areas of their paws, this may indicate a cause for concern and require ...
on 13 January 2022
It’s a myth that dogs don’t have sweat glands. Your dog actually has some in their footpads to help with heat dissipation, but not nearly enough to stop them from overheating.
Instead, dogs cool themselves down by panting. But, if it’s too hot outside, or they’ve overdone it on their walk and their body temperature rises...