While chocolate is a much-loved treat for humans, it contains a substance that is poisonous to animals. Toxicity is most common in dogs because of their habit of rapid consumption, but it can also affect cats and other pets.
Cats going on their own holiday to the kennel or cattery are likely to be in contact with many new cats and possibly other animals. If you can ensure that they are up-to-date with any vaccinations ahead of time, maximum protection can be established in time for your travel dates.
Australians love their cats, and more households are getting cats each year. But research suggests that compared to dogs, cats still aren’t getting the veterinary care they need and deserve.
Ticks are nasty, sneaky venomous little parasites. They are a lethal danger to your dogs and cats, too. What can you do to protect your pet against ticks?
Ticks can be a deadly menace and affect many species. Here are answers to some of the most common questions pet owners have about tick control.
Thankfully, ridding your pet of fleas is a lot easier than it used to be and there is now a large range of 'state of the art' products available which are effective and safe.
Has your cat been vaccinated in the last 12 months? Vaccinating your cat is the only way to protect your cat against a group of deadly diseases.
Atopy or Atopic Dermatitis is one of the most common forms of allergic skin disease in dogs, brought on by seasonal pollen and other airborne allergens.While humans tend to get hay fever, dogs present with itchy skin or ear problems. Cats may suffer from the condition, too.
In the warmer months we are likely to be out and about more with our pets. However, the sunshine can also be a cause of heat stress. You need to be careful that you don't put your pets at risk in hot weather.
The non-pigmented noses and white ear margins of cats are susceptible to repeated sunburn. Over time the cells undergo changes which eventually lead to cancer, known as squamous cell carcinoma.