A sad fact of pet ownership is that, when you take a pet into your life, you are likely to have to face the eventual death of that pet. Commonly, you will have to face the decision that your pet has to be ‘put to sleep’.
As sensible, rational, thinking human beings, why is it that we insist on indulging the whims and fancies of our furry four-legged and feathery two-legged friends?
Brachycephalic Airway Syndrome is defined as partial blockage of airflow through the upper respiratory tract. It is seen more frequently in animals with typical brachycephalic ("pug-nosed") conformation, for example Bulldogs, Pugs and Persian cats.
Intestinal worms are a common cause of disease in cats and can affect your health, too.
Infection with the Toxoplasma organism rarely causes disease. It's importance in human health is when a previously unexposed woman is infected during pregnancy, the infection can damage the foetus.
Skin tumours are some of the most common tumours seen in dogs and cats. There are many diifferent types of skin tumours along with different causes and treatments.
Introducing a new kitten to a resident puss-cat or pooch is usually successful if the right steps are taken. Here's some valuable tips on how to integrate a new kitten into the family and survive to tell the story!
Snail Bait poisoning occurs when pets eat snail or slug bait that contains metaldehyde. All species are susceptible to metaldehyde poisoning but dogs are the most frequently affected.
Is your cat having trouble doing his 'twos' , straining at the 'back end' or completely 'bunged up'? Constipation descibes the condition of infrequent or difficult defecation (passing of bowel movements) and there are several causes.
There is little that is more worrisome than when your dog or cat suffers a seizure. You feel helpless and worried and doubtless your pet is disturbed by the seizure.