Chronic renal disease (CRD) is a common condition that can affect all breeds of dogs and cats. The mean age at diagnosis is about 7 years in dogs and 9 years in cats.
Manic, attention-seeking, manipulative mutts, cantankerous, man-mauling catastrophic cats and even ballistic, finger-nipping, belligerent birds can all have their behaviours improved using the technique of 'Time Out'.
Science is coming to the aid of deaf dogs and cats, with better diagnostic protocols and even the installation of pet hearing aids being possible.
Pets behaving badly are a family menace and the solutions are often frustratingly evasive. You need to know how to set humane and effective limits for wrongful behaviours - these ten hints may help make your pet a better buddy.
What causes coughing in cats? Is it serious? Can cats get asthma like humans?
Warning! Flea control products labeled for use in dogs only should not be used in cats, not even a little drop.
Cats are much more susceptible to poisons than dogs are, so this article contains some timely warnings about cats and poisons that can affect them.
Cats have specific nutritional requirements and need a complete and balanced diet according to their age, level of activity, pregnancy, lactation or certain medical conditions.
Ringworm is the 'social butterfly' of pet diseases and is quite happy to flit from pet to pet, from pet to owner, or even from an infected owner to his or her innocent pet!
It's difficult moving house. The packing, cleaning, huffing and puffing and then the unpacking and associated dramas at your new home are as stressful for you as they are for your pets.