Can your dog spread disease with ease? And what about your cat? Are there man-eating microbes oozing from every one of your cat's hair follicles?
Some common illnesses in pet birds involve a change of droppings. A change in the colour, frequency, volume, or character of droppings can indicate a problem that requires attention.
The keeping of backyard poultry gives great enjoyment to many people. Unfortunately, poultry, just like dogs and cats, may become ill from many causes.
Sadly, far too many kittens are born to die. Desexing your cat is a simple way to reduce the number of irresponsibly born kittens that end up in animal shelters.
Playing games with lots of rules is a fun way to train your puppy and exercise its mind.
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.
Whether training a new puppy or solving simple behaviour problems, the central tenet is the same – reward your dog for getting things right! By adopting a reward-orientated training program, it is not necessary to punish your dog at all.
Anorexia (loss of appetite) and lethargy (listlessness) are common signs of illness in pet birds. Though not specific for any particular disease, they do indicate a severely ill bird that requires immediate medical attention.
Warning! Flea control products labeled for use in dogs only should not be used in cats, not even a little drop.
How do you know if your dog has an ear infection? What can you do at home to treat it and when should you visit your vet?