Lower urinary tract disease is a common problem in cats which can lead to house-soiling, but careful nutritional management can help prevent the disease and aid in its treatment.
Desexing both male and female cats will help prevent urine marking, territory defending, fighting, roaming, injuries and unwanted kittens that starve or have to be euthanased.
Warning! Flea control products labeled for use in dogs only should not be used in cats, not even a little drop.
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.
Fat cats are happy cats! Or so we are led to believe by many cartoons, films and stories. However, obesity is a common problem among today’s household cats and there are many potential adverse effects.
It is very desirable to have a tame, affectionate and interactive bird as a family pet. Some birds can be more difficult to befriend than others but the ultimate goal is to earn the bird’s trust and respect.
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'.
Every dog has the potential to be a star student. Start with the basics and teach your dog to sit, drop, stay and come.
"You're not serious? I just couldn't. It's not natural." However, don't hesitate in having your dog desexed. A neutered dog is a cut above the rest.
Losing a pet marks the end of a special relationship and can be one of the most difficult times of our life. For children especially it can be a very traumatic event.