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.
Occasionally, you may find an injured or orphaned wild animal. What should you do with it and how can you tell if it is in need of rescuing?
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.
It's not a very agreeable topic, but it's a common problem. Many dogs engage in the not-so-pleasant activity of eating their own faeces or those of other dogs (or cats!). Why do they do it and what can you do about it?
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.
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.
Imping is the process of re-attaching donor feathers onto a bird’s wings, which restores flight immediately. It is invaluable in preventing broken blood feathers during a clipped bird's moulting period.
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?
Is there something you've forgotten to do in the last twelve months? Making sure your dog is fully vaccinated means protecting them and other dogs against disease.
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.