A luxated patella is where the kneecap slips out of its normal position in the knee joint. Some pets are prone to a patellar luxation because they have a shallow groove, or no groove at all, where the kneecap normally sits.
In the warmer months we are likely to be out and about more with our pets. However, the sunshine can also be a cause of heat stress. You need to be careful that you don't put your pets at risk in hot weather.
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.
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?
If you plan on taking your feathered friend on holidays with you, to a new house or even on a short trip to the vet, then here are some tips on how to travel safely with your bird.
What causes coughing in cats? Is it serious? Can cats get asthma like humans?
Winter is on the way, folks! The cold and clammy fingers of winter have started to slide under your pets' collars so here are ten cool tips to warm your pets.
Is your cat pawing and rubbing at its eye? Does the eye look swollen, red and have a watery or thick discharge? Chances are your cat has conjunctivitis. Read on...
Repetitive behaviours such as pacing, barking incessantly, circling, tail chasing and self-mutilation that appear to have no purpose can be described as obsessive-compulsive disorders. How does a behaviour become compulsive and can it be treated?
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.