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.
"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.
Warning! Flea control products labeled for use in dogs only should not be used in cats, not even a little drop.
The behaviour of cats is sometimes a wonder. Why would a peaceful, purring puss suddenly turn on its owner - biting, clawing and raking the very hand that pats it?
Proper reward-based dog training works wonders to improve a dog's behaviour. It is vital for puppies and also for any adult dog where behavioural problems are being dealt with.
Acute pancreatitis is a painful and serious condition that can occur very suddenly. The cause is unknown but it is seen more frequently in middle-aged dogs that are overweight and often follows a high fat meal.
The keeping of backyard poultry gives great enjoyment to many people. Unfortunately, poultry, just like dogs and cats, may become ill from many causes.
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!
Training your bird to accept some basic flight requests is a beneficial alternative to wing-clipping.
Aggression towards people is very common with pet birds. How do you solve it?