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...
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.
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'.
Many owners of male dogs are reluctant to have their dog desexed or 'fixed'. There are many health and behaviour benefits to desexing your dog so are there any alternatives? A contraceptive implant is available for male dogs that temporarily suppresses testosterone without the need for surgical intervention.
"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.
Shedding hair is a natural process for most dogs and occurs throughout the year, especially in spring and during periods of illness or stress, pregnancy or nursing.
Birds have learnt to hide signs of illness in order to survive. This instinct, known as the masking phenomenon, is just as strong in pet birds as it is in wild birds. Learn how to recognise the early warning signs.
If your dog has an allergic reaction to flea saliva, just one or two fleas can make it intensely itchy. Scratching and biting can result in uncomfortable redness, scaliness and sores.
Is there something you've forgotten to do in the last twelve months? Making sure your dog is fully vaccinated means protecting him against disease.
Do your dog a favour! Desexed dogs live longer and healthier lives.