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.
It is extremely important to detect disease at the earliest possible opportunity, since prompt treatment may be able to save the affected individual fish and prevent the disease spreading to other fish.
Cats are much more susceptible to poisons than dogs are, so this article contains some timely warnings about cats and poisons that can affect them.
When a pet's behaviour goes astray, the results affect the whole family. There are solutions to most of the annoying behaviours that are troubling you and your pet. Usually the solutions flow when the following four questions are answered.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Your dog depends on you to provide a complete and balanced diet for a long and healthy life.
Be prepared with the right cage before you bring home your new guinea pig, mouse or rat.