There are occasions in many dogs’ lives where it becomes necessary for them to wear a protective collar. The goal is to protect a wound or such from the dog itself, as scratching, licking and chewing can interfere with the healing process.
Anal gland disease is a common and distressing condition in pets and often causes 'scooting' behaviour, where a dog or cat drags its derriere along the carpet.
Find out more about the common problems that can affect pet rodents.
Fleas are not only a nuisance to your cat, but they can also cause an allergic reaction and a nasty dermatitis.
It’s the stuff nightmares are made of. Sadly, it is fact not fiction. Heartworm disease is a silent killer of dogs and cats.
Get the lowdown on a nasty, blood-sucking character - the flea!
Thankfully, ridding your pet of fleas is a lot easier than it used to be and there is now a large range of 'state of the art' products available which are effective and safe.
It's not unusual to find a baby bird on the ground in spring and summer. People trained in bird care have the best chance of rehabilitating the bird and allowing it to return to the wild, so don’t attempt to do it by yourself.
Guinea Pigs (or Cavies) are cute little creatures but they are not easy to feed correctly. The main reason is that guinea pigs are the only species, apart from humans, who require Vitamin C included in their diet.
As we humans get older, we all know the golden rules for living longer - regular health check-ups, sensible diet and moderate exercise. The same applies to our pets.