Brushing Your Dog’s Teeth: A Guide

Looking after your dog’s oral health is a key way of keeping them healthy and well. Poor doggie dental health can result in tooth decay and gum disease and cause pain and bad breath. Below is a brief guide to the equipment you will need to brush your dog’s teeth and the steps you will […]

5 Feeding Tips for a Horse under Confinement

Keeping a sick horse under stable confinement can be unpleasant for the horse as well as the owner, but it is necessary to help the horse overcome illness or injury. Depending on the extent of the injury/illness, the vet could recommend a few weeks of confinement, during which the owner/caregiver must pay special attention to […]

How to Properly Care for Aging Dogs

If you have a dog that is starting to get up in years, it likely needs some special care. Senior dogs are wonderful companions to have, but they do require special nutrition and help from their owners. Here are some tips for taking good care of your dog during its last years. Keep the Dog […]

Understanding Watery Eyes In Cats

Watery eyes may not sound serious, but the condition can be an indicator of an underlying health problem affecting your cat. An overproduction of tears can usually be treated once the cause is established, but can leave your cat in unnecessary discomfort if left untreated. Here’s what you need to know about watery eyes in […]

Feline Ear Mites Explained

Ear mites are a common form of parasite affecting cats of all ages. This parasitic infection is highly contagious and can pass easily between cats and dogs, and kittens often pick up the mites from infected parents. Additionally, the mites can move from the ears to other parts of your cat’s body if left untreated. […]

Understanding Gum Disease In Dogs

Gum disease is an inflammatory condition that occurs when your dog has high levels of bacteria in their mouth. The bacteria bind with food debris and create plaque, which is a sticky substance that coats the teeth. Your dog’s immune system recognises plaque as a foreign invader and attempts to destroy the plaque using white […]

Understanding Antifreeze Poisoning In Cats

Ethylene glycol is the active ingredient in most brands of antifreeze, but it’s highly toxic to cats, and ingestion can be fatal if not treated promptly. Even if you keep your antifreeze out of your cat’s reach, they can still be exposed to it if a neighbour spills a little while filling their coolant tank […]