on 13 September 2021
Obesity in dogs is a more common problem than Australian pet owners realise, so much so that one in three Australian dogs are overweight.
And while it’s hard to deny that chubby dogs are cute, it's impossible to deny that chubby dogs are facing serious health risks.
How to tell if your dog is overweight
Every dog is different and you should always talk to your veterinarian about their weight before taking any extreme measures.
That being said, take a look at ...
on 16 August 2021
A lot of us love cosying up in winter and staying inside as much as we can. Unfortunately, winter also brings the infamous colds and flus with it.
Despite usually being an easy fix, colds and flus are annoying and uncomfortable.
Unfortunately, our pets can be affected by similar infections such as canine cough. And just like the human cold or flu, they can lead to further and more serious issues.
Canine cough: what is it?
Canine, or kennel, cough - is a highly co...
on 5 July 2021
Knowing which breed of dog to choose can be a tough task. There's a lot of factors to consider like your home and lifestyle which will determine your dog's happiness. Consider the following when considering your choice of breed.
Is my home big enough for a dog?
Almost definitely. While some dogs need a big yard to run around in and burn energy, many are happy hanging out inside with you. Some dogs are more than happy to live in apartments, but it's important to know...
on 8 June 2021
Providing a happy and healthy life for your pet is a goal for most people who have an animal as part of their family. Naturally, you want to do all you can to ensure they have everything they need. When it comes to cats, they can be well adept at covering up signs they're not feeling well, making it more difficult for their owners to notice there's something going on.
However, despite this tendency, there are some common mistakes you can avoid as a way to ensure your cat is health...
on 10 May 2021
Pancreatitis in dogs is a common yet serious health issue that affects dogs of all kinds. The condition refers to severe inflammation of the pancreas, which is the organ involved in the digestion of food and release of insulin. When left untreated, pancreatitis is potentially life-threatening. There's a number of risk factors and causes, however, it can appear out of the blue.
The sometimes spontaneous appearance of pancreatitis is just one reason it's so important to know the sig...