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...
on 12 April 2021
Bringing a new kitten into the family is both an exciting and challenging time. Knowing how to adequately care for this new addition is at the forefront of your mind. Feeding time with a new pet can be stressful - ensuring that they not only eat enough but eat the right nutrients is a top priority.
As kittens generally join human families between the ages of 6 to 8 weeks, they're around the age where they are weaned from their mothers and can begin eating more solid foods.
on 8 March 2021
Desexing your pet presents many different health benefits. But, most of the time we are unsure of what these benefits actually are, which can lead us to wonder why we are putting our pets through this common routine procedure.
We've put together a list of common questions regarding desexing so you know what you can expect and relax knowing your pet is in the best hands.
1) When should you desex your pet?
Typically, we recommend desexing dogs from 4 to 6 months of age...
on 5 February 2021
Knowing the signs of dehydration will help you keep your pet safe from a potentially fatal condition. With the summer months upon us, dogs are more susceptible to dehydrate though dehydration can occur at any time throughout the year.
Dehydration is no laughing matter - it's a serious condition that can rapidly become a life or death situation for a dog. Understanding the signs will help you take action quickly.
What are the symptoms of a dehydrated dog?
Loss of elasti...
on 11 January 2021
There's nothing quite like the gazing looks of love your dog gives you. But those same loving eyes need care and attention in order to stay healthy. Your dog has no way of effectively keeping their eyes safe and clean, leaving them vulnerable to eye problems.
Common eye issues, when left untreated, leaves your dog at risk of permanent damage and even blindness. Though sometimes overlooked, eye health should be considered a primary aspect of your dogs routine wellbeing checks.