Summer can be a pain when it comes to sensitive skins and allergic pets, and no one likes to see their fur friends feeling uncomfortable. Warm weather brings about all sorts of pesky things and allergies, not to mention the fleas, ticks and other biters that can set off itchy spells in our pets.
As your dog ages so too does their ability to ward off diseases and ailments. This means it is even more important to keep an eye on your mature pet for changes in his or her behaviour and get them to your Vet as soon as possible. With this in mind, we’ve listed several problems that mature dogs are susceptible to.
Cause: A common ailment in our aging pets sees the damage of important cartilage between bone joints, causing inflammation, stiffness and pain. Signs: Limping, reluctance to move, difficulty standing and obvious pain when picked up. Your dog may lick the affected area or may even show aggression when touched. How
It’s that time of year when we all reflect on ways to improve ourselves, and those furry friends of ours shouldn’t miss out! PET GUARDIANS has a large range of goodies to help with some of these furry resolutions.
NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTION #1 - GET THAT WEIGHT OFF!
With a little management, getting that 2014 weight off your dog or cat doesn’t have to be a mission. Specially formulated food offering a complete and balanced diet can make all the difference to your fur friend, giving them a better quality of life and lessening the likelihood of weight related diseases in the future.