Cats

  1. Sensitive Stomach = Special Diet?

    Dog and lady in pet store with sensitive stomach foods

    Does your pet have a 'sensitive stomach'? That is, do they intermittently show signs of vomiting and/or diarrhoea?

    There are many potential causes of a sensitive stomach, ranging from food intolerances or allergies to inflammatory bowel disease.

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  2. Introducing Furry Babies To Human Babies

    Introducing dogs to babies

    The prospect of introducing your new human baby to your original furry family member is exciting, but can also be a little daunting.

    Here are some tips for easing the transition for your pet, and keeping bub safe!

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  3. It Takes One Bite

    Heartworm

    They’re annoying to say the least, and when they bite it can itch for days, but did you know that a mosquito bite can mean a much more serious problem in our furry friends?

    Here is what you need to know!

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  4. Urine Spraying In Cats

    Urine Spraying Cats

    Urine spraying is a unique activity where a cat stands with their tail in the air and delivers a squirt of urine against a vertical surface.

    Most of the time, you won’t even notice your cat spraying but this behaviour can become a ‘behavioural issue’ when a cat starts to do it inside (on the curtains!).

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  5. Medicating Your Pet

    Pilling Pets

    We know giving oral medications to your pet can be tricky, especially if your pet isn’t the cooperative type.

    Medicate like a pro with these tips:

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  6. Worming - What Are Your Options!

    Worming Your Pets

    Regularly worming your cat or dog probably does not rate first on your list of fun pet care topics but it’s important to stay on top of!

    It's important for the health of your pet, yourself and your family!

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  7. Skin Care For Pets

    Skin Care for Pets

    The health and shine of your pet’s coat can closely correlate with their general, overall health!

    So if a pet’s coat looks dull, scruffy or unkempt it can often be an indication of underlying health problems.

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  8. Springtime Means Itchy Skin

    Springtime means itchy skin

    As the warmth of spring arrives, our furry friends can become itchy due to skin allergies caused by grasses, pollens and other allergens.

    These allergens can be dust mites, mould, certain types of food, and some insects. Some pets can also have irritated skin as a result of flea infestations.

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  9. The Geriatric Cat & Thyroid Disease

    Thyroid disease

    “My cat seems to have lost weight, but he is still so hungry. Is he just getting old?"

    An older cat who is losing weight but still hungry is a presentation that Vets see regularly. The cause is usually hyperthyroidism, and a routine blood test can usually confirms this diagnosis.

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  10. 6 Signs of Dementia

    6 signs of dementia

    Have you got an older dog who is awake more at night or getting confused at times? Have you just put it down to 'old age'?

    Your dog may be suffering from canine dementia, a disease also known as Canine Cognitive Dysfunction.

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