Pet Health

  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. the Winter Weigh-In

    Winter Weigh In

    Shorter winter days and more time at home may mean your pet has been a little less active, and perhaps has even had a few extra snacks on the side.

    Never fear, to prevent a portly pet emerging this spring, we are here to help combat winter weight gain!

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  8. Can Probiotics Help My Pet

    Probiotics

    There is plenty of scientific evidence that supports the benefits of probiotics in humans, but what about our pets?

    Can probiotics help your pet and when should you use them?

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  9. Keeping Chickens As Pets

    Keeping Chickens

    Keeping backyard chickens as pets has become more and more popular in both urban and suburban areas.

    There are plenty of benefits when it comes to keeping chickens!

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  10. Top Tips For Holidaying With Pets

    Top Tips For Holidaying With Pets

     As we all gear up for the summer holidays it’s important to take a moment to think about your pet.

    If you are traveling with your furry friend, there are a few questions you need to ask yourself to help keep your pet safe and happy.

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