Animal Health2022-10-13T13:39:34+00:00

    Animal Health

    There is no reason your pet should be left out of your natural lifestyle. We cover common conditions and give advice on behavioral and health concerns to keep your pet in top shape.

    Joint Problems in Dogs

    By |February 23rd, 2024|Categories: Animal Health|Tags: , |

    Most of us dog owners have, many a time, watched our older dogs slowly become less mobile as joint problems set in. By focusing on the right exercise, diet and supplementation programme, you can do a lot to relieve your best friend’s pain and discomfort.

    8 Common Mistakes New Puppy Owners Make

    By |April 15th, 2023|Categories: Animal Health|Tags: , |

    Getting a new puppy is an exciting journey, but it’s worth keeping in mind that it’s also a long-term commitment! Your new companion is going to be with you for the better part of 10 years, at least, and in the excitement of puppyhood, it’s easy to forget to keep the long-term plan in mind.

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    How to Introduce your Cat to a New Cat

    By |October 5th, 2022|Categories: Animal Health|Tags: |

    When introducing a new cat (or cats) to a resident cat’s household, it is very important to be realistic when doing the introduction. Take into consideration the breed, age, socialisation history and temperament of both cats.

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    Joint Disease in the Working Animal

    By |November 29th, 2021|Categories: Animal Health|Tags: |

    Joint disease causes severe pain and limitation of movement in many working dogs and horses. Homoeopathic treatment offers a humane, non-toxic and economic approach to the maintenance and restoration of function. Dr Alex Niven describes some basic joint problems and indicates which remedies should be considered in their alleviation.

    Why Do Dogs Bite?

    By |November 17th, 2021|Categories: Animal Health|Tags: |

    Discipline begins at home. That’s a familiar saying when we discuss disciplining our children, but the same really applies to our four legged friends. Globally, millions of people suffer from dog bites and many of these are children. According to Cesar Millan, there are five reasons why dogs bite.

    Why do Dogs Eat Grass?

    By |October 3rd, 2021|Categories: Animal Health|Tags: , , |

    No one really knows why dogs eat grass. Theories range from behaviour to nutrient deficiencies to illness or simply because they like it. Read on to find out more about why your pooch prefers the green stuff.

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    Can I Own a Pet and Work all Day?

    By |October 5th, 2017|Categories: Animal Health|Tags: |

    Dogs and cats are sociable animals when it comes to humans, and need your attention. Don’t think that having more than one pet will be enough to replace you. Also, not all dogs and cats like other animals, so getting a ‘friend’ for your dog or cat could make matters worse. Some do cope better than others being on their own for extended periods but this very much depends on what they have been taught at a very young age.

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