It’s cold and damp outside and a walk or run is the last thing on your or Fido’s mind. But exercise for the mind and body is as important for your dog as it is for you during the chilly months.
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.
Degenerative joint disease (DJD), also known as osteoarthritis, affects as many as one in five dogs. The disease cannot be cured, but there are several treatment options available to help ease pain and improve mobility.
It is summer time and along with those lovely long days and walks with our best friends we have to contend with the ticks that come out of hiding at this time of year. So it’s definitely time for an update on on biliary.
The holiday season is traditionally a joyous time, but it can be a very stressful one for our pets. Paul Jacobson gives some hints on how to handle the situations that can arise.
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.
Summer is here and we are all spending more time outdoors with our four-legged friends. This means that we must make sure they do not get too much sun and run the risk of sunburn or, worse, skin cancer.
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.
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.