Desexing is a misunderstood subject among pet owners; therefore, it is advisable to talk to a vet rather than read about the procedure on the internet. Once you are convinced of the benefits of spaying or neutering, you need to prepare for the procedure accordingly. However, most pet parents do not know what they need to do before and after spaying/neutering. This article highlights vital steps you should take pre and post a desexing procedure. [Read More]
Compelling Reasons Why You Should Not Put Off Enrolling Your New Dog in Puppy School
If you have never owned an animal before, you may not be prepared for the stark reality of having an untrained animal live with you and your loved ones. Unwanted behaviours such as barking all night, chewing furniture and shoes and unprovoked aggression may make you start to contemplate rehoming the dog, but a better solution would be investing in puppy school. A presumption that some pet owners make about dog training is that it is only necessary for guard dogs but this is not entirely true. [Read More]
Three Practical Reasons to Get Your Dog Desexed
Getting your dog desexed is simple and cost-effective, with many benefits from avoiding certain cancers to reducing unwanted behaviours. However, many people don't know all of the benefits of getting your dog desexed as soon as possible, so this short guide aims to explain three of the most important advantages of dog desexing. Prevent Certain Health Problems If you want to reduce your pet's chances of developing certain conditions, you should get them desexed at a young age. [Read More]
Do You Know the Warning Signs of Gingivitis in Cats?
When your dentist tells you that you have gingivitis, it's a reminder that you perhaps haven't been as vigilant with cleaning your teeth as you should be. But still, as far as dental problems go, it's fairly minor, assuming it's detected in its early stages. Generally, all you need is professional cleaning to reverse the bacteria-induced inflammation of your gums. But what about the other members of your family? Gingivitis is actually a real possibility for cats, but how would you even know if your feline friend is affected? [Read More]