Things to Bear In Mind When Purchasing A Shetland Pony

Most children will grow up wanting their very own pony. If one has the appropriate budget, you could invest in one for your kids. A popular domesticated species that is child-friendly is the Shetland pony.  So what are some of the things that you need to consider when it comes to purchasing a Shetland pony? Consider if you have appropriate living quarters Before you settle on a particular pony that you will purchase, you need to make a thorough inventory of the living quarters that you would need to accommodate the pony or ponies if you decide to purchase more than one. [Read More]

How to Prevent Heat Stroke in Dogs

Living in Australia means living in pretty hot weather conditions, and this can spell disaster for dogs if the proper precautions are not kept. Dogs, unlike humans, don't sweat from their entire bodies. Because of this, they do not tolerate high temperatures as well as humans. In fact, hot weather can be more dangerous to dogs than many dog owners realise; if their internal temperature is raised too high, they are at risk of suffering a potentially fatal heat stroke. [Read More]

4 Severe Instances You Need to Call an Emergency Vet for Your Pet

Having a healthy pet is just as fulfilling as having a healthy child. However, just like humans, pets are susceptible to developing some health problems during their lifetime. There is usually no need for concern if your dog or cat is suffering from a small injury or perhaps some slight skin irritation. If the problem persists, that is when it is time to run to the vet clinic to seek some professional services. [Read More]

Canine Distemper: 4 Warning Signs

Canine distemper is a viral infection which is highly contagious. It can be easily spread between dogs through both direct and indirect contact. Although national dog vaccination programmes have helped to reduce the infection rate, foxes, wild dogs, and other animals can also carry the virus. Even if you have had your dog vaccinated, it is useful to know the signs and symptoms of canine distemper. Below are four warning signs that your dog may be developing canine distemper. [Read More]