5 Feline Illnesses You Should Know About

If you are a cat owner, it's essential that you are aware of the various illnesses that can affect your feline friend. While some are more common than others, all of them have the potential to cause serious health problems. Below are five of the most common feline illnesses you should be aware of. #1 Upper Respiratory Infections The most common form of upper respiratory infection in cats is called rhinotracheitis, which is triggered by the herpes virus, FHV-1. [Read More]

How To Tell If Your Reptile Needs A Visit To The Vet

While there is an abundance of resources out there for pet owners who have cats, dogs, birds and fish all over their home, there is less information out there for reptile owners. Reptiles are just far less common of a pet, but that does not mean they deserve any less respect or love. Often the hardest part of fixing an issue with your reptile is discovering it has one in the first place because they do not always present their problems like other animals. [Read More]

Preparation Tips for Pet Desexing

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]