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May 31, 2019 No Comments.

Patellar Luxation in Dogs

What is Patellar Luxation Patellar Luxation is one of the most common canine knee problems. It is also “slipped knee cap,” which refers to dislocation or displacement of the patella bone from the knee joint. Patellar Luxation can cause excruciating pain for the dog. Most cases are hereditary, but trauma to the bones or tissues […]

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April 12, 2019 No Comments.

Easter dangers for your pets

Easter is a time of indulgence with many delicious foods available, yet these seasonal treats can be dangerous for your pets. So you can have a fun time this Easter, we have highlighted the main things to be aware of. Easter eggs This seasonal treat are always a delight to have, yet did you know […]

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April 8, 2019 No Comments.

6 Signs your pet has seasonal allergies

Seasonal allergies are a huge problem due to the wide range of things that trigger symptoms. Trees, grasses, and pollens affect people and dogs alike. With allergies becoming more common in pets, we’ve put together a list of signs to be aware of. Scratching and biting One of the most common symptoms is itchiness. Dogs […]

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March 14, 2019 No Comments.

Hairballs in Cats

What are hairballs? Cats spend up to 50% of the day grooming. This is to maintain their coat, to cool down, protect against predators or to bond with other cats. Continual licking of the coat can cause problems, as every time a cat grooms itself, loose hairs get ingested and hairballs form. Most hair pass […]

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March 7, 2019 No Comments.

Is your dog overweight?

Is your dog overweight? In this blog you can read on how to tell if your dog is overweight, and what program’s to put in place to help them battle the bulge. Letting your dog become overweight can cause considerable health problems including: Shorter lifespan Heart disease Risk of arthritis Circulatory problems Pancreatic disorders Liver […]

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February 28, 2019 No Comments.

Worming your cat

As part of being a responsible cat owner, worming your cat is important to keep your cat happy and healthy. In this blog, we talk about the types of worms, symptoms and everything you need to know about worming your cat. Types of worms There are three types of worms that need to be taken […]

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February 28, 2019 No Comments.

Atopic Dermatitis in Dogs

What is Atopic Dermatitis? Atopic Dermatitis, also known as Atopy, is a skin disease associated with allergies. It’s the dog equal to hay fever, caused by an allergic reactions that occurs by the following allergens: Pollen, grasses, weeds, trees Mould, dust, dust mites, grains Chemicals, fertilizers, wool and feathers These cause your dog to become […]

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February 27, 2019 No Comments.

Breed Profile | Labrador

History The Labrador Retriever is popular of all pedigree breeds. Their popularity comes from their versatility as family companion, service dog, guide dog and working gundog. They were originally bred to be both a friendly companion and a useful working dog. Today’s Labrador Retriever is as good-natured and hard working as their ancestors. You see […]

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January 23, 2019 No Comments.

Breed Profile | Turkish Angora Cat

History of the Turkish Angora The Turkish Angora descended from the African wildcat and are one of the ancient breeds of cat. The Turkish Angora originated from central Turkey, in the Ankara region. In 1520, a longhair, white cat went to Europe from Ankara, gaining admirers from Persia. Yet, they almost became extinct in Europe, […]

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January 15, 2019 No Comments.

12 Questions about Dog Tails

Have you ever wondered why dogs have a tail? We have put together 12 questions and the answers to dog tails. What does it mean when a dog wags its tail? The most common misinterpretation of dogs is the myth that a dog wagging its tail is happy and friendly. While some wags do mean […]

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