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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 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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January 10, 2019 No Comments.

Bad Behaviours Pet Owners Encourage

It’s challenging to stop bad behaviours with a strong reward history. Sometimes these behaviours develop as your dog matures. Sometimes, it’s a single episode where your dog learns that these behaviours “work” and it’s a learned behaviour. If your dog has been getting treats off of your plate every time he whines, it could take […]

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January 8, 2019 No Comments.

14 Questions about the Husky Dog

What is a Husky dog? The Husky dog is a working dog breed that originated in north-eastern Siberia, Russia. The breed belongs to the Spitz genetic family. It is recognizable by its thick furred double coat, pointy ears, curled tail and distinctive markings. Is a Husky dog and a Malamute the same? Although often mistaken, […]

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