While there are many products on the market designed to help keep our dog’s teeth clean, We all know the best way to do it is to brush their teeth with a K9 tooth paste every day. But doing so is ALMOST as hard as getting the kids to clean theirs So we’ve done a…
Your best friend may well suffer from allergies. The excessive licking, biting and scratching that allergies cause can put our best friends at risk of more serious skin infections. It’s always better to know the possible symptoms so you can treat the problem effectively and efficiently. Other symptoms can include itchy and runny eyes, runny nose…
If your best friend is not a fan of having their feet trimmed or nails clipped then here’s a great hint to help desensitise them.
We have had a number of incidents recently where a determined dog has been able to slip their collar due to the fact that it is simply too lose. As you can imagine this can be dangerous if near a road or livestock and of course means that there is no visible way to then identify the dog.
As caring and responsible dog owner’s we have always tried to do what is right for our best friends’ be that physical and mental stimulation, training and boundary setting and of course feeding and nutrition.
The PDSA has warned that fat dogs are expected to outstrip healthy ones by 2019 as pet obesity increases. Eighty per cent of veterinary professionals reported seeing a greater number of obese pets in the last two years, with increasing numbers of overweight dogs, cats, rabbits and even small rodents being brought into their surgeries for treatment.
Most puppies should see a groomer after they’ve had their second round of vaccinations, no later than 14 weeks. At this stage in their development they’re still trusting and willing to let strangers handle them and will quickly acclimatise to strange noises and sensations.
THE MOST DANGEROUS PET CHEW EVER: RAWHIDE!
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How can one of the most popular chew sticks on the planet be so dangerous for your pets, you ask? I mean, most dogs chew on rawhide for hours on end, and not only does it keep them busy, but they seem to last forever.
Attempting to control fleas on our dogs is a multi-step process. Adult fleas spend most of their time on an animal, but the flea eggs, larvae, and pupae are found in abundance in the environment such as in carpets, rugs, bedding, and any other soft furnishing.
The sale of puppies under eight weeks old is to be made illegal under plans to crack down on so-called backstreet breeders and puppy farms.