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Spring cleaning hazards

Springtime is the perfect time to shake off those winter blues and freshen up our homes for the busier, warmer months ahead. While we are clearing out and cleaning up, some of the products and tools we use potentially threaten our pets if not handled properly! Check out some of the issues that

Spring cleaning hazards2021-09-23T22:35:09+13:00

Itchy skin and ear infections

Around springtime, we often see an increase in itchy skin (dermatitis) and ear infections in dogs and cats. How to spot itchy skin You should know almost right away if your cat or dog has dermatitis. Here are a few of the common signs: Constant scratching, licking, or chewing at the skin Flaky,

Itchy skin and ear infections2021-09-23T22:11:42+13:00

Grass Seeds

Springtime means grass seed season, and for something so tiny, they can cause a lot of big problems for your pet! The issues they can cause range from minor discomfort right through to potentially life-threatening conditions.Grass seeds are naturally designed to travel – they are small, lightweight, come in all different shapes, and are

Grass Seeds2021-09-23T21:41:52+13:00

Urinary Blockages in Cats

What is a urinary blockage? Urinary blockages in cats are often referred to as ‘blocked bladders’ and ‘urethral obstructions’. This is a common, potentially life-threatening condition, especially amongst neutered male adult cats and overweight cats. A urinary blockage can completely prevent your cat from urinating, causing damage to the urinary tract, a back-up of

Urinary Blockages in Cats2021-06-08T01:25:04+13:00

Senior Pets

Aging is an unavoidable part of life, and when it comes to our pets, some will age without any major issues, and some will need a little extra TLC. It is important to know what age-related changes look like and how to manage them appropriately, so we can ensure our pets are comfortable. When

Senior Pets2021-06-01T07:58:42+13:00

Dental disease and prevention

Dental disease is one of the most common but preventable diseases in pets. It is not only painful and uncomfortable, but the procedure to clean and remove teeth becomes more complicated and often more costly the longer it is left untreated.What is dental disease?Dental disease is caused by a bacterial infection that builds up

Dental disease and prevention2021-06-19T02:23:48+13:00

Arthritis

Arthritis can affect one or more joints anywhere in your pet's body. The most common joints affected are the hips, knees, shoulders and elbows. Most of these joints depend on a layer of cartilage acting as a cushion between two bones. Arthritis causes this cushion to deteriorate, resulting in the bones rubbing against

Arthritis2021-03-02T04:12:10+13:00

Easter hazards

Easter can be an exciting time for both adults and children. While we prepare for Easter, it is essential to keep an eye on potential dangers for your furry friend. Chocolate Chocolate contains both caffeine and theobromine (a chemical compound found in the cacao plant) which can be fatal to our pets. It

Easter hazards2021-03-16T08:48:34+13:00

How to Deal with your Dog’s Food Allergies

Allergies are a very common cause of skin problems in pets and surprisingly, approximately 10% of all skin allergy cases in dogs are food related. Seeing your dog scratch constantly, rubbing up against furniture to itch and licking their fur more than usual, could be an indication of a number of potential skin issues,

How to Deal with your Dog’s Food Allergies2019-10-01T17:17:26+13:00
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