Tips For Caring For Your Puppy

What to do after your dog has eaten chocolate

21 February 2018
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The same chocolate which we enjoy is highly toxic to dogs, and depending on the type and amount your best friend ingests, it can cause a serious medical emergency. The problem with chocolate is that it contains caffeine and theobromine. These two ingredients are known to increase the heart rate and act as a nervous system stimulant to dogs. If you suspect that your dog has eaten chocolate, you should closely monitor him for any signs of toxicity and, if confirmed, call in a vet to resolve the issue immediately. Read More …

Adopting a Cat Is a Great Choice for Older People Who Feel Lonely

7 February 2018
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Sometimes, as people start to get older, life can get a bit lonely. Even if you have family around, you might not see them as much as you'd like to, and end up spending a lot of time alone. Although it's not quite the same as human company, if you're feeling a bit down about being on your own, getting a pet can really help. There are potentially quite a few different animals you could choose as your new companion, although most people opt for either a cat or a dog. Read More …

Can You Make Vet Clinic Appointments Easier For Your Cat?

5 February 2018
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Vet appointments are just as critical to your cat as general health checkups are to you and your loved ones. However, considering how skittish and anxious cats can become when faced with unfamiliar surroundings, some pet owners may put off these visits until their furry friend falls ill rather than have to go through the trouble of taking their cat to the vet for a routine physical checkup. Fortunately, some tips and tricks could be helpful in easing your cat's anxiety and overall making visits to the vet clinic less stressful for both you and your furry friend. Read More …

What to Do Prior to Checking In for a Pet Consultation Appointment

26 January 2018
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For the most part, people consult a doctor or physician when they are experiencing symptoms of sickness or when they are concerned about a particular medical problem. In the same vein, pet owners will need to make a trip to the vet office when they suspect that their pet is not feeling well or when it is not behaving normally.  If you have scheduled a pet consultation appointment because you need to have a particular pet issue addressed by a qualified vet, and you are a first-time client, it is important to know that how well you prepare for the appointment can impact the quality of the consultation. Read More …

Canine Health: How to Treat Your Dog’s Injured Foot Pads

26 January 2018
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The foot pads of a dog's paw provide cushioning, minimising the stress exerted on the canine feet when walking and running. These critical parts also reduce the amount of impact transmitted from the ground to the bones and joints. In addition, the pads provide traction on slippery surfaces, preventing accidental falls. Unfortunately, these thick and rubbery pads can sustain injury if they come into contact with harmful surfaces or objects. The paw might be torn, cut or punctured. Read More …