Symptoms of Diabetes in Dogs and Cats

Diabetes mellitus is a disease that results from either a lack of insulin in the body or a resistance to the effects of insulin. This results in constant uncontrolled high levels of blood glucose. As with humans, this can cause a range of problems. Left untreated, diabetes can lead to a life-threatening condition called Diabetic Read More

Dog Travel Sickness: How to Help

Dog travel sickness can be a common problem, in adult dogs as well as puppies. It can make travel extremely stressful for both pets and their owners, especially if you want to enjoy adventures away from home through the summer months. While travel sickness tablets for dogs can be a good short term solution, behavioural Read More

Getting a Second Dog: Everything You Need to Know

The decision to add a second dog to your family should not be taken lightly. While the idea of having two dogs may sound appealing, it’s crucial to weigh all considerations before making this 10+ year commitment. In this article, we’ll explore various aspects of having more than one dog, offering modern and ethical advice Read More

Are Dog Beds Important?

As cute as they are, our canine companions are descended from their wild ancestors. These animals didn’t have comfortable dog beds to snooze in. So many pet owners understandably wonder whether dogs need beds at all. Are dog beds important? Do dogs need beds to sleep? Or are they just as comfortable on the floor? Read More

Five Ways to Help Your Aggressive Dog

Aggression in dogs is a complex behaviour with various underlying causes. Because of its intricacy, it is largely misunderstood. Aggression is not a character trait in our dogs but a natural, automatic response to particular triggers or stressors. Dogs have many of the same emotions we do, including becoming defensive when they feel unsafe. We Read More

Cats and Dogs at Halloween: Keeping Safe!

Halloween can be a lot of fun. But, beware! There are a few things to keep in mind when it comes to the safety of our pets. From toxic sweets to candle-lit pumpkins, here’s a list of the top 5 things to watch out for to protect our cats and dogs at Halloween. Sweets and Read More

Dental Care Tips for Cats and Dogs

                              Did you know that adult dogs have 42 teeth and adult cats have 30? That’s a lot of gnashers to keep clean! Making sure your pet has good dental hygiene is important as neglected teeth can cause gum-related diseases later Read More

Does My Cat Have a UTI?

Fortunately, urinary tract infections in cats are not very common at all. The likelihood of your cat having a true UTI is very low. In the rare cases when they do, it’s nearly always as a direct result of another health condition affecting the urinary tract. In cats, many of the lower urinary tract conditions Read More

Anxiety in Dogs: How to Support Your Dog’s Mental Health

We often turn to our dogs for support when we’re feeling anxious. They provide us with unconditional love during tough times and give us a sense of security. In fact, in a recent study, 84% of owners said that their pet dog improves their mental health.* It’s clear that dogs can be there for us Read More

How to Help Dogs and Cats Cope with Fireworks

How to Keep Dogs and Cats Calm During Fireworks Season Fireworks, whether on Bonfire Night, at a party, or on New Year’s Eve, are fun for us, but not always for our pets. Fireworks can cause them to feel anxiety and fear. So how do you help dogs and cats with fireworks? Recent statistics from Read More