Christmas can be a dangerous time for pets, with tempting but potentially dangerous foods and treats.
While it is often easy to treat the symptoms (like licking) and get rid of infectious conditions, the problem will only go away for good when the underlying causes are identified and addressed.
Why is my dog licking his paws constantly? Is it an allergy?
There is mounting evidence that there is an overall decrease in health issues when pets are fed on a fresh diet.
There is no doubt that there are benefits that come from exercising your rabbit.
Bad breath? Yellow teeth? Your pet could have dental disease!
Ouch, that hurts! Could it be Feline Stomatitis?
Cat owners will be familiar with hairballs. So is it a problem?
Stop matting in 3 simple steps
Though sweet and friendly, an abandoned one-year-old cat has a poor appetite and drinks extremely little.
Breeding at home, yea or nay?
This bacterial infection affects dogs and it is possible to prevent it from spreading.
Parvo in puppies is, unfortunately, a common disease with deadly consequences. By: Dr Pranav Anjaria and Dr Varun Asediya, MVSc Veterinary Public Health, India
While some types are normal, others can be associated with potentially serious health concerns.
If you see a small pinkish bump on your dog’s skin, chances are it is a wart.
Q: Are paw washers worth investing in? My two Malteses sleep with me on the bed and I’m not sure how clean their paws are after walks if I use just wet wipes. Will using a paw washer every day dry their paw pads and skin out? How can I make sure my dogs are clean enough to sleep on my bed in between baths?
Q: When my four-month-old Sealyham Terrier plays with my other dogs, she always goes for their legs or tails, often causing them to bruise. I’ve scolded her many times, but it doesn’t always work. What can I do to make her stop?
Q: My anxious 11-month-old rescue dog goes through rounds of panic and alert barking, and my trainer suggested giving it calming natural remedies like valerian root, Bach flower remedies and catnip extract. What natural remedies are safe to be given to my pooch and which would you recommend?
Q: Whenever my cat gets stressed, she has bloody poop. The blood is bright red and sometimes there’s a jelly-like mucus. No bacteria or parasites were found in her poop sample. The vet says the stress makes her bowels irritated. What can I do to help her cope or ease her bowels?
Q: My four-year-old Jack Russell Terrier had a seizure a week ago. After passing out and waking up disoriented, she was back to her normal self. It was the first and only time it has happened so far. What could be the possible causes of a seizure in a normally healthy dog, and what should I do when it happens?