Top 5 No-No Festive Foods

Christmas can be a dangerous time for pets, with tempting but potentially dangerous foods and treats.

Delicious Digits

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.

Paw Licking

Why is my dog licking his paws constantly? Is it an allergy?

Taking Bunny For A Walk

There is no doubt that there are benefits that come from exercising your rabbit.

Why Doesn’t My Cat Eat?

Though sweet and friendly, an abandoned one-year-old cat has a poor appetite and drinks extremely little.

Parvo In Puppies

Parvo in puppies is, unfortunately, a common disease with deadly consequences. By: Dr Pranav Anjaria and Dr Varun Asediya, MVSc Veterinary Public Health, India

Machine washable

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?

A soft touch

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?

Natural calm

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?

Seeing red

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?

Fighting fits

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?