Simple tips to help you decide how much to feed your dog or cat

 Simple tips on how much to feed your dog or cat Following on from our post on how to assess your pet's weight, in this post we're going to discuss how to work out how much to feed your dog or cat. So many of us overfeed our pets whether it is a [...]

How to tell if your pet is overweight

How to tell if your pet is overweight Many of us wonder about our pet's weight, and it's no surprise as some studies suggest that as many as 59 percent of dogs and 52 percent of cats worldwide are overweight. What is surprising, is that according to a recent worldwide survey by Mars [...]

Oh no my dog has eaten rat bait – what now?

Oh no my dog has eaten rat bait - what now? Whether you noticed that your dog has eaten rat bait, or you are highly suspicious that your dog has eaten rat bait there are a few things you need to be aware of so that your pet's life is not at risk. Rat bait can kill [...]

Is the pet food you’re feeding harming your pet?

Is the pet food you're feeding harming your pet? Grain free is the buzzword for pet food. Forget “raw food” and “kibble”. It’s all about the grain free. That’s the thing. However, grain free has a dark and dirty secret. It isn't quite the pet food that you thought it was cracked up to be. What you [...]

Pet Obesity: Why it’s a problem for your pet

Pet Obesity: Why it's a problem for your pet Our world is in the midst of a pet obesity crisis.  There are some pretty scary statistics when it comes to our pet's obesity problem! According to the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention (APOP) nearly 59 percent of cats and 54 percent of dogs are affected. [...]

Top tips to help your pet lose weight

Hey Doc: Top tips to help your pet lose weight Tonight's tutorial from Dr Leigh focusses on things you can do to help your pet lose weight. If you haven't checked out our post on Pet Obesity it's a good idea if you do. Then watch the tutorial and try and implement these changes into [...]

Signs of Dementia In Pets

Signs of dementia in pets and how you can delay progression Our pets are living longer than ever before due to advances in veterinary medicine, sadly this means we are seeing more signs of dementia. In this tutorial, Dr Leigh discusses what the signs and symptoms of dementia are for cats and dogs, and the [...]

How To Choose The Best Dog Food

The Best Dog Food To Give Your Dog: Challenging The Mythical One And Only Safe “Traditional” Canine Diet Article written by Cheryl Steele and  Dr Leigh Davidson       Determining the best dog food to feed your beloved dog is a challenge for many of us. While our focus is on the health of [...]

Feeding Raw Chicken Is Linked To Paralysis In Dogs

Latest Research Show That Feeding Raw Chicken Is Linked To Paralysis In Dogs Feeding raw meat to our pets always carries a risk due to the potential of bacterial overload. We need to be very careful with food hygiene. Chicken is a known high-risk raw meat with a high bacterial contamination.       Now, [...]

Canine Cognitive Dysfunction: Signs of Dementia In Dogs

Canine Cognitive Dysfunction: Signs of Dementia In Dogs Who has experienced the dog or cat wanting to go outside, come back in repeat, multiple times, before? Whilst we all might laugh at memes such as this one, it often means that your pet may be suffering from canine cognitive dysfunction or dementia, which isn't a [...]

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