Food That Kills: Taurine and Dilated Cardiomyopathy

Food That Kills: Taurine and Dilated Cardiomyopathy Dogs are succumbing to a taurine related dilated cardiomyopathy, and dog food is the cause. We have a problem in the pet food industry, it's called a BEG diet or rather a boutique, exotic ingredient and/or grain-free diet. It's the diet implicated in the worldwide occurrence of dogs [...]

2019-09-04T09:34:50+11:00By |Categories: Dog Nutrition, Dogs|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Are You Killing Your Fat Cat With Kindness?

Are You Killing Your Fat Cat With Kindness? While a fat cat can provide plenty of laughs on YouTube or Instagram, it's no laughing matter when we consider the risks to their health. As we discussed in our article on obesity in pets an overweight pet, whether a dog or a cat just [...]

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 [...]

How To Care For Pocket Pets: Rabbits Guinea Pigs Ferrets Rats & Mice

How To Care For Pocket Pets: Rabbits, Guinea Pigs, Ferrets, Rats and Mice Are you thinking of introducing a pocket pet to your family? Maybe you just want to know that you are on track with how to care for pocket pets like rabbits, ferrets, guinea pigs or rats/mice? In this special episode of Ask [...]

Why is Your Cat Vomiting and When Should You Worry

Why Is My Cat Vomiting? When Do I Need To Worry? That horrific sound of your cat throwing up, usually on the carpet  is something we have all heard stories about! Funnies aside, a cat vomiting is not normal, even if much of what you read on google will say that it is! [...]

2019-07-03T17:41:26+11:00By |Categories: Cat Medicine, Cats|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Hip Dysplasia In Dogs: What Is It?

What Is Hip Dysplasia In Dogs? Does your dog seem sore in its hind end? Perhaps, he might have trouble getting up from lying down? Many of the questions that I get asked online by owners worried about their pets are about how they can cope with their dog that has 'sore hips'. [...]

Top Tips To Keep Your Rabbit Healthy

Top Tips To Keep Your Rabbit Healthy Rabbits can be a great pet, however, they are not a pet that can be thrown some food and forgotten about. Care also needs to be taken with young children as they can be easily hurt. Rabbits need time, care and attention. I'm not trying to [...]

Six Tips to Prepare for a New Kitten

What To Do When You Bring A New Kitten Home Welcoming a new kitten into your family is super exciting, they bring such joy and new mischief into your life. Many of us wonder what to do when you get a new kitten. It is a great idea to consider a few things to prepare for the [...]

Five Top Tips For Bringing Home A New Puppy

Five Top Tips For Bringing Home A New Puppy Bringing home a new puppy is an exciting time. Depending on your home circumstances, there are things to consider to prepare for your new puppy’s arrival. Get your timing right Bringing home your pup is exciting and daunting all at the same time. There is nothing [...]

Can I Feed My Cat Tuna?

Can I Feed My Cat Tuna? Have you ever wondered is tuna good for cats or what do cats eat? Well, fish for cats can definitely be a portion of their diet, however, feeding your cat tuna can result in health issues. Read on to find out why.  Does Your Cat Love Tuna? The question [...]