Food That Kills: Taurine and Dilated Cardiomyopathy

Grain-Free & BEG Diets Causing Taurine Related Dilated CardiomyopathyGlobally, dogs are dying or becoming very ill from a canine heart disease that is known as taurine-deficient dilated cardiomyopathy. Whilst the exact mechanism is still unknown, current research suggests that it isn't just a taurine deficiency that is at play in these commercial diets from boutique companies [...]

2022-05-24T20:07:28+10:00By |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 chonky fat cat can provide plenty of laughs on YouTube or Instagram, it's no laughing matter when we consider how great the risks of being fat are to their health. As we discussed in our article on obesity in pets an overweight pet, whether a [...]

How To Tell If Your Dog Or Cat Is Overweight

How To Tell If Your Dog Or Cat Is Overweight Is your dog or cat overweight? There is a lot of conjecture about what an overweight dog or cat looks like, with many people having rather heated discussions on this topic. Some studies suggest that as many as 59% of dogs and 52% of cats [...]

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 "Pocket pets" are those small pets that aren't cats or dogs. They include pint-sized animals such as rabbits, mice, rats, ferrets and guinea pigs. These unusual pets require special care that is highly specific to their species and not at [...]

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!In this article, we [...]

2022-05-24T20:13:11+10:00By |Categories: Cat Medicine, Cats|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Hip Dysplasia In Dogs: What Is It & How Do We Treat It?

Hip Dysplasia In Dogs: What Is It & How Do We Treat It? Hip dysplasia in dogs is one of the most common arthritic conditions that dogs suffer from.Many owners express worry about their dog's sore hips, especially when they may struggle to exercise and get up from a sitting or lying down position.In this [...]

Top Tips To Keep Your Rabbit Healthy

How To Keep Your Rabbit Healthy & Happy Rabbits are an increasingly popular pet, particularly in our time-poor society. However, contrary to popular belief they are not a pet that can be thrown some food and forgotten about. Rabbits need time, care, and attention. Rabbits are prone to a few health conditions that [...]

Six Easy Tips To Prepare For A New Kitten

Six Easy Tips To Prepare For A New Kitten Welcoming a new kitten into your family is super exciting, they bring such joy and new mischief into your life. If you've never owned a kitten before, read on to discover our top tips to ensure that your new kitten's arrival is smooth and stress-free. [...]

Five Easy Tips For Bringing Home A New Puppy

Five Easy Tips For Bringing Home A New Puppy Bringing home a new puppy is an exciting time. Depending on your home circumstances, there are plenty of things to consider to prepare for your new puppy’s arrival. To ensure the transition to a new home is smooth sailing, we've gathered some top tips [...]

Can I Feed My Cat Tuna?

Is It Safe To Feed My Cat Tuna? It certainly seems that for many of our feline friends, the smell and taste of tinned tuna fish is considered a delicacy. They hear the sound of the can of tuna being opened, and seem to come from nowhere! But how safe is it to [...]

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