A Christmas Gift That Keeps on Giving….and Costing! - by Trusten Moore

A Christmas Gift That Keeps on Giving….and Costing! – by Trusten Moore

A Christmas Gift That Keeps on Giving….and Costing! It’s the time of the year when parents, boyfriends, and girlfriends surprise their loved ones with the best Christmas present ever… an adorable puppy! Who could resist a cute fluffy face sitting under the tree, the smell of puppy breath, and that bright pink tongue sticking out on Christmas morning?! I’ve seen …

Parvo “Epidemic” in Australia

Parvo “Epidemic” in Australia

Is there a parvo “epidemic” in Australia? A recent study, conducted by the University of Sydney, has found and published that parvovirus is now more prevalent in Australia than ever before. They found that every year there are around 20 000 cases of parvovirus in puppies in Australia. Their study showed that almost half of these cases end up with …

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UK’s spay/neuter audit

In the UK, done by the vetAUDIT – a sub-brand of the RCVS Knowledge, a spay/neuter audit was performed to reveal the numbers behind the spays and neuters in the United Kingdom. The audit was performed on over 30 000 cats and dogs, individual cases, from practices from all over the country. The data they gathered showed that around 8-9% …

Reasons To Neuter Your Pets

10 Reasons To Neuter Your Pets! – Video by Victoria Birch

We have another educational video made by our lovely Victoria, and here she speaks about the reasons to neuter your pets. Watch the video to see the 10 most important reasons she listed. Neutering or castration is the removal of both testicles. Occasionally, one or both testicles may be “retained” or “undescended” in a cryptorchid dog. Neutering a puppy or …

National Animal Safety and Protection Month – October 2018

The month of October is dedicated to celebrating National Animal Safety and Protection Month. Well, actually we dedicate this month to raise awareness to all the dangers that lurk while we are not looking and educate pet owners how to care better for their pets. We are also here to educate people that don’t have pets of their own how …

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Most common external parasites in dogs and cats

Here we have an infographic about the most common external parasites in dogs and cats. Most dogs and cats encounter at least few of these external parasites throughout their lives. External parasites can be very irritating for the animal and some of them can cause serous illnesses. There are many animals that react more severely to the bites of fleas …

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Ibuprofen Survivor

The most common pain-killer that can be found in almost every household, ibuprofen, is highly toxic to dogs. Dogs, as we know them, are very curious animals. Just like children, their first instinct with an unfamiliar object is to put it in their mouth. This is why it is very important to keep all medication, human and animal, out of …