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Walk Your Dog Month – January

January is the month dedicated for you to get off the couch, get rid of the holiday blues and walk your dog more. Walking your dog more than just the usual 15 minutes for physiological needs has benefits for both you and your dog. Walking for at least 30 minutes improves your general health, improves circulation and that benefits your …

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pet law regulation in the UAE

New pet law regulation in the UAE

New pet law regulation in the UAE has been introduced by the Ministry of Climate Change and Environment yesterday. These new regulations will outline the responsibilities of an animal owner and all the technical standards for animal housing facilities. Failure to follow these regulations will be punishable by fine or jail time. One of the legal amendments for pet ownership states …

Keeping Your Pet Safe for Christmas and Having a Pet-Friendly Holiday

Keeping your pet safe for Christmas and having a pet-friendly holiday at the same time can sometimes be a difficult task. Christmas is that time of the year we anticipate so impatiently. It is the time of happiness, joy, family, love, presents and hopefully snow. Let’s be honest that all of us start acting a bit crazy while the festive …

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 …

Noise aversion tablets for dogs

Noise aversion tablets for dogs

The FDA (U.S. Food and Drug Administration) has recently approved a new drug, noise aversion tablets for dogs suffering from noise aversion. We are talking about a tablet that will help these dogs reduce anxiety during noisy events such as fireworks, thunderstorms etc. The noise aversion tablets are made by Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedic and are named Pexion (Imepitoin). They’re supposed to …

Is Heartworm Prevention Really Necessary?

Is Heartworm Prevention Really Necessary? – Video by Victoria Birch

Our lovely Victoria Birch in this video called “Is Heartworm Prevention Really Necessary?” will explain the basics of heartworm disease, or Dirofilaria Immitis, and how to protect your pet. Heartworm disease is caused by the parasite Dirofilaria immitis, a type of roundworm that lives inside the heart and blood vessels of the lungs. Heartworm disease is transmitted by mosquitoes. It …

Urban dogs

Urban dogs are dogs living in a city or an urban area. This can sometimes be challenging for the dog and for the owners because big cities can be very loud and busy and with very little green areas for your dog to feel comfortable. It is always a challenge to keep a happy and healthy pet in an urban …