The process of bringing your dog to the vet can be somewhat trying, particularly if your pet pooch gets a bit hyper during car journeys or anxious when they’re at the vet clinic. However, regardless of how stressful you may find this experience, it’s crucial not to skip it. Here are two reasons why your pet needs to attend their annual check-ups.
To keep their vaccinations up to date
A lot of new pet owners aren’t fully unaware of the importance of dog vaccinations. Read More»
When it comes to cats and dogs, responsible owners know they should get their pet neutered or spayed as soon as they’re old enough. With the overpopulation of many animal shelters, there’s generally high awareness of the importance of preventing unexpected litters—no matter how cute they may be. And that’s without even mentioning the other benefits in terms of behaviour and health. There’s one type of pet that you might not consider taking to the vet for desexing, as public awareness is much lower than it is for other animals. Read More»
If your dog has a long coat, he may suffer from tangles and mats. In severe cases of matting, the dog’s skin may become very sore and sensitive, leading to the development of chronic bacterial skin conditions. If your dog has a badly matted coat and the skin around the mats appears red and inflamed, you should seek veterinary advice.
It is possible to prevent mats from forming in your dog’s coat by grooming him daily. Read More»
The strange, often unpredictable behaviour of cats is why we love them. For many people, the quirks of cats are a constant source of entertainment, and it doesn’t even matter that they might love you one day and act like they’re bored of your existence the next. But cat behaviour can sometimes be revealing something else going on. Unlike dogs, cats can be unwell for a while before their guardians even notice, and their odd ways are partly to blame for this. Read More»
An animal emergency isn’t always easy to spot. It is very easy for a pet owner to think that signs of illness or distress are just their pet acting up or trying to get attention. However, it is important that you are able to spot the signs that your pet needs to see a vet so that they can receive the care they require promptly. Below is a guide to four signs you may need to take your pet to see a veterinarian. Read More»