When it comes to your cat, you want to make sure she has the best kind of cat food for her nutritional needs. From time to time, you may be tempted to give her table scraps and special treats, but bear in mind that certain foods can be poisonous to her. Here’s a look at some of […]
In humans, cataracts are the world’s leading cause of blindness. Cataracts in cats are rare, but the disease is still serious; if left untreated, it may lead to blindness. Thankfully, many cases of feline cataracts can be successfully treated. What Is a Cataract? Cataracts affect the lens of the eye. The lens helps to focus […]
While that bump you noticed when you were scratching your cat’s ears the other day might be harmless, it is always important to consult a veterinarian if you notice a lump on a cat. This is because infections, inflammatory lesions and cancerous tumors are always a possibility — and all of these require veterinary intervention. […]
You can learn a lot about your cat’s health from their stool. Whether you’ve just adopted your first kitten or you’ve shared your home with cats for years, watch for a few key signs when you scoop out the litter box. Cat Poop: What’s Normal? Most cats will poop at least once a day. If […]
Water is essential for maintaining your cat’s health. As well as helping to replace the fluids lost through their urine and faeces, it is necessary for their circulation, digestion and waste removal. Dehydration occurs when there is excessive fluid loss from your cat’s body. This is not simply a loss of water, but also the […]
Dogs snore for the same reasons that humans snore. A partial closing of the throat, or blockage in the nose and throat that cause your dog to make a comical snoring sound. If your dog is a brachycephalic breed (a dog with a squashed face) it is very likely they will snore due to the […]
Unlike humans dogs don’t have the ability to sweat all over. They do have sweat glands on their paws, but this is where the sweating stops. Instead dogs will loll their tongue out and pant to cool down. In hot weather is can be very easy for your dog to overheat so it is important […]
Dogs don’t have the ability to sweat in the same way humans do. They do have sweat glands on their paws but they use panting as a method to cool down.
Dog’s rely on their senses to recognize us. We all have our unique smell that our dog recognizes. However research has suggested that dogs rely most on just recognizing what our faces look like.
It can be difficult to know when your dog is in pain. But if you observe him carefully you should be able to workout when there is something up. If you notice a change in his behaviour. Anything out of the ordinary can indicate pain, a lot of the time your dog won’t interact with […]