There are many tick and flea preventative treatments on the market to ensure our beloved furry friends don’t get sick from parasite-borne diseases. But which is better, oral or topical: a chewable tablet or a spot-on treatment? We’ve got the answer.
Winter can be tough for our senior pets, but fortunately there’s a lot you can do to keep your older dog warm and comfortable on the outside and from within. How many items on this checklist can you complete?
Now that we’re back to walking our dogs during the daytime, here’s a refresher on dog walking etiquette. It may contain some harsh truths as well as the important question: how many of these ‘rules’ do you break?
Your dog’s bed is his plush kingdom, his private quarters, his proud throne. But when it gets grimy, hairy or mucky, it’s anything but a royal boudoir for your favourite ruffian! It’s important that you wash your dog’s bed regularly – just how often (and how) depends on the dog, the bed, and you.
You’ve stocked up on cold and flu meds, thick blankets and a bag of oranges just in time for winter, just in case. But isn’t this also the time of year your pets suffer some extra aches and pains too? Keep an eye on them for these winter illnesses and what you should do.
“She’s not fat, she’s just fluffy!” If you’ve ever used this excuse for your pudgy dog or cat, then this blog is for you! Here’s what you should know about winter weight gain in pets, and how to manage it.
As our senior pets get older, they will be more prone to the pain and effects of joint problems, especially in winter. Don’t let your ageing furry or purry suffer in silence. Here are a few practical ways to ease arthritic pain during winter.
It’s that time of year when you need to pull out the winter woollies and jackets… and for your dog too. But how beneficial is a jacket for your furry friend in winter time? Let’s go over the pros and cons of dressing your dog in a jacket. Should you? Shouldn’t you?
Winter is a time for hibernating under the blankets, but not only for humans. We answer the question ‘Do dogs get cold in winter?’ with all you need to know about making sure your best friend is geared up for the snuggly season.