So if you have a dog, cat or ferret, then you may have already heard about heartworm. And even the name can strike fear into pet owners. Heartworm is a really serious disease, and it typically results in severe lung disease, heart failure, other organ damage and death. Which is terrible to think about for … Read moreWhat Is Heartworm, And How Can You Prevent It?
Getting a household pet is fun and exciting, and there is a lot of positivity that this can add to the home. Your family will be happy and excited about the prospect of having a pet and being able to expand the family by a member. This is a time to be thankful and think … Read moreGetting Your Family Ready for a Pet
If you are currently browsing Pinterest and Imgur looking at all of the cute puppy photos wondering when your turn will happen. Then you are probably edging ever closer to purchasing your new best friend. There are a lot of considerations to make when you are thinking about getting a dog. It is a long-term … Read moreConsiderations For A New Dog Owner
It can be a really tricky process to figure out the best food for your dog, but there are some basic guidelines to follow that can ensure you lay the foundations for optimum health. Grabbing the cheapest packet food at the supermarket is most definitely not the greatest option for the wellbeing of your canine … Read moreFiguring out the Best Diet for Your Dog’s Health
Pexels – CC0 License Choosing to introduce a new four-legged friend to your family is a big commitment, so it is essential to make sure that a dog is the right choice. Getting a puppy is something that not only requires lots of thought; it also involves plenty of preparation too. If you are planning … Read moreGetting a New Puppy? Here’s What you Need to Do First
We all know we need to walk our dogs; they need to exercise as much as we do. But many of us see it as a chore and try to get the walk over and done with as quickly as possible. That’s fine for us, but not quite so good for our dogs. Going for … Read moreGoing For A Walk: Advice Your Dog Wants You To Know
When you make the decision to bring a puppy into your life, you’re making a commitment to them that you’ll provide them with everything they need to thrive. One element of this is taking them to the vet, and it’s not always because something is wrong. In fact, in the first year of their life … Read morePuppy Health Checks: Vet Visits in Their First Year
Have you been struggling with getting your dog to go to sleep during the night? It can be annoying and worrying when it’s time for bed, your dog suddenly wants to get up and play. It’s even more concerning when you wake up in the middle of the night to find your dog is wide … Read moreWhy Is My Dog Not Sleeping?
Ever heard the phrase, a dog’s not just for Christmas? Well, it’s true. Looking after a dog is like having a child as it’s completely dependant on you feeding it, making sure it gets the exercise it needs and has plenty of social interaction. So when you’re finally ready to make that commitment, how do … Read morePicking Out The Right Dog For You
The day that you are having surgery on your pet can be nerve wracking. It could be for teeth cleaning, spaying or neutering, or there could be a large mass that needs to be removed. So what goes on after your pet is taken to the back for surgery? What are common procedures for surgical preparation? … Read moreSurgery on your Pet: Going Behind the Scenes