Teacup cat

Teacup Cats…Cute or Crazy?

Teacup cats are gaining popularity, as are their short-legged relatives the Munchkins. They are not always recognized breeds and are in some ways are very controversial…but very cute.
Rescue dog

Heartworm In Dogs and What You Should Know

Heartworms are foot-long worms that live in the heart, lungs, and major blood vessels of pets. It sounds like something from a horror movie, but worse… it’s a reality. Whilst US dog owners rightly worry about heartworm, this parasite can also infect cats and ferrets, along with wild mammals such as coyotes, wolves, and foxes.
Dog with a kong toy

Kong Toys and the Benefits of Chewing for Dogs

Did you know that chewing has a number of benefits for your dog’s health and wellbeing? We cover what they are and how we can encourage this natural behavior.
Dog and child in Christmas outfits

Creative Ways to Include your Dog this Christmas

Our four-legged friends are just as much a part of our family as the two-legged variety. Here are a few tips on how to include them in your Christmas celebrations.
Boston Terrier Puppy

How to Clean Your Dog’s Ears: A Pet Parents Guide

Many dogs have ears that require regular cleaning. With this simple process cleaning your dog's ears is easy enough to do at home provided you have the right equipment.
Dog holding a bowl

Cool Dog Tricks To Teach Your Furry Friend

Training your dog to do advanced tricks like finding something or bringing their food bowl can be done with just 10 minutes a day and some clicker training. It's easier than you think.

Pet Mouse Care Guide

Is there a mouse-shaped hole in your life? Maybe you have a child who is desperate for a first pet. Perhaps you crave the companionship...
cat at the vet

Diabetes in Cats

Inactivity and obesity can lead to a higher risk of diabetes. We explore the causes of feline diabetes and give advice to help lower the risk for your cat.
Trimming dog's nails

The No Fear Way To Trim Your Dog’s Nails

Unless your pet is a very active outdoor dog his nails will need to be trimmed on a regular basis – anywhere from once a week to once a month.
European hedgehog

Hedgehog Care Guide

Are you considering adopting a pet Hedgehog? Our Hedgehog Care Guide will provide you with tips and advice on how to care for your new spiky friend.
Dog sticking tongue out

Why Does My Dog Lick the Air?

If your dog has always been, for lack of better words, a ‘licky dog’ then it may just be a normal behavior for your dog. If it is a new behavior, there can be underlying medical or behavioral issues to address.

Why Does My Dog Eat Cat Poo?

The technical term for eating feces is ‘Coprophagia’ which sounds about as unpleasant as the act itself can be. This rather undesirable behavior can be normal in puppies.
Boy playing with his dog

In Home Dog Training: Striving for Dog Obedience

Having a great relationship with your dog is about encouraging your friend to develop skills that will help him fit into your lifestyle. Being a good pet parent is a little like being a life coach, it’s all about encouragement and gentle persuasion, rather than being the big, scary boss that scares you into submission.
Dog on the laptop

What is in a Dog DNA Test?

DNA analysis has revolutionized many things from forensic medicine to pup-ternity tests (see what we did there!) so DNA testing has to be a good thing. Right?
Cat looking up

10 Simple Tips to Help Your Cat Lose Weight

So, your feline friend is a little on the "round" side. Unlike dogs, we can’t just make sure our cat is going for walks. How can we help them lose weight?