pet health

Why do cats like catnip?

Want to see your usually staid, dignified cat turn into a wriggling, fluffy ball of silliness? If she’s one of those cats that are susceptible to the influence of catnip, you can…

Puppy Jumping in Garden

Why Do Dogs Wipe Their Feet?

Why do Dogs Wipe Their Feet? Have you ever seen your dog wipe its hind feet on the grass? Usually, dogs do this after defecating or urinating, and it seems an absurd…

What’s the best type of food for my dog?

Ever heard of the saying “variety is the spice of life?” Well this isn’t exactly true when it comes to your canine pal! Feeding your dog a variety of different foods can…

Why does my dog’s breath smell?

Does your pup suffer with a permanent case of morning breath? Bad breath, also known as halitosis, is caused by an increase of the bacteria that produces odour in your dog’s mouth and stomach.…

Why do cats purr?

Is there a sound in nature that’s as soothing as a purring cat? Scientists have been trying for centuries to figure out how and why cats purr, and despite all of today’s…

Why Do Dogs Urinate When Excited?

Why Do Dogs Urinate When Excited?

Why Do Dogs Urinate When Excited? No matter how cute and fluffy a puppy may be, no one enjoys urination when greeted at the door. Dogs that urinate when excited or scared…

The Pet Insurance Guide

It’s a well known fact that we are a nation of pet lovers. According to the Pet Food Manufacturer’s Association, it is estimated that 13 million (46%) households have pets in the…

Bulldog Scratching Ear

How to treat your pet’s allergy

Allergy Awareness Week takes place from today and, although aimed at us humans, it is well worth bearing in mind that your pet may suffer from any number of allergies too, just…

Vaccinating your dog against Parvovirus

Find Out About: Parvovirus in Dogs

What is Parvovirus? Parvovirus or parvo, is a severe and highly contagious disease that affects dogs. It is an infection most often affecting puppies six to twenty weeks of age, although an…

How Do Dogs Get Mange?

How Do Dogs Get Mange?

How do Dogs Get Mange? The onset of mange and dogs begins with mites. Tiny mites burrow themselves in the skin of the dog, where they live off the nutrients that the…