Pet Health

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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…

What Vaccinations Does My Dog Need?

Every dog owner wants to make sure their dog lives a long and healthy life and one of the best ways to make sure of this is to follow the recommendations of…

Why Do Dogs Tilt Their Heads?

Why do dogs tilt their heads when we speak?

Every dog lover knows that pose. A dog sits, staring intently at you, and cocks his head to one side. It’s charming. It’s endearing. It’s iconic. Perhaps the most famous depiction of…

A Waggy Tail

Why Do Dogs Wag Their Tails?

Most people associate the wagging of a dog’s tail with friendliness. While this may be the case, there are many other reasons why our furry friends wag their tails.  Naturally, dogs wag…

How Do Dogs Get Rabies

How Do Dogs Get Rabies?

Symptoms of Rabies There are many pet dogs living in people’s homes. In addition, there are thousands of stray and wild dogs. Most dogs in the United States and other developed countries…

Microchipping: The Facts

Did you know in England, from April 6 2016 it will be a legal requirement to have your dog microchipped? It’s every pet owner’s worst nightmare to lose their pet or see…

What to do when your bitch comes into season (heat)

If you own a bitch (female dog) that is unspayed, then once she reaches maturity, she will come into heat regularly, once or twice a year. This is referred to as being…

How do dogs see?

How Do Dogs See?

How dogs see things in a human world is probably as much a philosophical question as it is a physiological one. However, rather than bring Dr. Freud or Dr. Pavlov into the…