What have they just eaten?! A guide for dog owners

One of the dangers of the holiday season is dogs taking the chance to snack on something that is not designed for animal consumption. If your pet has just snacked on something untoward, here are some tips on the next steps to take. Something potentially poisonous If you find that your dog has snacked on chocolate, grapes or other potential poisons such as medications, the first step is to get some proof of what they have actually ingested. [Read More]

Helping your cat recover from a fight

No matter how hard you try to keep your cat out of harm's way, now and then you might find a battered puss strolling in after getting into a fight with the local tom cat or cranky dog. Here are some tips if your cat is looking a little beat up and needs your help to recover. Give them some space to recover Your cat will need to sleep even more than usual and needs somewhere safe to sleep. [Read More]

Running With Rover: Covering Long Distances With a Dog

Dogs make great running companions. Their eager faces are sure to get you in the mood, and a tired dog is a happy dog. However, there's a right way and a wrong way to turn your four-legged friend into a canine athlete. Here's everything you need to know. The Right Dog Firstly, you need to understand that some dogs cope with running better than others. Here are the best types to adopt if you're interested in a canine running buddy: [Read More]

Why You Should Adopt a Cat with FIV

People have plenty of decisions to make when they choose cat adoption. You can pick up a certain breed or a moggie, a cat or a kitten, a girl or a boy, and that's after making the major decision to home a cat in the first place. However, people often turn a blind eye to kitties with FIV (feline immunodeficiency virus), usually because they are either unaware of the benefits of adopting one or have been misled by myths concerning the condition. [Read More]