Senior Pet Care

Senior Pet Care

For most pet owners it is a rewarding experience to live alongside and care for their pets as they mature into their adult and senior years. With improved veterinary and lifestyle care, pets are living longer and more comfortably than before. Dogs and cats don’t live...
What do I feed my rabbit?

What do I feed my rabbit?

Gone are the days where a pet rabbit was kept outside in a cage and fed a diet of carrots and seedy stuff from the pet store. Just like our other companion animals, our knowledge on the diets of these long eared critters has improved exponentially over years. Rabbits...
Cushings Disease

Cushings Disease

Cushings disease or Hyperadrenocorticism is a complex disease with a rather complex history. It has been described initially in humans, but is not uncommon in our canine companions. The name “Cushings disease” was coined by Mr Harvey Cushing who first described the...
Ageing pets and euthanasia

Ageing pets and euthanasia

Thinking about the death of a pet is not something we like to do but sadly as pet owners we will all face this situation. As our pets get older we need to consider their quality of life and think about what signs they may be showing us that they are in pain or not...
Swimming and beach time with dogs

Swimming and beach time with dogs

Summer time and holidays are great spent with dogs.  Dogs love swimming and it is great exercise for them, but there are some things we need to keep an eye out for.   EAR AND SKIN INFECTIONS The main issues that bother dogs who love swimming are ear (otitis...