Understanding Respiratory Bacterial Infection In Rabbits

Pets & Animals Blog

Respiratory bacterial infection is a serious condition that can affect a rabbit's entire respiratory system from their nose to their lungs, and without prompt treatment, the bacteria involved can even spread through the blood to the surrounding tissues and joints and cause abscesses to form. It is a contagious condition that can affect any rabbit, and when it's found in kittens (baby rabbits), it's typically transmitted when the kitten passes through the birth canal.

15 December 2020

3 Tips for Keeping Your Pet Calm Before a Vet Appointment


Being unwell is a traumatic time for a pet. They cannot be reasoned with like humans can, and they are far more perceptive to body language and their owner's reaction to bad news than you might appreciate. In fact, many pets are able to sense that they are due a trip to the vet on the morning on the appointment, and you might even have trouble tracking them down as they attempt to hide out of view to avoid their appointment.

2 April 2018

Have You Packed Your Dog's Bag? Treats From Home Your Buddy Needs While Boarding


There is nothing worse than an accusing stare from your canine best buddy when they realise you're packing your suitcases to go somewhere without them! Since you are a first-time dog owner, you haven't experienced this look yet, but you can guarantee it's coming when you head out of town on your upcoming work trip. The good news is you already have a boarding kennel booked to take care of your furbaby, but your next actions will make or break the success of their stay.

22 August 2017

To Dye For: An Owner's Guide to Doggy Hair Dye

Pets & Animals Blog

It's common practice to pamper yourself - but have you ever thought of giving your dog the same treatment?  As the dog market expands, new ways of grooming and beautifying your pooch pop up all the time, and doggy dyes are just one of those must-try trends.  Here's everything you need to know in order to give your dog a colourful mutt makeover: Get Squeaky Clean First Dog beauty products aren't meant to be long-lasting like human ones - so there's no need to leave your pet unwashed for the application of the dye.

29 May 2017

4 Post-Operative Pet Care Tips for Owners

Pets & Animals Blog

Home or post-operative care is critical to the long-term well-being and recovery of your pet. For instance, after an operation, you should restrict the movement of your pet to avoid rupturing the wound or opening sutures and staples. When you follow the post-surgery recovery regimen stipulated by the surgeon, your pet will soon be on its way to recovery. This article gives pet owners a few tips on post-surgery rehabilitation process.

24 February 2017

How You Could Save Your Dog's Life When It's Choking

Pets & Animals Blog

It can be utterly terrifying when your dog chokes on something. You don't need to stand by and hope for the best, and in fact the canine heimlich manoeuvre can be administered quickly and easily. This simple procedure could easily save your dog's life, so it's important to know it. If you think that your dog is choking, wait a short time to see if they are simply retching, which will often be followed by vomiting.

17 January 2017

4 Great Reasons to Board Your Cat When You Move House

Pets & Animals Blog

Moving house can be stressful for you, but it can be even more unnerving for your cat. After all, it's their territory that you're moving them away from, and cats do like their territory. While the move itself is something they are just going to have to accept, the moving process can make the change harder to cope with. If you're set to move, you can make the process easier on your kitty by boarding them for one or two days while the move is taking place.

14 December 2016