Animal Health Care Articles

Chronic Renal Disease in Dogs and Cats

Chronic renal disease (CRD) is a common condition that can affect all breeds of dogs and cats. The mean age at diagnosis is about 7 years in dogs and 9 years in cats.

Reward-Based Dog Training

Don't punish the bad, reward the good! With reward-based training, you manufacture better results with speed, develop a stronger relationship with your dog and improve your dog's contentment and quality of life.

Occasionally, you may find an injured or orphaned wild animal. What should you do with it and how can you tell if it is in need of rescuing?

It is extremely important to detect disease at the earliest possible opportunity, since prompt treatment may be able to save the affected individual fish and prevent the disease spreading to other fish.

What’s a Good Diet for a Good-Doer?

When access to high-quality pasture is available, horses, especially good doers, will find the extra calories they require in succulent grasses. In fact, owners may want to be sure horses don't become too pudgy as winter segues into spring and summer.

It is important that all persons responsible for the health care of horses have an understanding of the common worms and how to control them.

Seizures or convulsions in dogs can be a frightening thing, for both you and your dog. Here are some of the signs to look for as well as the possible causes.

Is your cat pawing and rubbing at its eye? Does the eye look swollen, red and have a watery or thick discharge? Chances are your cat has conjunctivitis. Read on...

Repetitive behaviours such as pacing, barking incessantly, circling, tail chasing and self-mutilation that appear to have no purpose can be described as obsessive-compulsive disorders. How does a behaviour become compulsive and can it be treated?

Have you no room for a pet and no backyard? Do you want a pet but don’t want to spend a fortune on buying and feeding it? Maybe a mouse or rat is just the pet for you.

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