Animal Health Care Articles

Pets produce pounds of the proverbial periodically and disposing of the steaming mountains of muck can be a problem. The more pets you have, the worse it gets.

Why You Should Vaccinate Your Dog

Is there something you've forgotten to do in the last twelve months? Making sure your dog is fully vaccinated means protecting them and other dogs against disease.

The Secrets of Successful Dog Training

Whether training a new puppy or solving simple behaviour problems, the central tenet is the same – reward your dog for getting things right! By adopting a reward-orientated training program, it is not necessary to punish your dog at all.

As we all know, hay is often a mainstay of winter diets. When pasture grasses stop growing and start turning an unappetising shade of brown, it is time to begin supplementing good-quality hay to pastured horses.

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.

Pregnancy Toxaemia in Sheep

Pregnancy toxemia is a disease affecting ewes during late gestation, characterised by feed refusal and neurological dysfunction progressing to recumbency and death.

Stop Ya Squawking!

The joyful twitter and chirping of a content collection of birds in the trees overhead is such a restful and glorious sound. But not so the harsh, discordant squarks and screams of a parrot demanding attention as dawn breaks.

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.

Is Your Bird Sick?

Birds have learnt to hide signs of illness in order to survive. This instinct, known as the masking phenomenon, is just as strong in pet birds as it is in wild birds. Learn how to recognise the early warning signs.

Laminitis is a catastrophic syndrome that should always be treated as an emergency. Recent research and new techniques used to treat this condition now make it possible to save horses that might have otherwise died.

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