Animal Health Care Articles

Psittacine Beak and Feather Disease (PBFD) is a disease that leads to feather loss and can eventually develop into ‘bald parrot syndrome’.

Ice Breakers

Winter is on the way, folks! The cold and clammy fingers of winter have started to slide under your pets' collars so here are ten cool tips to warm your pets.

Guidelines For New Puppy Owners

Once your puppy is in his new home, there is a fairly busy time ahead as he gets his health and nutritional needs attended to, and learns proper behaviour.

Aggression towards people is very common with pet birds. How do you solve it?

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?

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.

Why You Should Desex Your Cat

Desexing both male and female cats will help prevent urine marking, territory defending, fighting, roaming, injuries and unwanted kittens that starve or have to be euthanased.

Crook Chooks

Chickens are easy to keep healthy, but there are some common conditions and diseases that you need to watch for or you may end up having a crook chook.

Bird Taming, Training and Talking

It is very desirable to have a tame, affectionate and interactive bird as a family pet. Some birds can be more difficult to befriend than others but the ultimate goal is to earn the bird’s trust and respect.

Solving Coprophagia or Faeces-Eating Behaviour In Dogs

It's not a very agreeable topic, but it's a common problem. Many dogs engage in the not-so-pleasant activity of eating their own faeces or those of other dogs (or cats!). Why do they do it and what can you do about it?

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