It's difficult moving house. The packing, cleaning, huffing and puffing and then the unpacking and associated dramas at your new home are as stressful for you as they are for your pets.
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.
A luxated patella is where the kneecap slips out of its normal position in the knee joint. Some pets are prone to a patellar luxation because they have a shallow groove, or no groove at all, where the kneecap normally sits.
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.
Can your dog spread disease with ease? And what about your cat? Are there man-eating microbes oozing from every one of your cat's hair follicles?
Proper reward-based dog training works wonders to improve a dog's behaviour. It is vital for puppies and also for any adult dog where behavioural problems are being dealt with.
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.
Pets behaving badly are a family menace and the solutions are often frustratingly evasive. You need to know how to set humane and effective limits for wrongful behaviours - these ten hints may help make your pet a better buddy.
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.
Losing a pet marks the end of a special relationship and can be one of the most difficult times of our life. For children especially it can be a very traumatic event.