Dog Articles

Gift Ideas for Dogs

Here are some gift ideas to spoil your (or a friend’s) beloved pooch.


Five ways to help your pets cope with fireworks

Fireworks can be a spectacular addition to many of our annual celebrations. But sadly they can cause serious distress to our pets.


Gearing Up For Your New Puppy

Make your puppy feel at home straight away by being prepared with some essential supplies.


Guidelines For New Puppy Owners

The first few months of a puppy’s life are very important – for both of you. Here’s ten top tips for perfect pups!


The Benefits of Pet Health Insurance

Pet insurance offers you peace of mind. If your pet is involved in an accident or suffers a sudden illness, the medical costs can range from several hundreds to thousands of dollars.


Tummy Troubles

Vomiting in Cats and Dogs Does your pet vomit occasionally? While it is common for pets to vomit, it is not a condition to be ignored. Many cases of vomiting may be mild and resolve by themselves without the cause …


Chocolate Toxicity In Animals

Chocolate can be a killer! Although chocolate is one of our favourite treats, it contains a substance that is poisonous to animals. Toxicity, or poisoning, is most common in dogs because of their habit of rapid consumption, but it may …


Scratch That Itch!

Skin Allergies In Dogs Allergic skin disease is a common problem in dogs and one that may be difficult to determine the cause of and frustrating to manage. Signs of allergic skin disease in dogs include inflamed skin that is …


Canine Parvovirus Infection

Of all the viral diseases that a dog can be plagued by, Canine Parvovirus is one of the most dangerous. Whereas Distemper and Hepatitis are rare now, parvovirus regularly rears its ugly head, causing disease and death in dogs and heartbreak …


Chronic Kidney Disease in Cats and Dogs

Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is a major cause of serious illness and death in dogs and cats. Kidney failure occurs when over 75% of the cells in the kidneys, or nephrons, cease to function. This …