What not to feed your pet

What not to feed your pet

Chocolates have caffeine and theobromine that can cause anything from vomiting to seizure. Even small quantities of grapes and raisins can make your pet sick with vomiting and exhaustion. Adult dogs and cats cannot digest milk and other dairy products.

Meet the vets using cutting-edge technology to save dogs with heart disease

Meet the vets using cutting-edge technology to save dogs with heart disease

Meet the vets using cutting-edge technology to save dogs with heart disease copied! A shocking 8 million dogs are diagnosed with heart disease every year, either from birth or developed later in life. But now, a group of veterinarians are using cutting-edge technology to save our four-legged companions.

Alabama rot: The deadly disease killing increasing numbers of dogs in the UK and how can you protect your pet

Alabama rot: The deadly disease killing increasing numbers of dogs in the UK and how can you protect your pet

Dog owners have been warned to avoid walking their pets in muddy areas amid a rise in cases of a disease called Alabama rot. Alabama rot, otherwise known as CRBV, is a disease caused by damage to the blood vessels of the skin and kidneys, according to Anderson Moores Veterinary Specialists.

Vaccinations for Your Pet

Vaccinations for Your Pet

This will depend on the type of vaccine, your pet’s age, medical history, environment and lifestyle.Expand to read moreFor puppies: If his mother has a healthy immune system, a puppy will most likely receive antibodies in mother’s milk while nursing.

‘Zombie dogs’ trick unsuspecting locals: actually diseased wild coyotes

‘Zombie dogs’ trick unsuspecting locals: actually diseased wild coyotes

An image released shows one of the so-called ‘zombie dogs’ that have been spotted in a Chicago neighbourhood.Source:Facebook“You can avoid attracting them to your yards and neighbourhoods by not leaving food out and by securing your garbage,” the department said.It’s common to spot coyotes in Illinois, especially in the southern, southeastern and west-central parts, according to the state’s Department of Natural Resources.

A Pet's Life

Steve Dale: Understanding Pet Behavior Interview with Veteran Reveals Service Dogs are Saving Lives Veteran, Ralph Matson, says his service dog, Beef, changed his life, and perhaps even saved his life. Stem Cells from Fat May Help Fight Kidney Disease in Cats

Pet parent alert! Dogs born in summers more likely to suffer heart disease

The study, published in the journal Scientific Reports, also supports earlier findings in humans pointing to the role of early gestational exposure to fine air particulates and increased risk of heart disease later in life.

Dog food recall: Advance Dermocare tied to deaths, illness

Dog food recall: Advance Dermocare tied to deaths, illness

Mars Petcare Australia has voluntarily recalled Advance Dermocare dry food, after learning a number of dogs have been affected by megaesophagus, a condition not usually linked to food.Nine police dog squad members, including one who was euthanased, have been struck down by the condition — an enlargement of the oesophagus.