The hairball issue

The hairball issue

What leads to hairballs in cats? It is not uncommon for a cat to regurgitate a hairball once every week or two.

Puppy dumped in handbag had paws tied together with hairband

Puppy dumped in handbag had paws tied together with hairband

The red bag had been tied to the door of a charity shop and the eight-week old puppy was placed inside with the food and a note saying ‘Found this puppy’ (Picture: PA)‘The pup’s front paws were tied together with an elasticated hairband.

Do you look like your dog? Canine-human lookalikes in pictures

Do you look like your dog? Canine-human lookalikes in pictures

Gerrad Gethings says: “Certain breeds would be essential because of their unique characteristics: Afghan hounds, poodles, pugs, bulldogs etc. Many of the subjects I stopped in the park or on the bus, and had to find a tactful way of saying you look exactly like a poodle, can I take your photograph?

Photographer puts owners and their dogs side by side

Photographer puts owners and their dogs side by side

Monica and Reggie the Chow Chow (Picture: Gerrard Gethings)Dogs really do seem to look like their owners and now we have further evidence. From long-haired afghan hounds with their hipster owners to Chinese crested dogs with the same fluffy heads as their humans, it really is a case of spot the difference.

Determined Kitten Walks with Tiny Wheelchair in Place of Missing Back Legs

Determined Kitten Walks with Tiny Wheelchair in Place of Missing Back Legs

<3This tiny feral kitten lost both back legs when he was born, and somehow managed to survive for nine weeks in the forest. Greenwood reports, Shelly Roche, the founder of Tiny Kittens, believes Cassidy lost his back legs not too long after being born to a feral mother.

8 Most Popular Cat Breeds in India

8 Most Popular Cat Breeds in India

Depending upon the breed, they can live up to 20 years, and like any other pet, they too become family members. Before adopting one, do brood about whether do you want a pure breed or a street cat?

How to manage shedding effectively

The amount of hair shedding in dogs is based on several factors – weather, coat type, overall health of the dog, etc. Healthy and nutritious diet is one of the best ways to reduce excessive shedding.

Keep a ear out for Otorrhoea

Otitis externa is a chronic inflammation of the dog’s external ear canal. Otitis externa occurs when there’s a change in the normal environment of the ear canal that causes the lining of the glands to enlarge and produce excessive ear wax.

Anger management

But aggression can be prevented if you start early socialisation and basic obedience training for your dog. • Dominance: Normally displayed towards other dogs, your pooch might become aggressive towards humans if he views them as part of his pack.

The magic $2 pet hair remover you can’t live without

The magic $2 pet hair remover you can’t live without

It’s not going to help you in this situation.Source:istockWHEN Tasmanian cat lover Danica Penton bought a $2 window cleaner, she had no idea it would change her life — or the reaction she would get from fellow pet owners when she posted it online.With three furry friends, her couch was constantly covered in hair.