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.

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.

Puppy impaled on gates of rescue centre by man trying to throw it over fence

Puppy impaled on gates of rescue centre by man trying to throw it over fence

Police are on the hunt for a man who killed a months-old puppy by hurling it over the fence of an animal rescue centre.

Chocolate is poison for your dogs

If you see symptoms like lethargy, vomiting, bloated stomach or fever, rush your pet to a vet. Make sure to carry a sample of chocolate ingested by your pet for the doctor to check the ingredients.

4 Things You Can Do To Make Your Pet Happier And Healthier

4 Things You Can Do To Make Your Pet Happier And Healthier

"Dogs and cats both can do pretty well if you can give them pumpkin and then rice," Royal says. "You can really play sort of rough -- not really rough; you don't want to encourage biting or things like that -- but let them get wild a little bit."