Everyone’s fallen in love with disabled Crufts puppy that’s just learned to walk

Everyone’s fallen in love with disabled Crufts puppy that’s just learned to walk

The pup was welcomed like a hero at Crufts (Picture: Gilbert’s Journey Facebook) ‘He’s always going to need the wheelchair for walking around outside, he’s never going to do that on his own but we’re confident he’ll be able to walk round the house and live a normal life within home.’ Although Gilbert enjoys whizzing around in his chair, Kevin said he loves seeing his pup’s tail wagging with pride when he walks without assistance.

When kitties call

When kitties call

Female cats keep calling in varying pitched ‘meows’ when they are on heat, but a lot of pet parents don’t understand the reason for it. Usually a female cat will not stop calling until she is mated.

Can Humans Get Fleas: What to Do If You Find Fleas or Flea Bites

Can Humans Get Fleas: What to Do If You Find Fleas or Flea Bites

Second, humans aren’t hairy enough to provide ample hiding coverage or the warm environment that dog fleas seek in a home. This is important to remember because adult fleas may emerge into the environment a considerable time after you apply insecticides in your home.

What Can I Give my Dog for Pain: Pain Meds for Dogs

What Can I Give my Dog for Pain: Pain Meds for Dogs

Your veterinarian will conduct a physical exam, share the findings with you and make recommendations for additional testing and/or pain management. Don’t be afraid to ask your veterinarian for pain management options, including natural supplements and/or generic formulations.

'Dumped like rubbish' Heartbreaking ways kittens are being abandoned before Christmas

'Dumped like rubbish' Heartbreaking ways kittens are being abandoned before Christmas

Newborn kittens left to freeze inside wheelie bin (Image: RSPCA)"It is just lucky that the lady heard them crying and cared enough to investigate and so found them still alive."They were very cold when she took them from the bin and they were covered in flea dirt.

Should you give your dog cannabis?

Should you give your dog cannabis?

As legalization spreads, owners are giving pets CBD – a chemical in marijuana – but owners are still largely on their own When it comes to marijuana itself, Richter emphasizes that despite popular belief, THC, the chemical in cannabis that gets users high, isn’t toxic for dogs.

Inflammatory Bowel Disease in Dogs and Cats: Symptoms and Treatment

Inflammatory Bowel Disease in Dogs and Cats: Symptoms and Treatment

Inflammatory bowel disease, or IBD, often is misused in veterinary circles as a catchall term for chronic gastrointestinal diseases—not unlike when we humans say we have a cold, but we don’t know what virus is causing it.

'She was clearly in pain' Dog dumped on the streets with a tumour the size of football

'She was clearly in pain' Dog dumped on the streets with a tumour the size of football

RSPCA animal collection officer Kelly Nix rushed the emaciated dog to the charity’s Greater Manchester Animal Hospital, but feared the worst the moment she saw the discarded pet.Tragic dog with huge football size tumour (Image: RSPCA)ACO Nix said: “When I first saw her I could tell she was in a bad state.

Woman tried to fix her dog’s broken leg at home instead of taking her to vet

Woman tried to fix her dog’s broken leg at home instead of taking her to vet

The court’s ruling means the Staffordshire bull terrier can finally be rehomed (Picture: BPM)‘I took her for veterinary treatment and it was discovered the break was made more complicated by the fact she had not been treated for nine days.

Pet Survivor Awards 2018: Cat who survived being impaledshortlisted for top award

Pet Survivor Awards 2018: Cat who survived being impaledshortlisted for top award

Somehow the three poles had missed his vital organs.There was still need for two further operations, provided at Hendon PDSA Pet Hospital, but within weeks Skittles was out exploring again and his latest photograph gives no clue to his death-defying antics.WARNING GRAPHIC IMAGE BELOWSkittles the cat impaled on railings (Image: RSPCA)Skittles was rescued by London Fire Brigade (Image: RSPCA)RSPCA Deputy Chief Inspector Nicole Broster, who was one of the first on the scene, said: “In all my years with the RSPCA I had never seen anything like this.

Fleas and Ticks

Fleas and Ticks

Severe cases may require using a spray or a fogger, which requires temporary evacuation of the home.It is very important not to use products on your cat that are intended for dogs.Lawn treatments may also be needed if your pet keeps getting re-infected every time it goes outside.Flea PreventionUse a flea comb on your pet and wash his bedding once a week.Keep the outside of your house free of organic debris, such as rake clippings and leaves, and remember that fleas like to hide in dark, moist, shady areas.There are many preventative flea control products available, both as prescription and over-the-counter formulas.TicksTicks are parasites that feed on the blood of unlucky host animals, such as cats and dogs.

Behavioral Help for Your Pet

Behavioral Help for Your Pet

Professionals in the pet-behavior field fall into four main categories:TrainersCertified Professional Dog Trainers (CPDTs)Applied Animal Behaviorists, Certified Applied Animal Behaviorists (CAABs) and Associate Certified Applied Animal Behaviorists (ACAABs)Diplomats of the American College of Veterinary Behaviorists (Dip ACVBs)Here are some frequently asked questions from pet parents who are seeking professional behavioral help for their pet:What are the differences between pet-behavior professionals?TrainersPet trainers use a number of different titles, such as “behavior counselor,” “pet psychologist” and “pet therapist.” The level of education and experience among this group of professionals varies greatly.

What Are Ear Mites in Cats and Dogs?

What Are Ear Mites in Cats and Dogs?

If the ear mite treatment for cats or dogs does not work and possible secondary infections do not heal, then further testing, such as skin biopsies, may be warranted to check for other diseases or allergies. In the past, one of the most common treatments for ear mites in cats, dogs and other pets was Ivermectin.

Rabies alert in Gauteng

Rabies alert in Gauteng

complete record of rabies vaccinations could be an infection risk, and members where they could potentially infect domestic pets.” Read: Rabies worse scourge than Ebola The virus is spread of protection against rabies is to avoid contact with stray, wild or unfamiliar

How to Treat Ear Mites in Dogs

How to Treat Ear Mites in Dogs

Ear mites are spread by physical contact between animals and are more common in cats. Many of the same medications used to prevent fleas and ticks also kill ear mites. How to Prevent Ear Mites in Dogs

Cat Cafe to Open This Summer in Montreal

Cat Cafe to Open This Summer in Montreal

Café Chat l’Heureux will be the first Cat Café in North America and is set to open this summer in Montreal, Quebec, as reported by Michael D’Alimonte of MTL Blog. So if you love coffee and cats, this might be your dreamland!

Woman in debt after spending £53,000 on dying dog says she doesn't regret it

Woman in debt after spending £53,000 on dying dog says she doesn't regret it

Jodi Ekberg, from New York, US, was so desperate to help her nine-year-old Siberian Husky Frankie, who was diagnosed with multicentric lymphoma in 2015, that she racked up £20,000 in credit card and loan debts.

Pet owners beware: FDA warns of potential dangers of flea and tick pills

Pet owners beware: FDA warns of potential dangers of flea and tick pills

Pills or chews that protect dogs and cats against fleas can cause neurological problems such as stumbling or seizures, and pet owners need more warning, the Food and Drug Administration said Thursday.

Should you be worried about a dog lick or bite?

Should you be worried about a dog lick or bite?

Once the bacteria passes from a dog to person, the person may experience fever, fatigue, headaches, and muscle pains. If you develops redness, swelling, puffiness, pain or a discharge, around the bite area or after being licked, you should seek medical attention as it could be a sign of sepsis.

Will you adopt this gorgeous dog who needs daily pedicures?

Will you adopt this gorgeous dog who needs daily pedicures?

(Picture: Dogs Trust/SWNS.COM)Dogs Trust desperately wants someone to give Snow a new home, and will help with future vet bills for her allergy treatment. (Picture: Dogs Trust/SWNS.COM)Staff at Dogs Trust are hoping that when they realise how much Snow loves her daily spa, someone will come forward and adopt her.

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