Fun Backyard Ideas for a Pup Paradise

Fun Backyard Ideas for a Pup Paradise

“Make sure the dog pool is made of durable material that can handle the heat and does not become brittle and break into sharp edges that can cut a dog’s mouth or cause other injuries.”

Dog Safety During Blizzard Conditions

Dog Safety During Blizzard Conditions

“If your pet is on a prescription medication, be sure you have enough on hand, and call your veterinarian before weather conditions get bad if you think you may run out of the prescription,” Dr. Ryan says.

Five Adorable Dog Videos to Make You Ache for Spring

Five Adorable Dog Videos to Make You Ache for Spring

Check out five of our favorite videos of pets celebrating summer, sun and so much more. If your dog's like Petey and loves the pool, just make sure to talk to your veterinarian about pool hazards and safety before enjoying some fun!

Do dogs get colds and can they catch them from people?

Do dogs get colds and can they catch them from people?

(Picture: Getty)Dogs cannot catch common colds from humans, so don’t feel bad that they are feeling unwell, but they can certainly have the symptoms of one.

Labrador pet advice: Can bathing my labrador too frequently cause problems?

Labrador pet advice: Can bathing my labrador too frequently cause problems?

Shampoos for oily coats are called sebolytic and clear excess grease.Dry coats need a veterinary moisturising shampoo or a specific veterinary shampoo for the cause of the problem, plus moisturiser.Examination is essential for diagnosis so that the correct shampoo is used.That said, I don’t think your dog will suffer any ill-effects from showering during the hot weather.David Grant MBE was a vet at the RSPCA Harmsworth Hospital for Animals.

Dog Rescuers' star saves LAMB from drowning in mud in deadly mission

Dog Rescuers' star saves LAMB from drowning in mud in deadly mission

Dog Rescuers' star saves LAMB from drowning in mud in deadly mission TELEVISION’S intrepid Dog Rescuer has pulled off one of his trickiest ever missions – saving a ewe and her lamb drowning in deadly mud.

Cold Weather Safety Tips

Cold Weather Safety Tips

After each walk, wash and dry your pet’s feet and stomach to remove ice, salt and chemicals—and check for cracks in paw pads or redness between the toes.Bathe your pets as little as possible during cold spells.

Dog jackets, and more: How to best care for your pets in winter

Dog jackets, and more: How to best care for your pets in winter

Luckily, the quick thinking of her rescuer spared her.Source:SuppliedLike humans, animals can also suffer in the cold without sufficient warmth and protection.Every winter, almost 5600 animals are taken care of by RSPCA NSW.As temperatures start to drop off across the state, RSPCA NSW urges pet owners to consider the effects of the bitter weather on their pets.RSPCA NSW Yagoona Hospital’s managing veterinarian, Dr Christina Zhu, provided five tips to keep pets out of harm’s way this winter.1.

Warning! The 3 Biggest Winter Health Hazards for Pets

Warning! The 3 Biggest Winter Health Hazards for Pets

3. A Little Leak Can Be a Big Driveway Danger -- While antifreeze is essential for protecting your vehicle in winter, the coolant used in engines is poisonous to pets.