Health and care

Grain-Free Dog Food

Published by Steven Novella under Science and Medicine  This is a great example of the unintended consequences that can result from making decisions …

When to sterilise your pet

Dr Rose talks about the best time to have your pet sterilised and what behavioural issues you might encounter with …

Kennel Cough in Dogs – It’s More Than You Think!

Almost every dog parent has heard the term kennel cough before. Perhaps their dog went to daycare or was recently …

Ectopic Ureter – A Cause of Urinary Incontinence

Ectopic Ureter – What is it? To best understand ectopic ureter, one needs to have a basic understanding of urinary …

Lungworm Infection in Cats – A Cause of Coughing

In previous posts I’ve written about various causes of coughing in cats, particularly asthma. This week I wanted to share information …

Proptosis of the Eye – When Your Dog’s Eye Pops Out!

Eyes are beautiful, truly unique, and colorful. Unfortunately, accidents involving the eyes happen. One of the more common mishaps is …

Pica in Dogs & Cats – Does Your Pet Eat Weird Things?

Working in an emergency room for almost two decades, I’ve definitely seen my fair share of patients who’ve ingested some …

Is it Dangerous for Dogs to Drink Salt Water?

Anyone who has ever swallowed a mouthful of salt water when swimming in the ocean knows how unpleasant it tastes. …

Revolting against Rabies

Just the mere mention of the word “rabies” is enough to trigger alarm and panic amongst pet lovers, given the …