Health and care

Cats and Essential Oils

Our beloved feline companions are very different from most of the other animals under our care. In particular they metabolize …

Microbiome science revolutionises pet health

You grab the probiotic yoghurt in the dairy aisle without thinking twice, pop that probiotic capsule every morning with your …

The big chill: make sure your pets are properly taken care of this winter

Just like people, our pets can feel the cold too. Unfortunately, unlike us, our pets aren’t able to speak out …

Declawing Cats – Not Exactly a Manicure

This week I wanted to share information about declawing our feline friends. Too many folks think this procedure – called …

Can I transmit Covid-19 to my cat?

Here is what we know so far:  The COVID-19 pandemic presents us all with unprecedented challenges; and local, regional, and …

COVID-19 & Your Pet – What You Need to Know!

If you’ve remotely paid attention to the news recently, you’ve undoubtedly heard or read about COVID-19, a novel coronavirus infection. …

Masticatory Myositis in Dogs – When Chewing Hurts!

I’m a foodie. Heaven knows I love some scrumptious delights to please my palate. What if the simple action of …

Rhinoscopy in Dogs & Cats – Looking Inside the Nasal Cavity

Just like you and me, dogs and cats frequently develop nasal problems. They get infections. They sniff up foreign particles. …

Lilies and Cats – Be Aware of These Poisonous Plants in Our Furry Felines

Easter is just around the corner in many parts of the world. With this holiday comes a bounty of delectable …