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Does your pet have arthritis?

Have you noticed your furry friend slowing down with age? Maybe they’re starting to have trouble climbing the stairs, or just seem less interested in chasing after their favourite toy? The big question on your mind might be, "Could this be arthritis?" Let's dig into the world of arthritis and find out what you can do to keep your pet feeling their best. What is arthritis? Osteoarthritis is the most common form of arthritis and simply means ‘inflammation of the joint’. It’s a degenerative disease that covers a wide range of joint issues, and it’s not exclusive to humans. Our cats and dogs can face it too. Arthritis in our pets is commonly associated with ageing, however congenital issues (things your pet is born with), odd bone shapes, diseases, or injuries can also put pressure on their joints. This can lead to excessive wear and tear on the cartilage lining the joints, causing pain and discomfort. ...

By |2023-11-28T14:15:17+11:00November 28, 2023|Pet Advice|Comments Off on Does your pet have arthritis?

Tips for first time pet boarding

When you’re boarding your dog at a kennel or your cat at a cattery for the first time, it can be a daunting experience for you and your furry friend. However, with careful planning, this process can be smooth and worry-free. Here are some tips to help you and your pet prepare for their stay. Research and choose a reputable boarding facility The first step in boarding your pet is researching and selecting a reputable boarding facility. Look for a well-regarded and clean place, staffed with experienced professionals who genuinely care about animals. Online reviews and recommendations from friends or your vet can be your guiding light when making this important decision. Speaking of which, remember to contact your vet, as they might offer boarding services themselves. Plan well in advance Book your pet's stay at the boarding facility before the last minute. These places tend to fill up quickly, especially during holidays. Booking well ...

By |2023-11-28T11:48:07+11:00November 28, 2023|Pet Advice|Comments Off on Tips for first time pet boarding

Tips to keep your pets happy and safe this festive season

With the hustle and bustle of the holidays, it’s easy to forget that our pets can also get stressed and anxious. Family gatherings, home decorating and cooking delicious treats can also pose risks to our furry friends. Here are some tips to ensure your pets stay safe and happy during this festive season. Having the family over A crowded house and unfamiliar guests can cause stress to both cats and dogs. Ensure your pets have a safe, quiet space where they can retreat from guests and loud noises. If your pet tends to be anxious, try staggering guest arrivals to avoid overwhelming them. It’s also best to talk with any kids (and the occasional adult) about pets needing their own space and not feeding them scraps. Sharing Christmas leftovers While including our pets in family occasions is nice, be careful not to feed your dog Christmas leftovers. Cooked and uncooked meat can lead to canine pancreatitis, and cooked bones ...

By |2023-11-28T14:20:49+11:00November 21, 2023|Pet Advice|Comments Off on Tips to keep your pets happy and safe this festive season
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