Pets and Chocolate Toxicity

It’s that time of year when you need to be vigilant of your pets whereabouts in your home. Dogs are natural scavengers so they will seek out any food and are particularly drawn to the sweet smell of chocolate. So where do you have that chocolate egg hidden? Chocolate doesn’t pass through a dog’s system, … Rest of Post

Backyard Chickens

You don’t need to live on a farm to enjoy the benefits of keeping chickens at home!  The keeping of backyard chooks is not a new thing; it dates back over 5,000 years! Apart from providing you with delicious eggs all year round, there are so many benefits to keeping chooks. They’re a great source … Rest of Post

Pets need grooming just like us!

We spend a lot of time and money on our grooming, appearance and bodily care. In the same way that our skin and hair reflect our state of health, our pets’ skin and coat gives us many signs. Prevention is always better than cure and good, regular grooming with care and observation of your pet’s … Rest of Post

Allergies and your pet

Pets can develop allergies at any time during his life. Just like humans, pets have immune systems that recognise certain allergens as harmful. Allergens become problematic when they make contact with the skin, are ingested or inhaled. As the body tries to rid itself of the allergens a range of digestive, skin and respiratory symptoms … Rest of Post

Your pet looks to you for dental care

Four out of every five dogs and cats over the age of three years have some sort of dental disease which becomes more severe with age. Untreated dental problems can lead to more serious problems such as illnesses related to the heart, liver and kidney. Dogs are pack animals and showing weakness is not part … Rest of Post

Introducing a New Pet at Home

  It is very common to share your life with more than one companion animal. When you want to extend your furry family there are a few things to consider. Each introduction will vary depending on variables such as species, number of animals in the home, age, sex and temperament. Here are some tips to help the transition … Rest of Post

What is Essential 6®?

What can Dermoscent® Essential 6® do for your pet? For your Dog and Cat, Essential 6® spot-on treatment is a unique combination of Omega 6 & Omega 3 essential fatty acids & essential oils that reduces odour, moisturises dry skin, maintains coat and skin health, improves coat shine and reduces seasonal hair loss in cats. Available in a convenient spot-on … Rest of Post

What Is In Your Pet’s Food?

Do you really know what you’re feeding your pet?  A common misconception among pet owners is the belief that the food they feed their furry companion doesn’t matter as long as it is pet food. It is essential to understand that the quality of what your pet eats directly corresponds to their overall internal and … Rest of Post

Avoid Pet Hazards This Holiday Season

The holidays are a festive time for us and our pets. With so much happening in the home at this time of year it is easy to overlook potential pet hazards that could hurt our four-legged friends. We will cover the top items which pose a risk to your pet, and help you protect your … Rest of Post

Mini-Hemp

What is Mini-Hemp? Hemp bedding material like Mini-Hemp® is an entirely natural renewable resource grown without pesticides and processed without chemical additives. Mini-Hemp® is biodegradable and decomposes rapidly into quality compost because it originates from an annual plant. It is not palatable due to its limited nutrients content. Mini-Hemp® is suitable for all hoofed animal, … Rest of Post