Rabbits and Guinea Pigs

Like humans, guinea pigs and bunnies both have a basic requirement for energy, protein, vitamins, minerals and water. Although both species are herbivores- meaning they only eat plants- bunnies and guinea pigs require different nutrients, and different amount of these nutrients. Some commercial rabbit and guinea pig mixes do not meet the requirements of either … Rest of Post

Keeping a happy Reptile in Winter

With the recurrence of winter, colder temperatures and rain are imminent. This is a great time for us humans to enjoy more time at home in front of the fire and with our family. Our pets also love this time when they can enjoy the warmth of the house and the extra attention from family. … Rest of Post

Cats and the Affects of Heartworm

Heartworms represent an increasingly recognised problem in cats. As in dogs, heartworms are transmitted to your pet by feeding mosquitoes and, once mature, end up in the right side of the heart and the large vessels of the lungs. For cats, the likelihood of heartworm infection is directly related to the number of infected dogs … Rest of Post

Mexican Walking Fish

Mexican walking fish are fascinating creatures looking, and often acting, like miniature pre historic monsters. These animals can grow up to 30cm in size make excellent pets, living up to 10 years. Axolotls are the larval stage of a salamander, and are different from other amphibians in that they have the ability to reproduce while … 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

Want Healthier Kids? A Dog in the House Might be the Answer!

Research conducted by a University Hospital in Finland, has concluded that children who have a dog in the home are healthier than children without. Children with dogs as pets, had less respiratory problems and less infections. Overall, the study concluded, their general health was better than those children who did not have dogs as pets. … Rest of Post

House Training Your Dog

The principles underlying housetraining are very simple. You want to teach your puppy to eliminate on a specific surface or…

Common Type of Worms

Worms are parasites in dogs and cats that if left untreated may cause severe illness or even death. COMMON TYPES OF WORMS Heartworm Heartworm is contracted through the bite of an infected mosquito and is the deadliest of all canine parasites. One a dog is bitten by an infected mosquito, it takes about 7 months … Rest of Post