Halloween is a time to have fun and let your imagination run wild, also to eat yourself sick on chocolate and lollies. It is important that while we are having fun, we remain mindful of our furry family members and keep them safe and out of trouble.
We know what you’re thinking, how could such a cute little man with those big, brown, innocent eyes ever get into any mischief? Little Theo recently presented to our clinic when he started vomiting, became lethargic and was acting a little strange.
You may often hear and see the term parasites and parasite protection when it comes to your furry family member. The term refers to the pesky critters than can infest your pet if their treatment is not up to date. Get to know the parasites that your pet is at risk from and learn how to properly protect them.
We’ve seen a run of urinary tract infections (UTI’s) in dogs and cats lately. With the cold weather, comes the reluctance to get out of bed. While our pets are warm and comfy, and they know that the grass outside is cold and wet, they tend to hold onto their bladders! Sometimes for so long that they give themselves an infection — that’s some serious bladder control!
With the shorter days and multiple layers of clothing, the last thing we want to do when getting home after a long day is go back outside into the cold and most likely wet weather. Our furry family members tend to feel this as well, however for their health, we need to keep them active — physically and mentally.
Spike was brought in by his lovely owner when she noticed he was losing weight. This was strange as Spike was wanting to eat anything and everything he could get his paws on: paper, rocks, cat poo… you name it!