Author Archives: Sam

Not another hairball!

Cats are avid self-groomers and will often spend hours at this task. Although it leaves us with a lovely clean cat, the hair that accumulates in her mouth ends up in her stomach. In most cases the hair will travel ...

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Solutions for working pet parents

Many modern dogs face a massive obstacle, which pressures their physical and emotional well-being, often resulting in unwanted behaviours that are blamed on the dogs. Destruction, digging, barking and howling, over-excitement, anxiety and depression – all of these can lead ...

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Keeping safe outside

We all know that cats love being outside playing, stalking, chasing, exploring and being a ‘wild’ cat. Although this takes them back to their roots, being outside can be dangerous for cats, especially if there is no supervision. But there ...

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Festive treats for your parrot

The Festive Season is a wonderful time of year with holidays, family and friends, and great food. These celebrations can, however, have unwanted consequences for our pets when they end up eating unhealthy or inappropriate foods or being exposed to ...

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Totally lickable relief from itchy skin

Dr Zoo is a natural pet care range that provides dogs, cats, horses and guinea pigs (any pet for that matter) with totally lickable products to combat dry and itchy skin. With various environmental allergens in the air and on ...

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That little extra…

Dogs age faster than humans, and as they age their bodies undergo a variety of changes, which we as owners need to look out for and manage. One of the main ways in which we can support our dogs through ...

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10 cool things about reindeer

1. The nose knows Unlike Rudolph’s famous nose, those of other reindeer don’t glow red. However, they still have some pretty cool functions to help the reindeer keep warm. For instance, their noses are able to warm up the air ...

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Struggling with too many cat fights?

There’s nothing quite like the sound and sight of feline aggression: the growling, yowling, hissing and spitting, while claws and teeth flash. A cat in full aggressive display is something to behold, and for good reason. Despite being a predator, ...

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Food treats over the Festive Season

For some reason we all love a treat during the Festive Season; there seems to be something in the air that allows us to cheat a little more. And because we love our pets so much, we want to spoil ...

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Those pearly whites

Dental care is a vital part of your dog’s health regimen. In fact, many vets would say that caring for your dog’s teeth is as important as caring for you own. While dogs are nowhere near as prone to cavities ...

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The importance of microchipping

One of the first things a responsible pet owner should do when getting a new kitten or cat is to ensure that she is microchipped. You don’t want to go through the heartache and pain of your cat disappearing when ...

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The role of treats in training

When you train your dog, there is no doubt that you will need treats to reward him for his hard work. But certain questions often arise about the treats we use while training. This article will address some of those ...

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