Author Archives: Sam

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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My cat is deaf, now what?

Of all mammals, cats are on the top of the list when it comes to good hearing. In fact, all their senses, except taste, are better than ours! They are extremely sensitive to a broad range of frequencies, they can ...

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Oh no! Not shedding again!

  Some cats shed more than others, and it can be frustrating to have hair all over the house. But whether your cat has long or short hair, shedding is a natural phenomenon. By following these tips, you can make ...

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High speed and action

With all your friends jumping on the current fitness trends, and not wanting to be left behind, you and Fido decided it’s time to partake in some sports, too. Your energy level is high and Fido is as ready as ...

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Annual health checks

Regular vet visits are important for all pets to ensure they stay healthy and happy for as long as possible. Just because your pet doesn’t seem ill, doesn’t mean you can skip an important annual health check. Remember, pets can’t ...

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Is your cat in pain?

When you love your cat, know her normal behaviours well and are in tune with her feelings, you will most probably have a suspicion when she is in pain. However, it is not always possible to know for sure as ...

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Spend more time with your dog

You love your dog and would like to spend more time with him, so here are a few ideas on how to spend more time outside – sort of ‘bucket list’ items to do: Dog sport What: Take up a ...

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