Health

Worms and deworming

Internal parasites may take up residence in your pet’s intestines or other organs and cause serious health complications. We look at how deworming products are formulated and manufactured to provide a safe and effective way to control them. Endoparasites or ...

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Dental care for your pets

By the time your pet is two years of age he will probably have some degree of gingivitis (inflammation of the gums). With increasing age, many animals will go on to develop periodontitis, which is inflammation of the structures supporting ...

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Digging – Part 1

Why do dogs dig? Confinement stress and lack of mental and physical stimulation Dogs who are confined to a yard, rarely taken off the premises, and provided with little or inadequate mental stimulation, are far more likely to dig and ...

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Thursday health tip

Animaltalk Magazine’s Thursday health tip. #AnimaltalkMagSA Diarrhoea in birds can be a serious condition caused by bacterial, fungal or viral infection. Consult your vet immediately if you notice your bird’s droppings are too loose.

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#ThursdayHealthTip

#AnimaltalkMagSA #ThursdayHealthTip Regularly check your dog’s nails and if too long, clip them yourself (see the December issue of Animaltalk for tips) or ask your vet or professional dog groomer to clip them for you.

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