Lockdown tips

Animaltalk brings you a variety of articles with tips, advice and things that you can do with your pets while you are in lockdown. Don’t miss out, as we will be bringing you something new every day!

Planning for the holiday with your pet

Whether travelling by plane or car, your pet’s comfort, safety and health must be considered. Here are some important information to keep them safe. Pets travelling by air Be informed Compare services between the domestic airlines before booking. The care ...

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Q & A: Parvovirus in dogs

Q: What is parvovirus and is my dog at risk? A: Canine parvovirus is a life-threatening disease caused by a highly contagious virus. The virus affects the gastrointestinal tract and sometimes the heart. Signs of parvovirus usually include vomiting and ...

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A cat’s whiskers do more than just adding to her good looks

Are you also fascinated by your cat’s whiskers? Here are some interesting facts about those interesting parts of your cat’s face. It is actually a myth that whiskers assist the cat with balance. Like all mammals, the inner ear regulates ...

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Bite-sized grooming tips

Grooming is only one aspect of pet care, and an important one to keep up to date with. Especially if your dog ever ended up looking like this one! Splish splash! While this dog is a clear candidate for a ...

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10 cool things about the weasel

They might look cute, but weasels have a few tricks up their sleeves. Let’s find out what makes them so cool. All the small things The weasel is the smallest member of the Mustelidae family, and also Britain’s smallest carnivore. ...

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Keeping your bird safe

Colourful and cheerful in song, pet birds can no doubt make nest in our hearts and be close companions. But being more delicate than dogs and cats, they need special care to keep them safe. Animaltalk is here to help, ...

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Q & A: Munching mushrooms

Q: Should I be worried if I see my dog might have eaten a mushroom from the garden? A: The answer is YES! Certain types of mushrooms can be fatal to our pooches. I should know, I lost two of ...

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Understanding your cat’s chat

Many pet owners would admit to having lengthy conversations with their animals. They are great listeners, and they can’t spill any secrets! Unfortunately they can’t talk back to us in words, but their bodies say a lot. Animaltalk helps you ...

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Dealing with your dog digging in your garden

Have you ever arrived home from work, only to doubt whether you came home to the correct address? Your usually well-cared-for garden has had a make-over, and not the good kind. Next thing Fluffy enthusiastically comes to greet you – ...

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10 cool things about the orca

One of the ocean’s magnificent creatures is the orca. This amazing animal can be fierce and can be found all over the world. Let’s find out what else is cool about him. 1. Killer whale Orcas, also called killer whales, ...

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The value of health insurance for your pet

There is a well-known quote that goes as follows: “He is your friend, your partner, your defender, your dog. You are his life, his love, his leader. He will be yours, faithful and true, to the last beat of his ...

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Q & A: Surgery time

Q: How do I properly take care of my pet after he’s had an operation? A: Post-operative care is one of the most important aspects of your pet’s recovery. Depending on the nature and type of surgery, your veterinarian will ...

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