Tag Archives: behaviour

Q & A: Do hamsters get fleas?

Q. Do hamsters get fleas? My hamster is constantly scratching, but I’m not sure if it’s fleas or an allergy, but if it is fleas, can I use a dog or cat product on my hamster?

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A to Z on pet care (Part 3 of 3)

Do you have what it takes to be a responsible pet owner? Caring for an animal requires a firm commitment to the animal’s health and welfare throughout his life

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10 ways to know if your cat is a happy chappy

Ever wondered if your feline friend is really enjoying her life with you? Here’s how to find out A relaxed cat is usually a happy cat. Just like us humans, stress, competition and pressure may cause depression, which often results ...

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How To Create a Cat-Friendly living space

A cat’s presence already makes your home look more beautiful   Our homes are where we feel most comfortable, and we plan our interiors according to what makes us feel that way. Some of us like everything in its place, ...

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Cat won’t use litter tray

My six-year-old cat has recently started to have accidents around the house rather than using her litter tray. What could be the reason?   It’s a good idea to get your cat checked to ensure there is nothing physically wrong. ...

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Watering Hole

Water is essential for the survival of both humankind and the animal kingdom. The difference is that each species has its own unique way of quenching its thirst. From slurping to gulping, this is how animals quench their thirst STICKY ...

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The acral lick

There are many reasons that may cause a dog to lick a certain area more than normal. The constant licking can result in a sore which doesn’t heal – this is called an acral lick granuloma. It is very important ...

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Dog walking tips

Now that it’s spring, you and your dog will certainly be in the mood for walking. Most dogs love it. Mention the word ‘walkies’ or reach for the lead, and watch your dog’s reaction. If he’s anything like mine, he’ll ...

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