Caring for Your Dogs Paws if They Step in Broken Glass

Your dog's paws contain pads which provide a cushion against the ground when they walk and run as well as helping the dog to grip when conditions are slippy. However, because the pads frequently come into contact with the ground, they can easily be injured. One of the leading causes of injury to a dog's pads is when they come into contact with broken glass. Below is a guide to the steps you should take to care for your dog's paws if they step in broken glass. [Read More]

Two reasons to take your cat to the vet if they lose their appetite

A cat's appetite can wax and wane, depending on their age, activity levels and overall health. However, if your cat has completely lost interest in food, it's important to take them to the vet for a check-up. Read on to find out why.  They could develop a taurine deficiency Cats need to consume adequate amounts of animal protein on a regular basis in order to stay healthy. The reason for this is that animal protein is a good source of an amino acid called taurine. [Read More]

Vet Emergency

Vet emergency services are very crucial when it comes to pets or livestock. You may have a pet or known someone who owns a pet. What you might not know is that your pet needs vet emergency services especially when you might suspect them of being ill due to something such as a snake bite. Vet emergency services are ideal because they are available at any time, day or night to cater for the needs of your pet. [Read More]

Pause For Paws: 3 Was To Protect Your Pet's Feet On A Hot Day

The hot days of summer are starting to bite in Australia. February is traditionally the warmest month before March arrives with a cool change. This time of year it is vital that you pause and think about protecting your pet's paws on a hot summer day. As the owner of a new puppy, you are probably unaware of how fast the hot pavement can damage the feet of your pet. Here's what you need to know about dog paw burns and how you can avoid them. [Read More]