4 Important Benefits of Regular Pet Grooming

Planning birthday parties for your pet and dressing them up is a luxury. However, regular pet grooming isn't — it's a necessity. Pet grooming ensures that they're healthy and clean. It's also great for your house and, more importantly, your pet. With proper pet grooming, you're able to eliminate ticks, fleas and shedding. It could also stop severe conditions that you may overlook. Continue reading for 4 benefits of regular pet grooming. Read More 

Cat Care: Understanding Feline Bronchitis

Feline bronchitis is characterised by inflammation of the lower airways, particularly the bronchi and bronchioles, which play an important role in the exchange of oxygen and carbon dioxide in the lungs. The condition can be acute, appearing suddenly, or chronic in nature, and when inflammation is longstanding, fibrosis can develop. This can prevent the lungs from inflating to full capacity, so it's important that inflammation is managed effectively to ensure your cat can enjoy a good quality of life. Read More 

Answering Commonly Asked Questions About Pet Ultrasounds

A pet ultrasound is no different from a human ultrasound. A probe is placed on your pet's skin to get an image of their heart, liver, stomach, intestines, kidneys, ovaries, uterus, testes, etc. Of course, a gel may need to be applied to facilitate the ultrasound imaging process. Since ultrasounds cannot be used to view bones or air-filled spaces, your pet might need an X-ray for head, chest and bone structure imaging. Read More 

Understanding Urinary Tract Obstruction In Rabbits

A urinary tract obstruction can develop suddenly in rabbits and is a serious condition that requires urgent veterinary care. Kidney stones caused by excessive calcium excretion and inflammation due to an infection are common causes of urinary tract obstructions. Obstructions cause urine and bacteria to build up in the kidneys, and they can cause the kidneys to become swollen and prevent them from functioning properly. Here's an overview of the symptoms, diagnosis and treatment approach for a urinary tract obstruction in rabbits: Read More 

Could Your Dog Be Anaemic? 3 Questions You May Want Your Vet to Answer

If the gums of your four-legged friend are pale, consult your vet since it may have developed a serious health problem. If you can see some dark patches on its gums, check if they are natural pigment patches. Otherwise, if your dog has dense black patches on its pale gums, it could be anaemic. Can Anaemia Cause Pale Gums in Dogs? If your dog is infested with fleas or internal parasites that feed on blood, it could be anaemic. Read More