Worm control is important when it comes to helping all our pets stay happy and healthy, and horses are no different. Unfortunately, due to the overuse of anthelmintics, many parasites are becoming resistant to the drugs approved for horses and other livestock. This is similar to antibiotic resistance and is leaving vets unable to treat some animals with heavy worm burdens resulting in euthanasia. This is why it is such an important issue and why it is important you use anthelmintics responsibly. Read on to find out more.
Keeping a horse in the form of a pet is a huge responsibility for anyone. Like all your family members, you need to take care of your horse in the best manner possible. These speechless living beings also need to be nurtured with love and care so that they may stay happy and healthy without … Read more
Getting a dog is a big decision. They take a a lot of looking after. They need plenty of walks and exercise plus they require lots of love and fuss.
Taking on a dog is a big responsibility. This isn’t a low maintenance pet in any shape or form. Having a dog as a pet is fun and rewarding, but new owners have to be prepared to give these animals what they need in order to be healthy and happy.
As with people, not all cats are the same. Whilst some may love nothing more than running up to every new person they meet to get attention and fuss, scared by nothing at all (except the vacuum cleaner of course), others will run for cover the moment they hear the door open and not appear again until long after even the quietest guest has left.
No matter how well you look after your cat when they are indoors, you really have very little idea of exactly what they are getting up to outdoors.
It can seem hard to balance the health of your pets with the health of your wallet.
There will be many different dog accessories and toys available to buy from many different outlets.
Cats are often perceived as solitary and selfish animals, only really showing you affection because they know that they need you. However, as anyone who has owned a cat (or at least the majority of cats; cats have personalities as diverse as our own and therefore temperaments will change with each and every one), they tend to be very loving creatures who like nothing more than to curl up amongst company.
We all know that keeping a pet can be extremely rewarding, offering you a friend that will always be there (if only just because they need you to feed them).
Upon purchasing a pet, whether it is an animal, insect or reptile, people take on the responsibility of full ownership and incorporating a new addition into a household.
Establishing and maintaining good levels of oral health is important for both humans and animals to ensure they can enjoy a quality of life.
If you are planning to get a puppy, or even an older dog that you might be getting from a shelter, there will be many steps to take to ensure that your home is dog-ready.
We all know that our pets love a treat from the dinner table as often as we are willing to give one to them.
Whilst it may seem that there is very little difference between an indoor cat and one that is allowed to roam freely outside, in reality each will need very different things to ensure that they remain happy, healthy and safe.
There are many myths about pets, and whilst some are simply funny and harmless, other myths could be far more damaging to your pet, and therefore it is wise to know which of the seemingly obvious facts about cats are true and which are not.
Dog nutrition varies across all different breeds and ages of dog, and also depending on their health condition. The requirements for pregnant dogs, as with any other pregnant pets, differ to normal adult dogs.
As a nation of dog lovers, Brits perhaps more than other nations love to spoil their dogs. When you’re eating your dinner and he’s sniffing around and pawing at your legs, looking at you with those gorgeous puppy dog eyes, it can be hard to resist sneaking him a bite or two.
Now it’s holiday season, many dog owners are looking to what they should do with their pup while away.