Do Dogs and Cats Enjoy TV?

With the recent changes to television and the switch to digital TV, pets are now able to ‘see’ TV much better. But do they actually enjoy it?
Dog on the lead

How To Stop Your Dog Pulling On The Lead

Taking your furry friend out for a leisurely stroll can turn into a tug-of-war if your companion has no leash manners. If your dog forges ahead and goes where he pleases, it is time you took back control of the lead.

How to Train Your Cat to Use the Litter Box

Does your cat have litter box issues, or are you getting a new kitten? If you answered “Yes” to either question then this article is for you.
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7 Reasons Your Cat Likes a Good Box

Have you ever bought something that came in a cardboard box, left the box on the floor for 30 seconds, and then turned around to find it is now your cat’s new favourite thing? What is it with cats and boxes? We had a shot at working it out.
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Fun Guinea Pig Facts

Guinea pigs are fascinating little creatures, read on for some fun guinea pig trivia.
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Simplifying Fleas, Ticks and Worms

So you’ve just adopted your puppy. These are a few basic things you need to do to make sure your puppy and your family stay healthy.
Cat with ringworm

Ringworm in Cats – Learn the Signs and How to Treat

Ringworm is not a worm at all and is not just for cats either. Learn the signs of Ringworm and how to treat this fungal organism.
desexing dog

Desexing Your Dog

Desexing your dog will prevent the arrival of an unwanted litter of puppies and have a positive impact on their long term health and wellbeing.
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Puppy Socialization and its Effect on Behavior

The critical puppy socialization period between 3 - 12 weeks of age is a time of rapid learning. A recent study notes the difference between puppies from pet shops and breeders and the behavioral impact of poor socialization.
Shiba Inu in a park

Everything You Need to Know Before Adopting a Shiba Inu

The ancient Shiba Inu from Japan is compact, agile and independent and was originally a hunting dog.
Rescue dog

Heartworm In Dogs and What You Should Know

Heartworms are foot-long worms that live in the heart, lungs, and major blood vessels of pets. It sounds like something from a horror movie, but worse… it’s a reality. Whilst US dog owners rightly worry about heartworm, this parasite can also infect cats and ferrets, along with wild mammals such as coyotes, wolves, and foxes.
Puppy barking

Bark Collars: Do They Work?

Concern about dogs barking is the most common complaint from dog owners, with 35% of owners reporting problems with barking. So what is the best way to deal with it?
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Cats and Car Travel

With planning and the right equipment travelling with a cat can be easy. Hit the road with confidence with cat travel tips from the team at VetBabble.
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Pet Food Recipes – Hygiene & Food Safety

Whenever we prepare food for our pets it's incredibly important to make sure to avoid making anyone ill. Basic precautions ensure everyone stays healthy.
Cat eating Aloe Vera

Top Common Houseplants to Beware With Cats and Dogs

There’s nothing more refreshing for our homes than having beautiful, living plants. Some of these plants when ingested by your pup or kitty can make them feel less than energized and invigorated. Some can even be deadly. Here’s a list of the top most common plants that are poisonous to pets or can upset your furry friend’s day.