Why Do Dogs Eat Grass?

Many dogs eat grass to varying degrees and there are many theories to explain this behavior. Scientifically, there is very little research or data.
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Desexing Your Cat

Desexing can prevent the production of many kittens that may not find a home and it is an important part of keeping your cat healthy.
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Dog Food: A Balanced Diet for Your Dog

Whatever you feed your dog, do your research and aim to feed your dog good quality, healthy and nutritionally balanced food.
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Rare and Unusual Cat Breeds

Many of us have an ordinary old domestic shorthair, but if you are looking for something a little different, here are a few of the more rare and unusual breeds out there.
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Bird Grooming and Cleaning

There's no getting around it, birds are messy. However, keeping the bird's home clean is your responsibility. But it doesn't need to be difficult.
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Torn ACL in Dogs: The Ruptured Cranial Cruciate Ligament

A ruptured cruciate means a lengthy lay off from doing what they enjoy most. What’s so bad about a ruptured cruciate and what can be done to sort them?

Cat Training Tips

“It’s like herding cats”, is an expression of exasperation often used when something’s almost impossible.This is because cats have a reputation for being free-thinkers...
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How Much Should My Dog Eat?

As with humans, the individual requirement for your pet will depend on the type of diet fed, the amount of exercise your pet gets and your pet’s individual metabolism.
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Insulinomas in Ferrets: Causes and Treatment

Insulinomas are common in ferrets and account for a quarter of all tumours diagnosed in this species. The cause is primarily thought to be related to diet.
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Basic Preventative Health: What Does Your Dog Need?

When you buy a dog, it's important to develop a plan of action to keep your pet in tip-top health. We have a look at some basic health measures such as vaccines, worm, flea and tick preventatives.
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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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Arthritis in Cats

We explore the common causes of arthritis in cats and methods for ensuring your feline senior citizen remains comfortable and pain free.

Pet Mouse Care Guide

Is there a mouse-shaped hole in your life? Maybe you have a child who is desperate for a first pet. Perhaps you crave the companionship...
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What to Know Before Adopting a Pug Puppy

Once a pug owner, always a pug owner. These roly-poly balls of fun are playful, stubborn and fit in beautifully with family life.
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Modern Dog Training: The Dominance Myth

"Dominance" can be a buzz word among dog owners, and it can make you worry about making sure you are seen as the "top dog" in your household. The reality is that "dominance behaviors" are a bit of a myth.