In animals, "fear" and "anxiety" can be confusing terms as they are often used interchangeably. Without intervention, fear in dogs or cats can lead to anxiety and eventually a phobia, which is disruptive to their everyday functioning.
Is your dog pregnant or has she gone into heat for the first time? If you do wish to breed from your dog, here's what to expect during the normal course of pregnancy and how to feed and care for a pregnant bitch.
Many cats enjoy interacting with their owners and playtime, either indoors or outdoors, is a great way to cultivate a bond between cat and owner.
Introducing a new cat into the family can be a fairly daunting process. Here are some tips to help make the process as seamless as possible.
Whether your dog is an absolute charmer, courageous, loyal, mischievous or downright lazy, he is your pride and joy, and from the outset you want to be the best owner your dog could hope for.
Cats have always been the type of pet that adopts you rather than you adopting them. They are self-reliant (until they need to be fed, of course), mischievous and very affectionate... when it suits them!
Whether it be a new collar or lead, a fun toy or cosy bed, here are a few suggestions to help you spoil your favourite feline.
Pheromones are compounds that are naturally secreted by animals that help them communicate with members of the same species. Synthetic analogues of these natural pheromones can assist in managing stress-related problems in pets.
Is your bird looking unwell? Is she bobbing her tail? Does she have an unusual stance? It's possible that your bird is egg-bound.
People do not respond well to dogs that are overly excitable or disobedient. So, how can this behaviour be prevented and can an unruly dog be re-trained?
All cats are at risk of contracting heartworm and feline heartworm disease can cause sudden, dramatic and fatal effects.