The Painful Risks of Not Vaccinating Your Pets

Diseases that you pet can be vaccinated against can have devastating effects.  For most of the viruses that affect pets today there is still no treatment other than treating symptoms, so prevention is the only route to prevent suffering and – potentially – death....

When should my dog be dewormed? – The different worm types

Because these worms are different, it takes different drugs to kill them. Most wormers contain a combination of safe drugs which does this. Be aware that some pet-shop wormers only kill one type of dog or cat worm and not both tapeworms and roundworms. The roundworm,...

Pet parasites: How to deal with ticks on dogs and cats

Pet parasites like ticks are affecting dogs and cats in many parts of the world. They climb onto plants, especially in areas of long grass, pasture or mixed forest and wait for a suitable animal to walk past, allowing them to cling onto the coat. Areas with high...