Is the food I feed my pet made up of waste?

Let’s clear the air – the commercially prepared food that you are feeding your pet is not made from waste or discarded ingredients deemed unfit for human consumption.   The images conjured up when hearing the word “waste” are a far cry from the ingredients actually used in...

Hairball control – for a happier kitty and a happier you

Hairballs: the not so nice side of owning a cat. But did you know that as objectionable as hairballs are to us, they’re equally unpleasant for cats themselves, and can in fact pose a health risk?   Large amounts of hair, ingested during grooming, does not pass through the...

Why chocolate is a no-no for pets, unless it is pet specific chocolate

With Easter around the corner, chocolate sales and consumption is set to sky rocket. While this may only mean a few extra pounds or cavities for you, the consequences for pets can be far more serious and even life threatening. When it comes to chocolate, rather exercise...

Why you should never miss your pet’s annual veterinary check up

As a responsible pet owner, exercising good preventative care should be high on your list of priorities. In some ways, annual veterinary visits compensate for the fact that pets cannot tell us how they’re feeling, as undetected issues can often be picked up during the...