Want to keep your dog happy and healthy this Winter? Check out this great guest blog from our friends at Both Ends Of The Lead. So much of our attention and focus day to day is taken up by our family, work, and household responsibilities that how much time is left to spend with our precious four legged best friends who give us so much unconditionally?
Check out our quick guide & checklist to make sure you're prepared for holiday life with your pet ( Click here for a fancy, printable version of this guide and checklist! ) Taking a pet on holiday with you may sound like a good idea, but their welfare must be your primary concern.
The Siberian Husky is classified as a Working Dog. An elegant, graceful, crafty and loyal breed that needs considerable exercise and moderate grooming, known for commonly having the heterochromia trait (each eye a different colour), and also carrying the demeanour of being dubbed "The Escape Dog" or "Houdini" as they tend to not like being confined and try to maneuver their way out to go exploring.
Many human foods are unsuitable for animals and can cause health problems if eaten, so think twice before giving your pet a titbit or treat. Here are some bad-uns... Can lead to an inflamed pancreas. The high salt content can cause stomach upsets. Raw meat has been linked to toxoplasmosis in cats.
Country of Origin: China Dog Group: Toy Originally bred in China, over a thousand years ago, the Pug was brought to Europe by the Dutch East India Company. In Europe they became the dog of aristocrats and royalty holding high status amongst dog breeds.
It's hard to tell how our pets are feeling. Do they feel emotions as complex as ours? Or are we overly attentive to how they feel? 'My cat, George, went missing recently,' says his owner, Daisy Jones. 'When I mentioned I was worried he might be afraid and lonely, one friend looked at me as though I was mad.
One issue we deal with every day at Petplan is to help people to understand how pre-existing conditions work on a pet insurance policy . Reassuring them that even if their pet has a pre-existing condition there's a good chance their pet is still eligible to get pet insurance.
The Welsh Corgi (Pembroke) is classified as a Pastoral Dog. An intelligent, bold and affectionate breed that needs both moderate exercise and moderate grooming. It is known for its short legs, small in stature but long body and fairly long neck.
If you think your dog has eaten or swallowed something that it really should not have like its ball or one of your kids toys should you worry? First you need to keep a careful watch on him and provided your dog is eating, drinking and going to the toilet normally; there is probably nothing to worry about.
It is because cats have little hooked papillae, barb-like "hairs" pointing toward the back of their mouths that cover the top part of their tongue. These are very stiff and pointy barbs that act like the bristles of a hair brush, or the teeth of a comb.