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Raw Diets – Are They a Good Option?

  13.08.2018   Dogs, Pet health   No comments

Raw food – what is it? Diets that are based on raw food are becoming increasingly popular among pet owners. Pet owner preferences as well as medical recommendations, have been

7 Things Your Puppy Hates About You

Puppies are adorable furballs that you would love to cuddle, and pat all day. But, new pet parents have to understand the likes and dislikes of their adorable pooch before

How to deal with my dog’s congestive heart failure

  10.05.2018   Dogs, Pet health   No comments

WHAT SYMPTOMS DOES A DOG WITH CONGESTIVE HEART FAILURE HAVE?   As with other conditions, dogs with congestive heart failure (CHF) may not present any symptoms at the onset of the disease. As the problem progresses, the symptoms become more

Everything You Need to Know About Canine Ehrlichiosis

  26.02.2018   Dogs, Pet health   No comments

It is generally known that ticks can cause Lyme disease in dogs. However, ticks also act as a transmitter for the bacteria named Ehrlichia which causes Ehrlichiosis in dogs. It

Rabies – What you need to Know

Rabies is a killer disease! According to the World Organisation for Animal Health 60,000 people still die each year from Rabies and almost all human cases derive from dog bites. The

Canine vaccines: why should my dog get them?

What are Vaccines? Vaccines are usually little liquid solutions injected under your dog’s skin, in the lower neck or back region. The first ones (puppy vaccines) should be done from

Pet-a-Points, Shelters and Pet Hurricane Relief Efforts

Recent hurricanes Harvey and Irma have left many pet parents anguished at the mere thought that natural disasters could affect their families and pets with such devastation. After Katrina, the Pets

Enjoy Your Holidays! Relax with Petable!

Well, Summer is here and all we can think about are SUMMER HOLIDAYS!!! We dream about it all year and when time finally comes we start to worry. Not only

How to Help Your Dog Lose Weight

A survey conducted by the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention, more than 50% of the cat and dog population is overweight or obese. What is worse, is that these overweight

It’s a dog’s life when man’s best friend becomes his fattest

A study published this morning in Nature offers further insight into how dogs became domesticated. The comparative analysis of human, canine and wolf genomes suggests that humans and dogs have