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What Do You Know About Leishmaniasis?

The “Kiss” of the Phlebotomus insect It has taken many lives, but it doesn’t win all the time! Small, discrete and with a light yellow colour, the Phlebotomus mosquito (sandfly)

Going Outdoors – Don’t Forget to Check for Parasites After!

Are you the kind of person who loves to hike every weekend? Or simply likes to go for a picnic in the park on a sunny day? Have you considered

What’s the Deal with Fleas?

Fleas are small insects from the Siphonaptera family (insects without wings), approximately 0.12 inches long and bodies flattened sideways, which allows them to move easily between feathers and fur. Fleas

Periodontal Disease – Warning Signs

Periodontal disease is the Number 1 enemy of pet dental care. 80% of all dogs and cats suffer from this pathology. It’s an infectious disease caused by accumulated bacterial plaque

Brushing your pet’s teeth – Cats & Dogs

Is it important? Can I do it at home? The answer is yes! Taking care of your pet’s teeth is the best way to keep dental disease (tartar, gingivitis, abscesses,

Chocolates and Your Pet

With Easter just days away, it’s a great time to remind our pet-owners to hide their chocolates! Chocolate is made of cocoa seeds that contain two substances that are toxic

How to keep your pet’s smile healthy

Approximately 85% of our pets will have dental problems by the time they are 3 years old. The most commonly seen problem is periodontal disease, But what can be done

Children, Allergies and Pets

  30.03.2017   Cats, Dogs, Pets are family   No comments

Many would agree that having a pet is great for children’s growth and intellectual development. Most children dream of having a cat or a dog. But what if a child

Is Having a Pet Good for Children?

Pets – be they dogs, cats or other animals – are part of many families’ day-to-day life. Pets benefit human lives in more ways than one: namely, reducing stress, reducing

Dogs and Kids: Tips and Pointers

  21.03.2017   Dogs, Pets are family   No comments

Whether you are planning to bring a baby into your house soon, already have a child running around or just want to make sure your dog is comfortable around children,