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Is My Cat Too Fat?

They say “love is in the eyes of the beholder”. So what does that mean for us, proud pet parents? There is no doubt in every pet person’s mind that

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

How to Have a Fit Indoor Cat?

Summer is coming and everyone is thinking about the beach and having the perfect bikini body. Well… I guess our pets don´t think about this but we should keep them

Guilt-Free Treats: Low Calorie Nibbles for Kitties and Pups

Obesity is not only a problem that affects people, it also affects pets as well. Canine couch potatoes and tubby tabbies are at a greater risk of developing health problems,

5 Reasons to have a pet App, specially during flea / tick season

You know that feeling when you show someone a photo on your mobile and they start flicking through the gallery? I know, right? We keep our whole lives on our

Life is a Celebration! But… Who Invited the Parasites?

We have all, at certain times in our lives planned a party and so we all know that it is pretty annoying when right in the middle of it, some

Have You Heard About Mediterranean Spotted Fever? And Tick Fever?

Our pets are not the only ones that can potentially get bitten by ticks. That’s why we asked Dr. Filomena Reys, MD some advice on a very common type of

How Is It We Have Fleas?? … Again!?

Maky was a street kitten and when we adopted her, she came full of fleas! We thought “Well, nothing like a good bath and antiparasitic treatment to take care of

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