Preventive care

Home / Preventive care

Vaccination in dogs – what do I need to know?

There is SO much information on canine vaccination out there. But some of it might be more confusing than informative. Do you think you know everything you need about vaccinating your dog?

What age to spay/neuter your cat and what you need to know

In a veterinary, there is probably no more common surgery than spaying a female cat or neutering a male. For many feline parents it is relatively easy to understand the

Getting to the root of dental problems in pets

Dental problems in pets are very common and also very worrying as they play an important role in the overall health well-being of our pets. Besides ensuring captivating smiles for

Can my indoor cat get fleas?

There is a common misconception around external parasites that an animal that seldom leaves the comfort of their own home is at no risk of being infested with them. This

How to care for your pet when it’s cold

We’re not the only ones who suffer when it’s cold, our pets do too! This time of year, when low temperatures are the norm, you must strive to prevent any cold-related ailments,

The Do’s and Don’ts of Grooming Your Pet This Summer

Days are getting longer, temperatures are increasing and ice cream often comes to mind. There’s no doubt about it: Summer is coming! When the heat comes, many pet parents are haunted by doubt about whether or

Spaying/Neutering Aftercare: Things You Should And Shouldn’t Do For Your Dog

There are many valid reasons to spay/neuter your bitch/dog. One of the main reasons is that spaying/neutering is beneficial for your pet’s health in the long run. At the same

Neutering Aftercare: Things You Should And Shouldn’t Do For Your Neutered Cat

Most pet owners consider neutering their cats because it makes their pets healthier and more behaved creatures. While the procedure is both economical and beneficial to the pet, it’s highly

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