Are Essential Oil Diffusers Safe for Dogs? Planning to relax and unwind with the help of some of your favourite essential oils and their relaxing scents? Beware! You may be putting your precious pooch at risk. We may enjoy the occasional basking in essential oils, with the diffuser on and the scents flowing about our… Continue reading Are Essential Oil Diffusers Safe for Dogs?
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Will My Female Dog Have Periods?
In short, no, male dogs do not have periods while female dogs do have periods but not in the same way that human females do. Most mammals, dogs and humans alike, share the same basic reproductive organs but the ways those organs function is not similar. Women go through a menstrual cycle, a process of preparation for… Continue reading Will My Female Dog Have Periods?
Meet The Breeds: Savannah Cat
Savannah cat was introduced to the world in 1986 from hybrid breeding, comprising of Siamese cat and a wild Serval. They are notorious for the unusually long, slender necks, triangular heads, and large, wide ears atop their heads. The recent generation of the Savannah Cat kittens is similar in weight to other breeds. They look… Continue reading Meet The Breeds: Savannah Cat
Meet The Breeds: Maltese
Maltese dogs are often described as beautiful little floating angels from the toy group of the Spitz type. This stunning breed is assumed to have originated from South-Central Europe. Maltese dogs were known by many different names in the past, such as “Roman ladies’ dog”, “the comforter”, “Spaniel gentle”, “Bichon Maltese”, and the famous “Maltese… Continue reading Meet The Breeds: Maltese
What Is the Best Flea And Tick Treatment For Your Pet? Frontline vs Nexgard vs Revolution.
How do topical flea and tick treatments work? After being applied to the skin surface, most topical medications are absorbed through the skin before the effect can be manifested. But there are also topical products that are not absorbed but rather dispersed along the external part of the skin and hair coat. To ensure optimum… Continue reading What Is the Best Flea And Tick Treatment For Your Pet? Frontline vs Nexgard vs Revolution.
When Should I Take My Cat To The Vet?
One of the important responsibilities of cat parents is to bring their pets to the vet for regular health checks and other important concerns. Cats are experts at hiding any signs of pain and discomfort so much so that it would take a professional and trained eye to detect subtle changes in their health. … Continue reading When Should I Take My Cat To The Vet?
When Should I Take My Dog To The Vet?
Dogs benefit from regular health checks and dental visits to the veterinarian. But how often is enough? How do you know when to take your dog to the vet? Well, the frequency of your pet’s visits to the vet will depend on several factors including your dog’s life stage and health status. For example, puppies… Continue reading When Should I Take My Dog To The Vet?
Bad Reactions Of Dogs To Flea And Tick Medications
Fleas and ticks are the most common external parasites of dogs. These parasites feed on the blood of their hosts and heavy infestations can cause serious anemia particularly in puppies, senior dogs, debilitated, and those with compromised immune system function. Singapore, with its year-round humid environment, is a perfect place for ticks and fleas to… Continue reading Bad Reactions Of Dogs To Flea And Tick Medications
Does Your Cat Have A Fever?
How do you know if your cat has a fever? Known as pyrexia, cat fever can be defined as a higher than a normal body temperature in felines. The normal body temperature for felines is between 38.1Â°C to 39.2Â°C. Cats are considered to have a fever if their body temperature is above 39.7Â°C, according to… Continue reading Does Your Cat Have A Fever?
How To Handle Seizures In Dogs
Sеіzurеѕ іn dogs can be a соnсеrnіng оссurrеnсе fоr owners. Fіndіng out whаt thеу are, and thе dіffеrеnt types саn help уоu undеrѕtаnd whу they аrе hарреnіng! Seizures are сhаrасtеrіzеd bу аbnоrmаl brаіn activity. Thе nеrvе сеllѕ іn thе brain mаlfunсtіоn and bесоmе uncontrollably excited. This can саuѕе subtle ѕуmрtоmѕ or vіоlеnt соnvulѕіоnѕ, dереndіng оn… Continue reading How To Handle Seizures In Dogs