Moving House With Your Pet
Moving home is a stressful time for everyone, but it can be easy to forget how big an impact moving house can have on your pet.
Anxiety in Dogs
Dogs may develop anxiety for many reasons. Learn how to help prevent your dog from becoming anxious and what to do if they begin showing signs of stress.
Bring a new cat home will be very different depending on if you already have a cat, or if you don’t, and if you are introducing a kitten or an adult cat. Making sure the needs of your cat or cats are all met, and that any relationships are harmonious, can be tricky but hard-work and effort early on will pay huge dividends.
Dog Body Language
While it can sometimes appear that your dog understands every word you say, it’s important to realise that they are always communicating with us too!
Cognitive Dysfuncation (Dementia) In Cats
Did you know that old cats, just like older people, can have problems with dementia? In our feline friends, this is called Cognitive Dysfunction, and it’s more common than you might think! In fact, nearly a third of 11-14 year old cats might be showing some signs.
Did you know cat litter has only been around since the 1950’s? With the invention of litter trays, smart feeders, microchip cat flaps and cat trees, to name a few, we now have much more freedom in how we choose to set up our cats’ environments.
What To Do If Your Dog Is Incontinent
If your dog begins accidentally urinating where it shouldn't, find out if it is suffering from incontinence as bladder infections or USMI could be the cause.
Top Tips For Dog Training!
Part of bringing a new dog into your family is training. This takes times and patience, but is also extremely rewarding for both of you! Remember these basic points and your puppy will soon be following your cues as if it’s the most natural thing in the world.
Guarding food, or any resource such as toys or a sleeping space, is a natural reaction. In a ‘wild’ situation, these resources can run out or be stolen, and therefore need to be protected. Teaching our dogs that their resources are safe is important, as guarding behaviour can become aggressive and difficult to control if left unmanaged.
It is estimated that 19% of UK households have at least one cat.
Anxiety In Cats
Sometimes a small change in your cats routine or surroundings can cause stress or anxiety. Read more on how to help them here.
Teaching your dog or puppy that being alone for short periods is normal and that you will return is really important. Read our top tips here.
Cognitive Dysfunction In Dogs
Sadly we all know that when people age they can develop dementia, but did you know it happens to our dogs too? In fact, over a quarter of 11-12 year old dogs might be showing signs of doggy dementia, which is known as ‘cognitive dysfunction’.