Does Your Cat Have OCD?: The Signs, Symptoms and Treatment Options

Posted on: 16 November 2016

While you may be aware that obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) can affect humans, you may not know that it can also affect your cat. Below is a guide to everything you need to know about how OCD can affect your cat and how the condition is treated. Causes of OCD in cats While it can be difficult to identify a particular trigger which has caused your cat to develop OCS, there are some common situations which increase the risk that your pet will develop the disorder. [Read More]

In the Dog House: 3 Dog Grooming Mistakes

Posted on: 11 May 2016

Every dog owner wants their pooch to look its best. Taking the time to regularly look after and groom your dog is a great thing to do. However, when carrying out DIY dog grooming at home it is easy to make mistakes. Below we look at three of the most common dog grooming mistakes. Not Handling Your Dog You should make a habit of handling and touching your dog in ways they will be touched during grooming. [Read More]

Stopping your cat from destroying the house while you are away this holidays

Posted on: 18 December 2015

If you have a nervous cat who tends to scratch up the furniture when you are away and make protests in the forms of smelly deposits, it makes sense to make some plans to try and calm them down. Here are some ideas that can help. Cat feeder You should get your cat feeder to come over before you leave, so that your cat doesn't associate their presence with you leaving. [Read More]

Understanding Dog Dementia

Posted on: 24 November 2015

Many people begin to show the symptoms of dementia as they get older, but did you know that dementia can affect dogs too?  So, how do you know if your dog has dementia and how can your vet clinic offer any treatment for your pet?  Read on to find out more. Dementia and dogs Elderly dogs can suffer from a condition known as Cognitive Dysfunction Syndrome (CDS), commonly referred to as animal dementia. [Read More]