Easter. A Christian holiday that celebrates the rebirth of Jesus – with chocolate eggs! Easter this year is on April the 8th, but you may have noticed the supermarkets stocking up on festive chocolate treats already! So, we thought we’d get in an early reminder for you just in case
Dogs eating rat poison is not an uncommon problem for dog owners. Rat poisons can be fatal even in small amounts. It can be ingested through direct consumption of the pellets, or indirectly, from chewing on or eating a contaminated rodent.
Parvovirus is a highly contagious, deadly disease spread in animal faeces. There are various types of parvovirus, which can infect a variety of species including humans.
When it comes time to move from one apartment to the next, there is generally more to it than meets the eye. You must make arrangements for getting out of your old place and renting a new one. Moving furniture is never easy, especially if you’re going to do it
Unfortunately, liver disease in dogs is more common than you might expect, accounting for up to 12% of deaths. The problem with liver disease (chronic hepatitis) is that the exact cause often goes unknown due to the fact there are a large number of possible causes.
Like their human companions, dogs and cats can suffer from a number of oral health conditions that lead to discomfort and pain. Unfortunately, animal dental care often goes neglected. A recent study by the American Animal Hospital Association found that roughly two-thirds of pet owners do not provide the essential
Hermit crabs are highly social animals that make for a great family or class pet. They can easily be handled and would be fun to watch as they explore their habitat and interact with other hermit crabs. The nocturnal animals require little maintenance, are non-aggressive and hypoallergenic. About the Hermit
Stress can often go unnoticed in dogs until it starts to manifest itself as ‘anxiety disorders’. Stress can lead to the development of a number of such disorders, whether it is stress related weight-loss, destructive behaviour, self-trauma (excessive licking or biting) or even aggression.
All this week, we here at PetSci are going to be raising awareness of canine stress. Just like us, dogs too can suffer from stress and stress can unfortunately cause some negative effects. In some mild to moderate cases, stress can go unnoticed in dogs (although you’re probably going to
Veterinarian, Simon Thomas recently wrote to the Veterinary Record to warn of an great increase in the number of ferrets being diagnosed with canine distemper in the UK. Over 300 cases of canine distemper have now been reported in ferrets since October 2011 and with no licensed vaccine available many