A recent study by Cats Protection investigated whether cat owners believed their cats to be overweight or not. Of the 1,120 owners asked, 23% of them deemed their cats to be overweight. The true figure of cats that would fall in to the overweight category is likely to be even
Dogs itch and scratch all the time, but when scratching becomes excessive it might be time to seek help. There are many reasons as to why your dog might be scratching so much, some simple, some not so much. Some causes of itchy skin include; skin infections, irritation, parasites, fleas
Feline obesity is on the rise but many cat owners are unaware of just how fat a cat actually needs to be before they are considered overweight. An overweight cat is at risk of a number of health problems so it is in our best interests to help our moggies
As you probably know, dogs are pack animals and like to function as though in a hierarchy, even in the home environment. How are disputes about the hierarchy settled? Through aggression.
To promote awareness of Hill’s ‘Lose 60 tonnes in 6 months‘ campaign, we’re looking a little further in to the increasing problem of obesity in dogs. A shocking third of dogs seen by veterinarians are considered overweight. We’ve discussed the benefits of switching to a low calorie diet such as
Royal Canin is a division of Mars that specialises in producing veterinary quality pet foods for dogs and cats. Following bonfire night here in the UK, we were interested to investigate one of Royal Canin’s products further – this was the Royal Canin Calm Veterinary Diet for both dogs and
Unfortunately, dogs aren’t able to pick up a toothbrush every morning and evening to maintain proper oral hygiene. As such, they can start to develop some problems with plaque. Plaque is the build up of bacteria on teeth in such a way that they form a tough protein film over
Hill’s Pet Nutrition are currently offering a £5 off voucher for those registering with them on their website. You will need to provide your email address, as well as a few details about yourself and your pet – such as pet’s age and breed. This is likely just so they