Joint disease affects pets of all sizes and ages and is caused by a range of environmental and/or genetic/hereditary factors. The good news is that as pet owners, we can be proactive in the treatment and prevention of joint disease in our pets, helping them live a longer & happier lives! The common causes of osteoarthritis include: degeneration… Continue reading Arthritis and Joint disease in pets
Passover or Pesach, takes place this year from the 22nd – 30 April 2016, and is a major Jewish festival celebrated around the world. During Passover, the consumption of leavened grains is forbidden. How does this have any bearing on our pets? For those observing the festival , it is important that their homes are… Continue reading Which pet food diets are Beth Din approved during Passover.
Kennel cough (infectious canine tracheobronchitis), is a highly infectious respiratory disease affecting dogs of all ages. Kennel cough, is contracted when dogs come into contact with other infected dogs as a result of the spread by droplets of mucous. High risk environments include boarding kennels, dog shows, grooming parlours and parks. The symptoms typically characterised… Continue reading Kennel cough (canine tracheobronchitis) can be prevented!