Understanding heart disease & congestive heart failure in pets.

When it comes to the health of our pets, the majority of pet owners take for granted that our pet’s heart is healthy and in perfect working order. However it is important to understand how the heart works and to recognise signs and symptoms of heart disease (cardiomyopathy) and congestive heart failure. How the heart… Continue reading Understanding heart disease & congestive heart failure in pets.

Celebrate World Rhino Day – 22 September 2016

A few months ago, during a quick weekend away to the Pilansberg Nature Reserve, I was ecstatic to get a glimpse of a White Rhino near the roadside while driving through the reserve. Within seconds the rhino disappeared into the bush after car travelling in the opposite direction disturbed it. Regardless, there is something  exhilarating about seeing a rhino… Continue reading Celebrate World Rhino Day – 22 September 2016

Preventing pesky parasites on your pets!

How often have you walked into your vet or vet shop and been asked when the last time you treated your pet against ticks & fleas? If your answer is “I can’t remember it was so long ago” or ” I think a couple months ago”, then continue reading this article. What are fleas? Fleas… Continue reading Preventing pesky parasites on your pets!