The awareness of depression and mental illness in people is finally getting more attention and traction. It is now being treated as a true medical ailment with huge impacts on those affected. We are also realising just how prevalent it is across society. Like a virus it can touch everyone regardless of their social or economic status.
We know what pressure is, it's the feeling of being leaned on, or pushed on, by some external force. And of course, we know that blood travels in biological pipes called vessels.
Well, the start of this decade has certainly been... unique... It feels like we’re slowly getting back to normal (or the ‘new normal’) and many of us are finally returning to work (or preparing to). Depending what your job is, you may be jumping for joy or grumpily complaining as you get up early. However you feel about returning to work, we’re sure that many dogs are going to be confused and anxious with these changes. Today’s article is going to look into why dogs don’t like sudden changes, what can happen to stressed dogs, and how you can help your dog cope with the changes in routine.
Hamsters may be small, but they are full of character and often become an important member of the family despite their relatively short lifespan. As a naturally nocturnal prey species, they can be secretive when it comes to displaying signs of illness or weakness. This can make it tricky to pick up on subtle clues that may suggest your hamster is feeling under the weather. So how can you tell when your hamster needs to see a vet?
So, having bought or rescued a new female cat, you will find yourself with an array of bewildering decisions to make. You have:
Now the day has come to take your bundle of fluff, teeth and sharp claws to see the local vet. Jabs for ‘X, Y & Z’, spot-on for this, tablets for that, and the inevitable questions regarding your pet’s family planning. The promiscuity of cats being what it is, the decision for most will be to have their cat spayed to avoid being inundated with hundreds of kittens.