Archive: Mar 2013

Can I catch coronavirus from my pet?
News and Comment
Can I catch coronavirus from my pet?
Updated 27/07/2020 It seems highly likely that the new coronavirus, catchily named COVID-19, originated in animals. The current consensus seems to be that it is primarily a bat virus, although some genetic input from rel…
February 29, 2020 • 5631 shares • 22 comments
Fact Vs Myth: Dental Disease in Pets
Cats
Fact Vs Myth: Dental Disease in Pets
We all want the best for our pets and we would certainly never see them in pain or suffering without intervening. However, dental disease can be a common feature in many animals’ lives, causing them a great deal of disco…
February 28, 2020 • 20 shares
Why is my dog limping?
Dogs
Why is my dog limping?
Limping, or lameness, can occur in any dog and any breed for a variety of reasons. Sometimes it’s a passing thing, comparable to a strain whilst playing sport, and sometimes it’s something more serious or ongoing. It can…
February 24, 2020 • 71 shares • 16 comments
Fact vs Myth: Can I use Cranberry Juice for my Cat’s Cystitis?
Common Health Problems
Fact vs Myth: Can I use Cranberry Juice for my Cat’s Cystitis?
Cystitis just means ‘inflammation of the bladder’ and can be caused by many things. Many cases of ‘cystitis’ affect not only the bladder, but the urethra as well, so in cats we tend to refer to FLUTD - Feline Lower Urina…
February 21, 2020 • 39 shares • 2 comments
Can scientists help dogs to live longer?
Dogs
Can scientists help dogs to live longer?
You probably haven't heard of Agnes Sligh Cambell. She was born in America in 1888, the daughter of two Scottish immigrants. She liked to write and published several novellettes that have mostly been forgotten. But you m…
February 17, 2020 • 47 shares
Is your Pet Sociable or Solitary?
News and Comment
Is your Pet Sociable or Solitary?
As humans, most of us have an inbuilt need for company. We tend to gather in groups of at least two people, and from individual friendships through to the whole of society, we understand the importance of social contact…
February 14, 2020 • 16 shares
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