Dog Care: Fatty Skin Tumours Explained

Fatty skin tumours, known as lipomas, are soft masses that sit just underneath the skin. There are not typically any changes to the skin itself and these type of tumour are rarely malignant, but they can grow and should be investigated to confirm they are benign. A fatty skin tumour can grow anywhere on your dog's body, but they are commonly found on the chest and legs and can cause discomfort when your dog is walking or lying.   Read More...

Understanding The Dietary Needs Of Your Kitten

Your kitten has unique dietary needs owing to their rapidly growing body, so they should be fed a diet that's designed to meet their nutritional requirements. Here's an overview of essential nutrients your kitten will require for healthy development and common signs of nutritional deficiency: Essential Nutrients In order to support your kitten's rapid growth, their diet needs to be high in protein to support muscle growth, energy production and healthy skin and hair.   Read More...

Recognising The Signs Of Doggy Dental Distress

From a very young age, the importance of regular dental care is taught to people. However, not all pet owners know that continual dental care is as important for their animals. While your canine's fangs do not need brushing twice a day, doggy dentistry is a topic all dog owners must be aware of. At each scheduled visit, your vet checks your dog's dental health. Outside of these, there are signs that your dog's teeth are causing them distress.   Read More...

Would Your Dog Be Better Off with a Mobile Vet?

Whatever happens to be on offer, chances are that your devoted dog is going to be an enthusiastic participant. Want to relax on the couch and watch Netflix all day? Sure! How about a walk? Yes, please! Who wants a treat? Heck yeah! There are perhaps just two things that your dog might be reluctant about. They're unlikely to be their usual, obliging self when it's bath time, but it has to happen.   Read More...

3 Tips to Help Your Pet Dog Maintain Good Oral (and Overall) Health

It is perfectly normal and natural for pet dogs to harbour microbial flora inside their mouth. In fact, the bacteria in your dog's mouth can help to keep it healthy. It is until plaque and tartar start building up on your canine's teeth and gums that problems may begin. Note that, just like humans, dogs, too, can develop dental infections and disease if their dental health isn't taken seriously. Treating dental infections and disease in dogs can be expensive and in some cases, it may be too little too late to administer effective treatment.   Read More...