Tongue Injuries Are More Common Than You Think

pet tongue injuries

Dogs are animals that tend to act first and think later, and it is certainly fair to say that dogs as a whole are fairly good at injuring themselves in all manner of weird and wonderful ways. Tongue injuries are one example of this – and there are a great number of ways in which […]

Common excuses Vets often hear from owners

Some of these are really amusing – we wonder how many of you recognise things you may have said yourself in the past! You may be surprised (or not) to hear how often pet owners make excuses for their pets — and themselves. Here are seven of my favorites – BY DR. PATTY KHULY VMD. 1. She’s […]

Flea Bites on People

We thought it a good idea to give you some information on flea bites to people, and how to recognize them, so that if you find your have been bitten by one of these small insects, you can quickly check your dog and start to manage the problem! Fleas are very small insects, about a […]

6 Pet myths you need to know

Warm noses, eating grass, and dangerous foods—none of them mean exactly what you think they mean. Misconceptions about your pet’s health abound and some of them can actually harm your furry one if you aren’t able to differentiate truth from myth. Here are six common myths about dog health that you may have fallen for […]

Know what is normal gum colour and appearance for your dog!

What is your dog’s gum colour and appearance telling you? What Makes a Dog’s Gums Pale? We look at the colour of humans’ faces to determine their health; indeed, facial pallor has been associated with sickness for centuries. In dogs, on the other hand, we can get an idea of the dog’s overall health by […]

Pets and owners may share diabetes risk

New research shows that owners of a dog with diabetes were more likely to develop type 2 diabetes during follow-up than owners of a dog without diabetes. The International Diabetes Foundation estimates that 9.3% of adults worldwide are living with some form of diabetes—more than 460 million people, and type 2 is the most common kind. That number is expected […]