Category: health

obie update

He did it! Obie, the once morbidly obese Dachshund lost 23kg. After a year of strict diet and exercise, Obie is now a healthy 12kg! With all that weight loss, he had to undergo cosmetic surgery to remove kilograms of…

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pet safety crash test

Subaru has the reputation of selling pet friendly vehicles. With so many dog owners around the world this has proved to be a smart move as even our own ‘Udie-mobile’ is a Subaru! Recently they funded the initial testing of…

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burt’s bees for dogs

If you love Burt’s Bees skin care, you must be pretty ecstatic that they are extending their product range to dogs. Now you and your furchild can enjoy the same natural ingredients (a minimum of 95%) and not worry about…

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how to get your cat to stop scratching your furniture

Is your furniture covered in plastic because you don’t trust your cat? Or have you given up altogether and not buy nice things at all? Some cat owners even resort to getting their cats  declawed so they dont’t have to…

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the worst hot dogs

Are the ones that get left in cars on warm days. Please watch how little of a difference it makes even when you leave the windows partially open!

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exercising with your dog

Dog and exercise go hand in hand. We knew when we adopted Udie that we will need to make time to take him out everyday and it has in turn kept us in shape. Victoria Stilwell suggests that the best…

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how to take care of the pearly whites

We all know how important dental hygiene is, so why should it be any different in our fur-children? Have you noticed your fur-child having bad breath? Are they reluctant to eat their kibble or chew bones? These may be signs…

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external ear canal infection

Why is Fido shaking his ears so much? Shaking of the head and scratching at the ears are common signs seen in dogs and more rarely, cats. If you lift up the ear, sometimes you can also catch a whiff…

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flea allergy dermatitis

Being itchy is not just uncomfortable for our furry friends, it also tends to drive us crazy! If there is repeated scratching, licking and chewing of the fur, generally there is going to be an underlying cause. One of the…

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the paw project

When I first heard about declawing, I thought it was the greatest idea ever. I would never have to worry about my furniture being scratched, me being scratched or the cats getting their claws caught on things. It would be…

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