Hair loss, itching and skin wounds are one of the most common and frustrating skin conditions of rats.Continue reading “Causes Of Itching, Scratching & Hair Loss In Rats”
There’s a new health scare in dogs and cats. Four common flea and tick treatments are being linked with nervous system disorders like muscle tremors, twitching, unsteadiness and even seizures.
Most of the discussion so far has been from the USA, but Australians have a unique perspective on this. The drugs we’re talking about are the best chance we’ve ever had to end the greatest fear of many pet owners: tick paralysis.Continue reading “Do Popular Dog Tick Treatments Cause Seizures?”
The most common health problem in guinea pigs is itching and scratching caused by mites. It’s a simple problem with a simple solution. However, as you’ll see, there’s also a lot of rubbish being said.Continue reading “Help! My Guinea Pig Has Mites”
When faced with the bewildering array of heartworm and flea treatments, dog owners have two choices:
- Ask advice
- Research it yourself
An amazing number of dog owners using option 2 will buy Sentinel Spectrum. One look at our chart of the flea and heartworm treatments for dogs and you’ll see why. It does ‘everything’.
Continue reading “What is the Best Heartworm Treatment for Dogs?”
Why did working with Red Panda change my views on flea control? The answer contains an even bigger message about product safety and feline health.
Every seen a mangy dog? Probably not, at least not the way I mean. You have to be my age or older, or travel to disadvantaged places, to be likely to say yes these days. What passes for ‘mange’ now is nothing compared to what it looked like up to a generation ago. Continue reading “What Causes Mange In Dogs?”
I’ve previously discussed ways to kill fleas on pets and stop them coming back. Part of the solution may also be environmental flea control. Continue reading “How To Kill Fleas In The House”
‘At A Glance (Details Below)’ Emergency Care
How To Get Rid Of Fleas
- Use modern flea killers recommended by vets and pet stores
- Remove fleas from the house and especially pet sleeping areas
- Keep dogs and cats on good flea control to prevent new infestations
Now dive deeper… Continue reading “Help! My Pet Has Fleas”
What if common treatments recommended by your vet are causing deaths in dogs and cats?
‘Does Bravecto Kill Dogs?’ is a popular Facebook group with over 25,000 members dedicated to fighting the use of the popular 3-monthly flea control. Continue reading “Does Bravecto Kill Dogs?”
Is natural flea prevention an alternative for pets? Are there safe, non-toxic home remedies you can use to prevent or kill fleas?
I’ve listed some below and given my views on the safety and efficacy of each. Continue reading “Natural Flea Remedies”