Emergency care (details below)
What To Do If A Pet Eats Onion
- Toxin absorption can be prevented by immediately seeing a vet to induce vomiting
- If onion has been absorbed then daily blood tests are needed to monitor anaemia
- Please see a vet even if the amount seems tiny: pets vary in sensitivity and the toxic dose is low
now dive deeper… Continue reading “Help! My Dog Ate Onion”
The dog you see above was harmed by a bad experience at a pet sitter. You can read more about his story here. It’s a useful warning to all dog owners of the dangers of choosing the wrong pet sitter. Continue reading “Adelaide Dog Sitters, Dog Minding & House Sitting”
Here is a short list of cat boarding facilities we are familiar with. Click here to read what’s wrong with many other catteries. If you know of another cattery that you recommend, please leave a comment below. Continue reading “Adelaide Cat Boarding Catteries”
Here is a short list of dog kennels we are familiar with. Click here for cattery & cat boarding recommendations instead. If you know of another kennel that you recommend, please leave a comment below. Continue reading “Adelaide Dog Boarding”
Looking for good dog training for your puppy in Adelaide? Here is a list of dog training and obedience classes that have chosen to use positive, reward based methods. Continue reading “Adelaide Positive Dog Training Classes”
30 seconds. That’s how long it took me to find a fake puppy being sold on Gumtree. Even I was surprised how easy it was.
If you’re buying a puppy online, you need to know how many scammers there are out there. Why don’t you hear more? Just like other internet scams, embarrassment stops people talking about how they got tricked.
I think it’s possible to spot a scam, and even easier to spot the warning signs of a possible scam. I want to share my knowledge and experience. Continue reading “How To Avoid Puppy Scams”
Are we talking gibberish? Here are 20 of the most common vet words that get us in trouble. Read this list and you’ll prevent a lot of misunderstanding at the vet. Continue reading “20 Essential Vet & Animal Words”
Looks don’t matter. I don’t mean that in a ‘politically correct’, ‘we shouldn’t be so superficial’ kind of way. I mean it quite literally: looks don’t matter to you.
How can I say that? It’s obvious that some animals are cuter and more adorable than other ones. A cute kitty gets through my defences every time and I’m always baby talking to puppies. Continue reading “The One Thing Every Vet Wants You To Know”
Do you have to give your cat medicine? The good news is that there are a lot of other ways than tablets. Continue reading “Ways To Give Cats Medicine”
The advice you are getting is wrong. I’m to blame as much as anyone else. For years I’ve been blithely telling people how easy it will be. It was a friend of mine who first said, “Andrew, it was nothing like you showed me,” Then my own cat showed me, big time. Continue reading “Giving Cats Tablets (Or Ointment)”