Archive for the 'Pet Health' Category

Why do dogs eat grass?

Sunday, September 18th, 2005

I often read about people wanting to know why dogs eat grass. Or even asking “How can I stop my dog eating grass?” because it disturbs them when they see their loved pet being sick from it. Well, in answer to the second question is “You can’t” or even better “Don’t” because there could be […]

Your Cats Health

Tuesday, September 6th, 2005

So far, this site has been very dog oriented, so I thought some basic info on keeping your cat healthy would be the order of the day. This piece by Lee Dobbins covers topics such as behaviour, the cat’s coat and worms. Cats need only be provided with decent shelter, food and water and they […]

Dealing With A Dog Food Allergy?

Tuesday, September 6th, 2005

Do you think your dog might be suffering from an allergy. Perhaps his skin is sore and itchy. The source of the problem could be down to what he or she is eating. Blake Kritzberg of the Toy Dog Blog “Poodle-oo” lays down a simple strategy that may help. Just as humans allergies can show […]

How To Help Your Dog With Food Allergies

Tuesday, August 30th, 2005

Changing track, and very much inspired by Rick Stein’s dog, Chalkie, we’re investigating the world of Jack Russell Terriers. Especially the Rough Haired variety. Because every dog is unique, it’s sometimes very difficult to determine what causes food-related allergies and what doesn’t. Common pet food culprits include wheat, corn and soy. Various proteins also create […]

What to do with a parrot with a runny nose.

Thursday, August 25th, 2005

At first I chuckled when I saw people had been visiting this site looking for information about a parrot with a runny nose, but it is a problem not to be sniffed at, especially for poor Polly. I’ve done a little research so people won’t go away from this page empty handed. Initially the problem […]

Your dog’s nutrition requirements.

Tuesday, August 23rd, 2005

Just like human beings, the phrase “you are what you eat” must also applies to the dog world. Your dog also has nutritional requirements and they may not be getting what they need from diet alone. What are you feeding your dog? A can of meat and filler, possibly with some corn or oatmeal or […]