There are several types of parasitic worms that can infest your dog. You often only realise that your dog has worms after the parasites have taken hold and your dog’s symptoms have become quite noticeable. Here is a summary of the most common, their symptoms and what to do about them.
Are you tired of lugging around a full sized vacuum to clean your dog’s hair from those hard-to-reach places in your home? Under 3KG and yet with incredibly powerful suction, the latest handheld vacuums can easily handle your dog’s hair residue without requiring Schwarzenegger-like muscles. We review the best here
There is no sense in denying it, ticks are horrible little critters! Apart from the itchiness, discomfort and risk of anaemia to your pet and, in extreme cases, these pests can transmit diseases like Lyme disease, and Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever that can lead to terrible illnesses to both pets and humans. This article aims […]
The good news is that lungworm in dogs is far less common than other parasites like fleas and ticks. Now for the bad news, it is spreading rapidly across the UK and no-one is exactly sure why and Lungworm is lethal to dogs if it is not treated. As the problem has been growing an […]
As with all these things, prevention is better than a cure, so even if you do not have an infestation of fleas in your house, we would suggest you look at either a course of spot on treatment or a flea collar to keep your pet and home flea free. However, this is only part […]
Many people are surprised to learn that flea collars are still around, but if you and your dog are battling fleas, a flea collar could be the solution. Flea collars have been in use much longer than most people realize. They were invented by Robert Goulding, Jr. way back in 1964. He was working on […]
With so many brands and choices of topical flea and tick medicines on the market, just what is the best spot-on flea treatment for dogs? To stop this article rivaling War and Peace for word-count, we are going to narrow this review to Frontline, Advantage and Advantix as they are quite simply the three most […]