Articles


12
Nov 2017
Home Treatments For Moist Dermatitis In Dogs—Hot Spots

A hot spot occurs when your dog’s defences are overrun by its normal occurring skin bacteria. This results in a superficial skin infection which damages the dog’s skin. Through scratching, chewing and gnawing the dog starts the damage its fur and skin, which later turns red, itchy, moist, and can get infected. As infection sets in, pus starts oozing from the wound. The dry pus and the now damaged skin form a tight crust which causes hair loss around the infected spot. This process is very painful and your dog will likely......

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05
Nov 2017
Suds For Bud - Dog Washing Tips & Tricks

A good wash is necessary for dogs as it helps remove dead skin, accumulated dirt when outdoors and removes shed hair. Although Singapore is a pretty clean country, you cannot rule out ticks and fleas in particular when it irritates your pet dog in the humid weather. Fleas thrive in warm and humid weather which can cause intense irritation to your dog. Once with fleas your dog is more likely to bring them into your home – from your sofa, carpets to your bed linen. Regular grooming practices can help prevent fleas......

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29
Oct 2017
Freshen Up: Tips For A Well-Groomed Dog

Well groomed dogs feel better and they tend to look better. Keeping your dogs needs well attended to regularly will help avoid long nails that may be curled and matted hair which can be rather difficult to straighten out. Taking some time for your pet dog more often will ensure it’s healthy and it feels comfortable and cared for. Grooming for dogs ensures the shed hair is removed allowing for the dog’s skin to breath. In Singapore’s humid weather makes it rather hard to keep a well-groomed dog, however, there are measures......

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04
Jun 2017
Not Ready for a Permanent Pet? Try Fostering.

Do you love pets, but don’t want to keep them on a permanent basis? Do you love pets, but aren’t sure of how well you can take care of them? Do your children want a pet, but you want them to learn how to take care of one before they can get a permanent pet? Good – you can foster a pet. Fostering a pet is providing temporarily for an animal – could be a dog, a cat, a hamster, a rabbit – and taking care of their needs and showing them......

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17
May 2017
Cat in apartment

“Cats are not allowed in flats. They are difficult to contain within the apartment. When allowed to roam indiscriminately, they tend to shed fur and defecate or urinate in public areas, and also make caterwauling sounds, which can inconvenience your neighbours.” This is a significant controversy on cats in HDB. The big question has always been, “if dogs are allowed, why not the cats?” but this is not new because over the centuries there has always been a debate between which pet between the cat and the dog should be domesticated. Pet......

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25
Apr 2017
Top Five Dog Senses and How They Help

How would life be if you couldn’t see, touch, hear or smell? It’s our senses that adds meaning to our life and make it worth living. For your four legged pal, senses helps them experience the world in a better manner – in fact, they have a far smarter set of senses when compared to humans. Also, their senses come handy to us as we can utilize them for our benefit, and for the general the betterment of the society.   Let us have a look at the major five senses in......

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10
Apr 2016
Foods Dog Should Avoid

There are a few important things that every dog owner needs to consider when he is looking forward to find his dog in the best health and mood. And when you are looking for a perfect......

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