Most of us are familiar with seeing our cats enjoying the sunshine and nibbling on fresh spring grass, but does it really indicate ill-health or is it harmless?
Wasps and other bee species don’t leave the stinger behind. However, bee sting venom is acidic and wasp sting venom is alkaline so home-made treatments to ease the pain and swelling are different.
November is a time of year to raise awareness for men’s health, and we must not forget our furry friends! Our dogs can also suffer from specific health issues associated with being male, one of these being prostate disorders.
Please remember that heatstroke is life-threatening and if left untreated then there can be serious and sometimes irreversible consequences such as organ failure and even death.
Harvest mites, like spiders, are a microscopic member of the arachnid family. In the UK, the most common harvest mites in pets is the Trombicula autumnalis.
As we gradually return to a resemblance of ‘normal’ life, our pets are also going to have to contend with the new norm of us not being around the house so much anymore.