Diabetes Mellitus

Diabetes affects pets as well as humans and up to one in 200 mature dogs may have the disease. The incidence in cats is thought to be of the same order, although more difficult to gauge due to the free range feline lifestyle. The signs Common signs include excessive thirst, increased urination, increased appetite and…

Pets And Diwali

It’s common for pets to be frightened of firecrackers or other loud sounds around Diwali time. These types of fears may develop even though your pet has no previous traumatic experiences associated with the sound. Many fear-related problems can be successfully resolved. However, if left untreated, your dog’s fearful behaviour will probably get worse. The…

Dental Disease

It is caused by food particles and bacteria collecting along the gumline to form plaque. If plaque is not removed, minerals in the saliva combine with the plaque and form tartar (or calculus) which adheres strongly to the teeth. This is irritating to the gums and causes an inflammation called gingivitis, which can be seen as reddening…

Nutrition for Dogs

Nutrition for Dogs In the present era family needs continue to demand an ever changing and socially acceptable lifestyle. Economic prosperity and busy work environment leave little time for family members to interact with each other. Easy access to computers and internet along with smart-phones that keep one constantly involved have changed the way of…

Periodontal Disease

‘Periodontal’ comes from two Greek words that mean ‘around the tooth.’ It is a series of changes that are associated with the inflammation and loss of the deep supporting structures of teeth including gingiva, cementum, periodontal ligament, and alveolar bone. When compared to gingivitis, periodontitis indicates bone loss. It is caused by food particles and…