The job of “whiskers!”

No, we are not talking about a certain pet food! We are talking about those extra long hairs on your cat or dog’s face, whiskers. They are modified hairs (Vibrissae) that are very important to a cat or dog, and also other mammals that have whiskers for example, mouse, lion, sea lion and even horses […]

Dog or cat shaving, good or bad?

With summer well and truly here you might be thinking it’s a good idea to reach for the clipper blades or call your groomer to get your dog shaved. Surely all that fur on your dog or cat in this heat is better taken off allowing the skin underneath to breath more? Don’t be so […]

The perils of Rawhide

The lure of the hide. Treating your dog is something we all do for varying reasons. From rewarding a good deed, wanting to share the love, sharing a moment of togetherness or in a lot of cases giving a long-term treat by way of keeping your dog amused by themselves for longer, especially if you […]