10 Steps to Solving Cat Fighting Problems

If the fur’s flying in your house, the result can be cat-astrophic! Seriously, though, once your cats start fighting, it is unlikely to resolve on its own and you do need to intervene before serious injury to the cats, or you, occurs. Firstly, we need to look at why ... Read more »

Pheromones for De-Stressing Pets

Pheromones are chemical signals secreted by animals for communicating with members of the same species. During lactation, for example, female dogs secrete a pheromone that reassures their pups when they are close to them. Synthetic copies of these natural pheromones have been developed to assist management of stress-related problems in ... Read more »

Recognising Fear and Anxiety in Pets

Fear and anxiety are the underlying factors for many of the behaviour problems seen in practice. Many pets with recurrent medical problems, such as vomiting, diarrhoea or skin problems, may also have anxiety as the underlying issue. The problem is, an anxious or fearful pet is more likely to bite. ... Read more »

8 Top Tips for a Feline-Friendly Veterinary Visit

For most cats and their owners, a trip to the vet is a stressful event. Once agitated, it can take a cat a long time to calm down and it will look forward to the next visit even less. So, how can we turn this into a more tolerable event ... Read more »

5 Steps to Solving Pet Behaviour Problems

If only pets could talk! It would be so much easier if they could simply tell us what is bothering them. Instead we have to be good observers and spend a bit of time figuring it all out. Here's the 5 crucial steps to start solving your pet's behaviour problems. ... Read more »