Is my dog depressed?

Much research has been done, and help is now available, for humans who suffer from depression. But have you ever considered that dogs can also become depressed? While there is conflicting research about whether or not dog depression really exists, talk to many animal behaviourists, vets and pet owners and they’ll tell you that dog…

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Dog facts

Ever wondered why your furry friend is such a messy drinker? When humans drink we use our cheeks to create suction, which pulls the liquid into our mouths. But dogs don’t have cheeks – they drink by curling the tip of their tongues backwards to raise the liquid into their mouths. They move their tongues…

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Cat facts

Got a dinner party coming up? Impress your friends with these fun cat facts: • A group of cats is called a clowder. • The invention of the pet door has been attributed to Isaac Newton. • Cats have 32 muscles that control each ear. Us humans have just six muscles per ear. • Cats…

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My dog is constipated

Constipation is a common problem for pets, and dogs of all shapes, sizes and ages can suffer from it. But while it is common, it should not be ignored.   So, what causes it? There are many ailments and activities that can cause constipation in your dog. These include: Dehydration Hernias Prostrate problems Ingesting foreign…

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