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My cat is eating like crazy and not picking up weight

Hyperthyroidism in cats

Sarcoids

Today we have a look at Sarcoids.

My Dog is Pregnant

Midwifery 101 – What to expect when your dog is expecting

My Collie is bumping into things and seems to have difficulty with its eye sight

Collie Eye Anomaly

From Kitten to Cat

Kitten Behaviour

My cat has suddenly gone lame in her hindquarters and seems to be in a lot of pain

Feline Aortic Thromboembolism

My cat’s eyes are swollen and teary

Conjunctivitis in Cats

There is something wrong with my dog’s eyes

Keratoconjunctivitis Sicca – Dry eye

My dog has what looks like a red cherry stuck in the corner of its eye

Cherry eyes in pets

My dog’s nose seems to be all clogged up and hard and he is not well at all

Distemper in dogs

My pet injured its eye!

Trauma to the eye- eyelids and cornea

The vet could not cure my pet!

Owner Compliance and the Role you as an Owner Play

My dog is really getting old

Geriatric dogs – The senior years

My cat is really getting old

Geriatric Cats – The senior years

My pet is vomiting

Is vomiting a sign of an upset tummy?

My older German Shepherd Dog seems to be getting weak in its hindquarters

Degenerative Myelopathy

My dog is ravenously hungry all the time and eats like a beast but is as thin as a rake.

Exocrine pancreatic insufficiency in dogs

Help! My pet has just drank some Anti-Freeze

Ethylene Glycol Toxicity

When should I be worried about my cat’s coughing?

Coughing in cats

My dog seems sore in its front leg

Elbow dysplasia in dogs

My puppy is trying to chew the cord of my laptop charger

Electrical Injury in our pets

My pet is battling to pass a stool

Bowel movements – a serious situation

Celebrating good times with your pets

What not to feed your pets during the festive season

I found a lump on my animal’s skin. Is it cancer?

Lumps and Bumps in your Pet

Can I, or my dogs or cats contract bird flu from my pet birds?

Avian Influenza South Africa 2017

I love the mean look a dog with cropped ears have

Ear cropping in dogs – Why vets do not do it anymore

My cat is damaging my furniture by scratching it

Should I declaw my cat?

My Boerboel with its long tail really looks strange. I much prefer a Boerboel with a short tail.

Tail Docking in dogs – Why we as vets do not routinely do it anymore

What is the brownish yellow discolouration on my pet’s teeth?

Discoloured teeth in dogs and cats

My dog makes a strange snorting sound with funny gagging movements almost like something is stuck in his/her throat.

Reverse Sneezing in dogs

I found a loose stool with blood and what looks like jelly on the kitchen floor this morning – what do I do?

Acute and Chronic colitis in dogs and cats

Is Tick Fever and Tick Bite Fever the same disease in dogs?

Erlichiosis (Tick bite fever) in dogs

What do I feed my dog, how much and when?

Nutrition in dogs: guidelines to a well-fed pooch

My dog’s stomach is suddenly very bloated and he is very uncomfortable

The dreaded Gastric Dilatation and Volvulus (GDV) Syndrome – Twisted Stomach

My pet was hit by a car on its hindquarters

Pelvic Fractures

Can spaying your dog save her life?

Pyometra in dogs – the reason for spaying

Do animals also get cataracts?

Cataracts in dogs

Can my kitten make me sick?

Cat Scratch Disease

My dog did not go out of the yard and is now limping lame on one of his hind legs

Anterior cruciate ligament rupture in dogs

My dog is scooting on its backside and I think it has worms

Anal sac disease in dogs

My pet is not responding to me

Deafness in pets

Is your pet safe?

Fatal Diseases that can easily be prevented

A sugar substitute fit for humans, which can be lethal to your dog

Xylitol Toxicity

False Pregnancy

Pregnancy

Lameness in old dogs

Lameness

Lameness in young dogs

Lameness

Proptosis

Displacement of the eyeball

Breeding with your dog

Breeding

Bones: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

Bones

My cat has pimples!

Feline Acne

What is trichobezoar?

Hairballs in cats

What causes back pain in dogs?

Disc disease in dogs

Is your male pet missing testicles?

Cryptorchidism

Old man’s gland – Do dogs have the same problems as humans?

Prostate disease in the dog

Can I treat my pet’s wound at home?

Wound Care at Home

Pregnant women have to watch out for this bug carried by cats

Toxoplasmosis

Why is my dog limping with his hind leg?

Patellar Luxation

My young cat seems ill

Feline Infectious Peritonitis

Can humans get worms from dogs and cats?

Zoonotic helminths – Worms which humans can get from pets

My pet has red urine – what does it mean?

Bladder Stones

Do cats bite for no reason?

Aggression in cats

Does your puppy have good manners?

House training your new puppy

Do dogs bite for no reason?

Aggression in dogs

A new puppy – happiest days or worst nightmare?

New puppy

Feline Leukaemia Virus (FeLV) infection in cats

Feline Leukaemia

Cat Aids

Feline Immuno Deficiency Virus

My cat is eating like crazy but stays thin – What is the deal?

Hyperthyroidism in cats

“Crocodile Mite” skin disease in dogs and cats

Demodectic mange in dogs and cats

Understanding congestive heart failure in your pet

Heart Failure

When is it more than just a tummy ache?

Pancreatitis

Tis The Season To Be Jolly

Guidelines for Keeping Your Pet Safe This Christmas

Kidney Failure

Kidney Failure in Dogs and Cats

Socialisation – The Critical Period

Socialisation of pets

Hand Rearing Young Animals – A Basic Guideline

Hand Rearing Animals

Ear Infections in Your Pet

Ear infection

Do cats get colds?

Snuffles – Feline Rhinotracheitis

Do Dogs get colds?

What is cracking with Kennel Cough?

The Hype about Hyperadrenocortism

Cushings Syndrome in animals

Diabetes Defined

Diabetes in dogs and cats

My pet is having a fit! – Seizures in Pets

Seizures in Pets

Cancer in pets – Part 2 of 2

Cancer

Children and pets

Children

Cancer in pets – Part 1 of 2

Cancer

Smelling as fresh as a spring breeze

How to bath your pet

Fireworks and Thunderstorms and your pet

Anxiety Attacks in pets

New puppies and kittens – Part 3 of 3

Breeding with my dog or cat � Should I or should I not?

Frequently Asked Questions about Rabies

Rabies

Rabies

Important information about Rabies and who to prevent it

New puppies and kittens – Part 2 of 3

Pregnancy, birth and aftercare

New puppies and kittens – Part 1 of 3

Heat and Mating in dogs and cats

Urination problems in cats – Part 2 of 2

Territorial marking and Urine elimination

Urination problems in cats – Part 1 of 2

Territorial marking and Urine elimination

Getting the most from your visit to the vet

Visit to the vet

Poisoning in Pets – Part 2 of 2

Poisoning

Poisoning in Pets – Part 1 of 2

Poisoning

Battle of the Bulge

Obesity

We’re all going on a Summer Holiday

Traveling with your pets

Arthritis Treatment and prevention – Part 2 of 2

Arthritis

Arthritis Signs and Diagnoses – Part 1 of 2

Arthritis

Scratch scratch scratch – Part 2 of 2

Skin conditions

Scratch scratch scratch – Part 1 of 2

Skin conditions

A killer disease with a misleading name

Catflu

Animal Emergencies

Emergencies

Your pet’s once a year health check-up

Annual Check up

Behaviour difficulties

Behaviour

Spaying / Neutering your pet

Spaying & Neutering

Vaccinating your puppy and kitten

Vaccination

The worm you did not know about – Spirocerca lupi

Worms

Periodontal disease in dogs and cats

Dental Care

The infallible flea

Fleas

The no-good, the bad and the ugly

Worms

Tiny but deadly

Ticks