We take a look at the top 10 dog-friendly camp sites in the Western Cape, South Africa. For dog lovers there is no better way to bond with your dog than to spend time together in nature and the outdoors. The Western Cape has a number of fantastic camping spots that allow dogs.
Fleas are the most common parasite found on cats and dogs. If not treated the fleas will spread to other pets and even humans as well as cause a flea infestation in your home. It is also extremely uncomfortable for your pets and you will find them constantly scratching and nibbling their skin.
Read the Waggs Online Pet Shop Blog for all you need to know about fleas on cats and dogs.
Hots Spots in dogs in medical terms is known as Pyotraumatic Dermatitis and is commonly known as Hot Spots, Summer Sores and Moist Dermatitis.
Hot Spots are a bacterial infection, where the dogs skin becomes very painful and inflamed causing a moist wound with a slimy discharge.
Learn all about hot spots in dogs, read the Waggs Online Pet Shop Blog.
Kennel cough is an airborne virus that affects dogs and can also be bacterial. It is highly infectious and contagious. Kennel cough is often contracted at places where dogs congregate such as kennels, boarding and daycare facilities hence the name “kennel cough”.
Read our blog post to learn more about kennel cough symptoms, treatment and vaccinations.
The benefits of an automatic pet feeder are plenty. With our busy lifestyles many pet owners are turning to pet feeders to ensure their dogs and cats are fed fresh food regularly and receive the correct portions.
If you are considering buying an automatic pet feeder then these benefits will convince you to go ahead and buy one.
Gastric Torsion is a medical condition that affects dogs where their stomach bloats, stretches and becomes twisted due to an excess in stomach gas. This condition is also referred to as: gastric dilation, twisted stomach and the correct medical term being Gastric Dilatation Volvulus (GDV).
It is common in larger dog breeds in particularly dogs with deep chests such as Great Danes, German Shepherds and large Poodles.
Gastric Torsion is a life-threatening condition in dogs that requires immediate treatment. It is important as a dog owner that you make yourself familiar with the symptoms of Gastric Torsion.
Are you considering an ultrasonic bark control device to help control your dogs barking?
These bark deterrent solutions are great at attracting your dog’s attention and thus interrupting their barking with the use of high frequency ultrasonic sounds that only dogs can hear.
Dogs love to chew on things, especially puppies and mostly on things they are not supposed to. This can often lead to choking hazards.
The Heimlich Manoeuvre is a must have skill for dog and puppy owners.