Is Your Cat Bored? Try These Fun DIY Games!

Is Your Cat Bored? Try These Fun DIY Games!

CREATE THESE FUN DIY GAMES FOR YOUR CAT Your cat will love you for it  !  Toilet Paper Tube Puzzle – Place some pieces of food in the tube and fold the ends in. Cut a small hole or two in the side. Your cat will push it around to get the treats out. Paper Towel Tubes...
Ways to Keep Your Cats Busy At Home

Ways to Keep Your Cats Busy At Home

Like dogs, cats are also capable of almost the same activities such as being trained, engaged in play and even walked or hiked with. However, it’s easy to get a bit frustrated  with a cat as they need need more patience and understanding especially towards their...
10 Fun and Easy Games with Your Dog

10 Fun and Easy Games with Your Dog

With shorter days, it is quite a challenge to keep our dogs fit and active. But with a touch of creativity, you can enjoy a lot of fun exercises indoors to keep your dog happy and entertained.  Here is a list of games the team at Monty and Minx Calamvale Vet has put...
Xylitol, the sugar substitute that kills

Xylitol, the sugar substitute that kills

If you have a pet, be careful of these common household items. It only takes a very small quantity to do serious damage! Products that contain xylitol: Chewing gum Peanut butter Candies Baked goods Children’s vitamins Breath mints Mouthwash Prescription...
Blood tests – Understanding your pet’s blood work

Blood tests – Understanding your pet’s blood work

Complete Blood Count (CBC) This is the most common blood test performed on pets and people. A CBC gives information on hydration status, anaemia, infection, the blood’s clotting ability, and the ability of the immune system to respond. This test is essential for...

Make Sure You ‘Tick’ The Right Box

How to avoid the Paralysis Tick  causing more than 500 canine deaths a year Tick paralysis – it is one of the top causes of EASILY PREVENTABLE deaths in our pets, especially over the next two seasons. Five hundred deaths(!) annually amongst our canine population, with...