Cause of popcorn smell on your dog’s paw pads, can be one of the three: 1. Sweat and dirt on feet 2. Bacteria 3. Infection Dogs have sweat glands around their paw pads to regulate their body temperature. There are two different types of sweat glands: 1. Apocrine glands 2. Eccrine glands. It is said… Continue reading Three reasons why your dog’s paw pads have a sweet and savoury smell of popcorn!
Once you bring in a pet, it is equivalent to bringing in a child in your family. One needs to prepare mentally to make your pet a part of every decision you make right from financial, where you stay and move, travel and more. At no point should one be thinking of their pet as… Continue reading What factors to keep in mind when choosing a dog for your family
Hot spots can enlarge rapidly, so early detection and diagnosis is key here. Both dogs and cats can get hot spots, although dogs with dense undercoats are more likely to develop the problem than smooth-coated dogs or cats are. This is more likely to happen during hot and humid weather though, it may occur at… Continue reading Hot Spots in Dogs and Cats
Otitis externa is the medical term for inflammation of the external ear canal. The common signs are head shaking, scratching the base of the ear, pain (reluctance to be touched on the ears or head), swelling, redness, unpleasant smells, and sticky ear wax in the ear canal. Since as a pet parent it may sometimes… Continue reading Inflammation of the external ear canal, both dogs and cats
Our pets do get very uncomfortable when exposed to high temperatures, like summers in certain cities in India can be quite a challenge for them, they tend to overheat. We as humans can work with various fabrics and remove layers to ensure we feel relatively cooler even on a hot day, our pets can’t do… Continue reading Summer can be a tough one for pets!
This is when you must consult the Vet for your cat’s health Cats usually have a tendency of hiding their sickness and pain, pretending to behave all is fine because way back, how cats have been this has been a technique of saving themselves from larger predators who would make them easy targets if weakness… Continue reading Recognizing early signs of illness in cats
Even for us humans, tartar, bad breath, or a chipped tooth can be very troublesome. Right? It makes us so uncomfortable and cranky when we have a tooth issue. Somehow for one it’s constant and second you just seem to feel it every time you eat something taking the joy of food too! It’s no… Continue reading Dental health in pets is very important
It’s important we break the age old belief of problem-solution especially when it comes to our pet’s health. Don’t we get regular blood check-ups done to ensure nutritional requirements are taken care of and don’t imbalance our system? Preventive health check-ups are as important for pets as for us. We feel the need for preventive… Continue reading Importance of regular wellness examination
They are an important part of our family and they deserve care and attention. They step out for walks and are exposed to a lot of risks thus a schedule for their upkeep is key. It forms part of preventive care. Just as important as our grooming & salon visits! What do pet care services… Continue reading What are pet care services and how much do they cost?
It’s ideal to carry your pet’s medical history, also the vet is likely to ask certain questions for the best diagnosis: What kind of food does your pet eat? How much water does your pet drink in a day? Vaccination/ Deworming and ectoparasite control status Past medical records Their sleep cycle. Recent travel and any… Continue reading How often should I take my pet to the clinic for a routine checkup?