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Is Your Pet in Pain?

A common question that many people ask is “how do i know if my pet is in pain?” Despite the obvious fact that animals cannot talk, they do often display behaviors that signify pain. These signs may sometimes be subtle especially in “tough” pets or certain species like cats and rabbits. Pain is a big […]

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Tea Tree Oil Poisoning in Pets

Tea tree oil is an ingredient that can be found in many topical products sold in pet shops nowadays. While there is a growing popularity in using “all natural” remedies, we must also be aware of the risks involved. Many natural ingredients and plants can be toxic to both humans and animals when ingested. While […]

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What is vaccination for pets?

As the saying goes, prevention is always better than cure. Vaccination for pets provide immunity against common diseases. Furthermore, many diseases that we vaccinate against are caused by viruses. Antibiotics do not work against viral diseases and they are very difficult to treat. The most commonly administered vaccines are against the following diseases: Common Diseases in Dogs Canine Distemper […]

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Do you own a small furry friend? Small mammal nutrition

As the saying goes, prevention is always better than cure. This holds especially true for small mammals who have a small body reserve and are fragile. Examples of small mammals kept as pets in Singapore are rabbits, hamsters, guinea pigs, chinchillas, mice and rats.  Nutrition is an extremely important aspect of keeping small mammals healthy. […]

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Lilies are Deadly to Cats

All parts of the lily flower are highly toxic to cats. Eating small amounts of the leaf , flower, or even licking the pollen from their coat can cause kidney failure and death within 3 to 7 days. Prevention is easier than the cure. Keep lilies away from cats! Contact your veterinarian for more information. Information from: Centre for Veterinary […]

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