Pet Care

Delilah Nosworthy
Delilah Nosworthy

The end of an era

I’ve been sharing articles about pet care and treatment tips for various ailments from my experience with my two Yorkies. Here I share a brief experience with heart failure in my elderly dog. Sadly, the day comes when there’s nothing more to be done but to say thank you for the unconditional love and bid them farewell.

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Delilah Nosworthy
Delilah Nosworthy

Our experience with pancreatitis and personal treatment tips

Pancreatitis is a serious illness in dogs and it often takes pet owners by surprise. Its onset can be sudden and many times pet owners assume that the fact that their family dog doesn’t want to eat or drink and is throwing up may be a passing thing. It could be, but it could also be life-threatening pancreatitis. If that’s the case, you need to act fast.

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Delilah Nosworthy
Delilah Nosworthy

Pet insurance 101

Thanks to developments in veterinary care and quality nutritional products, pets are now enjoying a longer lifespan. Pets are also now, more than ever, a part of our family unit and when illness or tragedy strikes, veterinary bills do not always fall within our ever-tightening budgets.

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Pet Care
Delilah Nosworthy

Chronic kidney disease

All of our bodies suffer the wear and tear of time. In people, our hearts are often our weakest organ. In dogs and especially cats, it is often their kidneys that wear out first.

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Pet Care
Delilah Nosworthy

Kennel Cough

If your dog has a hacking cough or constantly making noises that sound like it may be choking, it may have a bout of kennel cough.

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Pet Care
Delilah Nosworthy

Understanding arthritis in pets

Although arthritis cannot be cured, there are treatment options available to reduce the discomfort and pain caused to your dogs or cats which may prevent the disease from worsening.

As our beloved pets age, many will experience pain in their joints caused by everyday wear and tear resulting in a chronic degenerative disease called arthritis – the most common form being osteoarthritis (OA).

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Money Matters
Neesa Moodley

Consider the costs before buying or adopting a pet

As the lockdown continues, you may be one of thousands of animal lovers around the country that is thinking about fostering, adopting or buying a pet. Before you make a commitment, we found out more about the associated costs of having a pet.

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