August 16, 2018

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What is Lyme Disease? Lyme disease is a common and potentially fatal disease that affects humans, dogs, cats and other species. Dogs tend to get Lyme disease more than cats and people because they spend more time outside and are more likely to venture into long grasses where ticks are commonly found. It is caused…

July 6, 2018

Dog owner pets her dog

Those fortunate enough to own a dog will know that they thrive on receiving attention but what does this mean for those in shelters? Although shelter animals are usually well cared for, these centres can be short on resources so are often concerned about their canine residents getting enough petting each day. However, research carried…