Getting Purrsonal – The Cat’s Whiskers

Getting Purrsonal – The Cat’s Whiskers

Getting Purrsonal – The Cat’s Whiskers

Whilst you gentlemen out there may think whiskers are a fashion statement, in a feline they serve a particularly important purpose! These hairs that are often found on a cat’s muzzle and above its eyes, have a follicle at the base loaded with nerve endings. When your fur baby brushes against an object with them,

Pooch Picks – Anal Glands

Have you ever noticed a ‘fishy’ smell around your pooch’s posterior? Does your furry friend scoot along the ground or lick his behind excessively? Especially if she is a small breed, there may be a problem with your dog’s anal glands. These sacs of fluid are usually emptied when a pooch poops, with the help

Getting Purrsonal – Ageing Gracefully

Cats hide their pain well, but by the age of 12 most of them may struggle with joint problems, just as we do when we get older. The symptoms are much the same, with your feline decreasing in activity and generally slowing down, perhaps grumbling when you handle certain areas. Tequila is nearly 13 years

Pooch Picks – Hair Splinters

As professional groomers we often get hair splinters, also known as hair slivers, in our hands. Freshly-cut hair can be very sharp, especially with certain types of coats that are more coarse. Typically, we pre-clip dogs, bathe and dry them, and then follow up with a more thorough cut, so this exposes us to more