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For many dog owners these recent findings won’t come as a surprise but it has been scientifically proven through behaviour and neuroimaging studies that dogs experience emotions in a way that is similar to humans and that they see us as their family. In a recent...

Many cats seem to love catnip but what is catnip exactly? Catnip is obtained from Nepeta Cataria, an herb of the peppermint family. This herb can be used as an ornamental plant, it is the source of an oil that acts as a natural insect...

Paracetamol, also known as acetaminophen, is a common over the counter drug in human medicine used to relieve mild pain and reduce fever. As such, it’s something tremendously easy to find around the house and that some owners might be tempted to use on their pets...

Who doesn’t love chocolate? Or a good cup of coffee in the morning? Despite being delicious to us coffee and chocolate contain methylxanthines (caffeine and theobromine) which are toxic for our pets.  Most poisoning cases from methylxanthines occur as a result of chocolate ingestion, and due...