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“HE’S NOT FAT, HE’S JUST FLUFFY!” 5 REASONS YOUR VET IS ALWAYS NAGGING ABOUT WEIGHT.

None of us likes to face the fact that our fur-child is fat.  The scales have crept up, he’s not as active as he used to be, sometimes struggles to join in the family fun… But he’s just chubby (and so adorable) and we love him regardless.  That’s okay, right? Sadly, as with us when…
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PET FOOD – FEASTS, FEARS AND FADS?

The food our pets eat has a critical effect on their health and longevity. But there’s such a confusing array of pet foods available, both in veterinary stores and supermarkets, as well as a host of dietary trends punted on the internet.  How can we possibly know what’s best for our furkid from a nutritional…
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HAPPY NEW YEAR! OUR TOP 4 RESOLUTIONS FOR HAPPIER, HEALTHIER PETS.

It’s that time of the year when we all hit the gym, resolving to eat healthier, work off those Festive Season love-handles, visit our doctor, swallow our vitamins, meditate and whatever else we need to transform us into super-human versions of our former selves.  But what resolutions have we made to ensure the health and…
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CATS VS. DOGS – THROWING THE CAT AMONGST THE POMERANIANS…

 It’s been said that the only thing Dog People and Cat People can agree on is that Bird People are the craziest… But seriously, while some may staunchly favour one type of pet over the other, most pet-lovers are what a well-known US behaviourist calls “bi-pet-ual”, and have a mixed fur family. In the majority…
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IT’S ITCHY AND SCRATCHY SEASON….3 REASONS YOUR PET MIGHT BE UNCOMFORTABLE THIS SUMMER

We may be pleased to welcome the warmer weather after winter, but it unfortunately brings with it a number of factors which can cause your pet to feel itchy and miserable. PARASITES Parasite-control should be a year-round regime, but the summer months take tick, flea, fly and mosquito infestations to another level entirely.  Ensure that…
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COMPLEX ISSUES…. CLOSE-QUARTER LIVING WITH PETS.

The current trend towards moving out of free-standing houses and into complexes and residential estates brings with it a host of benefits, but just as many challenges.  One of the most common “bones of contention” in densely populated communities is the unruly behaviour of pets.  Twisted Whiskers has some ideas on how you and your…
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BUDGET YOUR PET-SPEND: 4 KEY AREAS TO MAXIMISE THE FUR DOLLAR.

Twisted Whiskers clients, regardless of their income, have one thing in common:  pets are considered members of the family and their owners are prepared to spend whatever they can afford to ensure that their beloved fur-babies are happy and healthy. There’s no doubt about it, the current economic situation is putting everyone under pressure.  Many…
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NEW PUPPY OR KITTEN ARRIVING? TOP 6 MUST-HAVES FOR YOUR SHOPPING LIST.

With springtime on the horizon, the world will soon be alive with furry bundles of joy and many of us may be preparing to welcome a new canine or feline family member.  After years of advising new pet-parents, we’ve put together a handy checklist so you know you’ve got the most important things covered. FOOD…
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DENTAL CARE – PEARLY WHITES OR GROTTY GNASHERS?

We may know that it’s important to keep our pets’ teeth and gums in good health, as we do our own, but why is this so imperative? FULL-BODY HEALTH Unfortunately, tooth and gum disease can affect our beloved pet’s entire body.  That’s right.  It becomes difficult for your pet to eat and enjoy his food…
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GREEN DOGS AND CATS – How to reduce your pet’s carbon pawprint

SUSTAINABILITY has to be this decade’s buzz word. And with good reason. After many years of dire warnings regarding our impact on the planet, organisations and individuals worldwide are finally stepping up and taking responsibility for reducing their personal load on our limited resources. But published research into how having pets affects sustainability has thrown the…
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