Read through our health and information articles and learn about common behaviours and conditions and how to address them.

These are live ear mites seen on a sample taken from a cat’s ear. These parasites are usually transmitted from direct contact between cats, or from the mother cat to her kittens. Dogs will get them too.They are very irritating, and cause black waxy debris to build up in the ear. Thankfully, they are easy to treat with prescription medication available from veterinary clinics. Treatment is aimed at killing the mites, covering the hatching eggs, and dealing with the inflamed ears. We will also guide you as to how to clean up the environment so re-infection is avoided.

Is your pet making alarming noises? He may be simply coughing or sneezing. Have a look at these videos to see some normal pet behaviour that is nothing to be worried about.

Reverse Sneeze videos
Coughing Cat video

Cat Hairball video

Be sure to check out Dr. Jo’s Paws for Thought blog for additional health information