Corey FarrugiaAs you lay your head on the pillow, hugging your four legged rascal as you drift off to sleep, a thought just crosses your mind. It’s been some time since you last shared an emotional connection with a female member of the same species. It was even longer since you lived with one. Maybe you and Rover could do with some company.
Corey FarrugiaTaking your dog with you for a day at the beach? Live in a hot, sunny country? Like us humans, some dogs love nothing more than lazing about, soaking in the warm sun. However, the sun can be a double edged knife. While getting some sun can be healthy, everything must be done in moderation.
Corey FarrugiaBeing a veterinary student, I had the privilege to shadow a veterinarian in my home town this summer. In a clinic one gets to observe a lot of interesting cases. I was surprised to see a large number of urolith cases; not a week went by without seeing a number of patients suffering from such problems. Uroliths are more commonly known as kidney and bladder stones.
Corey FarrugiaYou’re in the living room, mop in hand. You gag as you catch a waft of the acrid fumes that have been roaming around your living room for the better part of the morning. You try your best not to contribute to the mess.
Corey FarrugiaJust like parents with young children, dog owners revel in watching their dogs enjoy their food. After all that is what dogs are supposedly meant to do. Dogs are notorious for having a big appetite. They are also well known for eating anything just about edible, and even the unthinkable. It is therefore, very reasonable to get worried when a dog suddenly stops eating, drinking, or abstains from both. Why...
Corey FarrugiaYou wake up in the morning to the usual routine. Tethering on the brink of consciousness for thirty minutes, you constantly choose to procrastinate the inevitable task to face your day by smashing the snooze button on your bedside alarm clock three times in a row. Finally you get out of bed. Something is off but you can’t really put your finger on it. Like a robot you shower,...
Corey FarrugiaYou always were into dog breeds with lush, soft coats. You’ve been wanting a Golden retriever all your life and just about a year ago this cute ball of fluff wormed its way into your heart. There were many fluffy days so far and you hope there are many more to come.
Corey FarrugiaYour dog looks like it’s down in the dumps. Unlike his usual self, Rover has been lazing about all day. Rover hasn’t touched his food and doesn’t seem to be drinking much. It’s lovely weather, yet he’s shivering and it seems to be feeling cold. What’s wrong with your boy?
Corey FarrugiaYou’re at work and you spent the whole day daydreaming about going back home and kicking back for a relaxing evening with your dog and cat and binging on some unhealthy food and TV series. You finally get home after getting stuck in traffic for the past one and a half hours. As you open the door your dog and cat rush to greet you.
Corey FarrugiaThe world is full of different dog breeds. Each country seems to have come up with at least one breed of their own. Some breeds are still not recognized by some major canine associations but they still have breed status in their own right.
Corey FarrugiaAllergies are a very serious problem for people who have to endure them throughout most of their lives. This is especially so for people that love animals yet experience allergic reactions when they come in contact with them.
Corey FarrugiaIt’s been some time now but for those who are not really meme aficionados here comes a sad piece of old news. Gabe the dog died. For most it might have gone under the radar but Gabe died on the 20th of January this year. You might be asking yourselves who’s Gabe the dog?