Tag Archives: "health"

27 May, 2017

Cryptococcal infections in pets. Contact Your Vet

Cryptococcal infections in pets. Contact Your Vet Cryptococcus, a relatively common infection caused by a yeast-like fungus called Cryptococcus neoformans. The fungus is widespread in the environment. Cats, dogs, humans, and other animals can become infected. The condition is much more common in cats than dogs. It is primarily a problem in animals that have […]

11 Feb, 2017

Pet Obesity On The Rise

What is pet obesity? Obesity is the most common nutritional disorder seen in cats and dogs. In Australia, it’s estimated that 40% of cats are considered obese. ‘Obesity’ is commonly used as a term for being overweight, however more specifically it is a condition where a pet’s weight is more than 15% above ideal. Some […]