Canine Science

A white puppy rolling on grass
Canine Behaviour

(Ab)normal Dog Behaviours 

From humping his toy, to rolling in rotten stuffs, our dogs seem to have a never ending list of behaviours that amazes us. While no one knows exactly the “whys” behind these deeds, many theories have been postulated. And until we evolved enough to speak dog, these theories relating to…

A puppy under anaesthesia
Canine Health

Anaesthesia and your Dog 

Anaesthesia is the total loss of sensation in a body part or in the whole body, generally induced by a drug or drugs to create loss of feeling, unawareness and muscle relaxation either locally, regionally or centrally. There are many reasons for administering anaesthetics to animals;…

a tri-colour dog under going aquatic therapy for arthritis
Canine Health

Does Your Pet Have Arthritis? 

Osteoarthritis (arthritis)  is a well-recognised condition in people and dogs. It is a common cause of chronic pain, where 1 in every 5 adults is affected. The incidence of this disease is similar to that in dogs, where approximately 20% or more of the dog population are…