A reader relocating to a smaller home asks Dr Platzhund how she can help her cats avoid stress and adjust
Use these tips to help your pets beat the heat, and prevent dehydration and heat stroke.
A concerned reader asks Dr Platzhund on how to prevent calcified disc problems in dogs.
Dr Platzhund answers a reader’s question about preventing dogs from being infected by a fatal worm called Spirocercalupi.
A concerned reader asks Dr Platzhund on how to help a dog that has chronic bad breath, as brushing his
A reader asks Dr Platzhund on what to do to keep her pets from stealing food from each other without
A reader asks Dr Platzhund on the chances of people adopting pets that are over eight years old.
A reader asks Dr Platzhund if it would be safe to put poison in the roof or in the garden
A concerned reader has two dogs that hate lighting and thunder. Dr Platzhund gives advice about keeping a Border Collie
Dr Platzhund answers a question from a reader who’s concerned about vaccinating her dogs against rabies as she travels a
A reader who recently adopted a puppy asks Dr Platzhund on how to train it.
Dr Platzhund answers a question from a reader who wonders when to take her puppy to socialisation and training classes.
A reader who’s adopting a Russian Terrier asks Dr Platzhund about the pros and cons of sterilising a female puppy.
A city-dweller wants to bring a farm horse to a city stable; Dr Platzhund advises on possible behaviour problems.
A reader who struggles to afford medication and vet consultations asks Dr Platzhund how plan ahead for pet sicknesses.
A reader asks Dr Platzhund about getting rodents; be it rats, hamsters or guinea pigs, as pets.
A reader who has kids that want a reptile asks Dr Platzhund about the pros and cons of keeping one.
A reader who’s having guests over for the festive season asks Dr Platzhund on how to keeps her pets comfortable
Dr Platzhund answers a reader’s question about the costs of buying, maintaining and keeping a horse as a pet.
A reader who has an elderly Labrador asks Dr Platzhund if it suffers from severe anxiety.
Dr Platzhund discusses the pros and cons of keeping a hedgehog as a pet.
A reader asks Dr Platzhund if getting a kitten would have a negative impact on the tom-cat they already have.
A reader asks Dr Platzhund if keeping an exotic pet, like a tortoise or a terrapin, is a good idea
A reader asks Dr Platzhund on the differences rabbits and hares.