3 Signs Your Guinea Pig Might Be Suffering From a Vitamin C Deficiency

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Humans are unable to create their own supply of vitamin C. As many people now know, failing to get enough vitamin C in your diet means getting scurvy. What many people do not know is that guinea pigs also lack the ability to produce their own vitamin C, so a healthy dose in their diet is crucial if yours is to remain fit and healthy. Scurvy in guinea pigs is serious business; in fact, it can lead to bone and tissue deformation, blood clotting problems, and general pain.…

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Top Tips On Keeping Your African Grey Parrot Happy and Healthy

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African Grey parrots can make interesting and entertaining pets.  However, African Greys are highly intelligent birds, and being caged can lead to boredom and stress, causing health problems and predisposing the birds to conditions such as feather plucking.  Here are some top tips on how to keep your African Grey parrot happy and healthy. Regular vet checks It’s very important that you take your African Grey parrot to your vet for regular check-ups.…

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Type 2 Diabetes In Dogs: Causes, Symptoms And Treatment Options

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When your dog develops type 2 diabetes, the way their body processes insulin changes and their body gradually becomes resistant to insulin. This then prevents glucose levels being regulated efficiently, as muscles and organs in your dog’s body can’t process glucose for energy in the normal way they would be able to if their insulin levels were stable. Glucose builds up and can put too much strain on your dog’s liver and pancreas as they struggle to process it, and this can lead to organ damage over time.…

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