Baxta Vet Video Series

Why is my puppy biting? Five tips to...

A lot of people ask me, why is my puppy biting? I’m talking about that mouthy nibbling with tiny needle-sharp teeth… it hurts! And with some puppies, it can be quite extreme, and if left unchecked, can become a bit of a problem – especially if it continues into the teenage years…

Pet obesity: a weighty problem

The weighty problem of pet obesity is top of mind for most owners. I have this conversation frequently with clients, and it’s rarely because their pet is looking lean… Like humans, our pets are often battling with the bulge.

Why has this happened? There are lots of hypotheses,…

Backyard chickens for beginners

I absolutely love chickens. How can you not? They’re characters. Entertaining, inquisitive, productive. Like any pet, backyard chickens have species-specific needs to keep them safe, well, happy – and producing eggs.

Get to know the rules, so you can’t break them

Before you start, look into…

Bunnies aren’t the ideal beginner pet: a common...

The other day a friend told me she thought her pre-schooler was ready for a pet. She asked me what my thoughts were on a rabbit.
“Well,” I said, “what appeals about a rabbit?”
The answer was entirely expected, one I’ve have heard many times before – and entirely misinformed.

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