Cat Ringworm-Infectious skin disease in cats

Cat Ringworm-Infectious skin disease in cats

By Vet. Amir Ahmed Yousef* Boha, an Egyptian Cat, was brought to my clinic one month ago. She was suffering from general hair loss with patches on her head devoid of hair. When I examined her, I found crusts and scales on these patches. Further, I used my Ultra-violet...
Dutch Shepherds – A Glimpse into the Rare and Versatile Breed

Dutch Shepherds – A Glimpse into the Rare and Versatile Breed

By Adnan Khan* A beautiful and quite rare dog breed, recently introduced to Indian dog lovers, is one to watch out for, known as Dutch Shepherd. A close cousin to the Belgian Shepherd and the German Shepherd Dog (GSD), this breed is fast gaining popularity in its...
Coronavirus and pets – a helping guide

Coronavirus and pets – a helping guide

Compiled by Priyanka Kaushal* Recent news of animals getting infected with coronavirus, which causes ‘Covid-19’ in humans, has raised threatening questions in the minds of people who spend most of their time around animals i.e. pets and generally also, for people who...
Resveratrol For Dogs

Resveratrol For Dogs

Resveratrol is often touted as the key substance that renders moderate consumption of red wine heart healthy. The compound comes from grape skin and seeds during wine making. Resveratrol also acts as (conjoint) eye catcher for few nutritional supplements, treats and...
Can A Fresh Food Diet Give Your Dog Balanced Nutrition?

Can A Fresh Food Diet Give Your Dog Balanced Nutrition?

By Sujata Bhattacharya* Over the last few years, there has been a paradigm shift in the way pet parents look at dog food. A lot of education and debate on what should and should not be fed to dogs have given rise to many new dog food choices – one of them being Fresh...
Coenzyme Q10 In Petfood

Coenzyme Q10 In Petfood

Coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10) has two interconverting forms: its yellow, oxidized state (ubiquinone) and milky-white, reduced counterpart (ubiquinol). CoQ10 is ubiquitously present in mammalian tissues; origins are synthesis in the body and intestinal uptake from ingested...