Dog Mobility Equipment Hire Coming Soon!

Dog Mobility Equipment Hire Coming Soon! Great news for those who have dogs with long or short term mobility issues. Canine Cubby is looking into hiring dog mobility equipment. There will be options for short/weekend hire and longer-term hire over a period of...

Make Your Own Elizabethan Collar

Elizabethan collars are very handy when your dog has a wound that shouldn’t be touched. Most commercial ones are made of plastic and are effective, but extremely uncomfortable for your dog. They can hinder their ability to eat and drink. If you get stuck,...

Dogs and Chocolate Toxicity

Dogs and Chocolate Toxicity It’s only a few days until Easter, and it’s the highest risk time for dogs and chocolate toxicity! No doubt there are families out there who already have Easter Bunny loot stashed away for their children. We all know dogs have a...

What Is Canine Bowen Technique?

Canine Bowen Technique (CBT) is based on the principles of the Bowen Technique, a successful human bodywork-system named after its developer, Tom Bowen (1916-1982), which was developed in Australia during the 1950’s, and brought to the UK in the early 1990’s. Its...

Heart Rate: Too Fast? Too Slow? Strange Rhythm?

Heart rate changes in relation to the size of a pet. In general, the larger they are, the slower the heart rate and if very young, their heart rates will also be much faster than an adult of the same species and breed. It’s also worth thinking about what your pet is...

Temperature: Too Hot? Too Cold? Who Knows?

Temperature in Small Animals: Cats’ normal rectal temperatures range around 38-39 degrees celsius and dogs’ 37.5-39.5 degrees celsius. A temperature outside of the normal range can indicate heatstroke or fever (higher than normal) or serious circulatory issues or...

How To Use A Dog Mobility Ramp

How To Use A Dog Mobility Ramp Did you know that Canine Cubby has a dog mobility ramp?  This is to help older or injured dogs enter and exit the car without the need to jump and risk added injury. With all mobility aids though, there are things to remember. Make sure...

Get Rid of Dog Worms Using Everyday Foods

Get Rid of Dog Worms Using Everyday Foods Dog worms. They’re one of those things that you’d rather avoid but if you have dogs, you’ll have to deal with them at some stage.  You can get rid of worms fast and without medication. Conventional deworming...

Guess The Age of this Puppy

Guess The Age of this Puppy This is an X-ray of a 2-month-old puppy. Look how far the bones have to grow before they become a proper bony joint. This is why you should never let puppies jump, walk up and down stairs, over exercise or overtrain. Doing too much impact...