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Tim Kirby
Need another reason to love your pet? Numerous studies have shown that dogs and cats are good for human health. I’m a passionate advocate for the human-animal bond — that’s not a surprise to anyone. That link between us and our dogs, cats, horses, birds and other pets goes beyond unconditional love and companionship. The …
Tim Kirby
Research shows interacting with animals can help foster emotional intelligence and human connection. Harry Truman famously said, “If you want a friend in Washington, get a dog!” Actually, there is much dispute whether he ever uttered those words. But I bet when you just read his supposed quote, you instinctively agreed with it, didn’t you? …
Tim Kirby
It was a day I certainly will never forget, just like many of those unexpected one’s are. Fifteen years ago, I was lucky enough to visit the sunny state of California. On a balmy summer’s evening as I soaked up the sun outside a chic modern café nestled away from the bustling chaos of downtown, …
Tim Kirby
“Tim, I would really love a dog for the children, but I’m so nervous as I’ve never had a dog before, what if something awful happens, maybe I’m safer not to get one” uttered Paula’s quivering voice down the phone to me last January. I replied, “Yes Paula, you can choose to deny yourself and …
Tim Kirby
In a recent publication (Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science), a group of researchers set out to understand the reasons why some pets were given up for fostering and adoption. This was the first study where a significant number of cases had been documented and thereby gives an insight into the underlying reasons why pet …
Tim Kirby
Need another reason to love your pet? Numerous studies have shown that dogs and cats are good for human health I’m a passionate advocate for the human-animal bond — that’s not a surprise to anyone. That link between us and our dogs, cats, horses, birds and other pets goes beyond unconditional love and companionship. The …
Tim Kirby
The first few days in a new home are a really exciting time for both you and your pet. It is natural for a new pet to feel a little confused in such new surroundings, and even a little nervous. However, by making sure that your family or housemates also understand how your pet feels, …
Tim Kirby
For new pet parents, it can be difficult to decide on which items you will actually need for your pet. We live in a highly commercialised world, therefore temptation to overspend is at our fingertips! Amidst the excitement of a new family arrival, it can easily turn into an unnecessary shopping spree or even a …
Tim Kirby
When buying a pet, we advise that you remember the following “8 tips for excellence”. By doing so, you will ensure that your new pet is getting the best start in life. PetBond also supports the recommendations of IPAAG. When buying a pet, ensure that the puppy is 8 weeks or older. This is important …
Tim Kirby
If you live in Western Europe, the chances are that anytime you switch on your radio or TV, you will be bombarded about the “obesity” crisis in humans. This trend which is directly related to poor or badly managed diets is also now trending at an alarming rate in “pet health”. As veterinarians, we are …

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