Home > Lifestyle > Pet Health > Your pet's health Your pet's health All sections in Pet Health » About Pet Health » Behavioural problems » Caring for your cat » Caring for your dog » Pet health tips » Pet safety » Pets and people » Your pet's health » Pet Health News Brush up on your pet’s oral health September, national Oral Health Month, is a good time to brush up on oral care for the whole family, including the four-legged members of the pack. Subscribe to the Newsletter » Like Health24 on Facebook » Ask CyberVet » My unusual pet Strange facts about cats Nemo finds his slimmer self – the 2012 Hill’s Pet Slimmer of the Year Nemo, a ten-year-old Labrador from Durban that lost 22% of his bodyweight in a bid to beat crippling arthritis, has been chosen as SA’s 2012 Hill’s Pet Slimmer of the Year. Why is my dog not eating? Most of the times when a dog loses his appetite, stops eating or is unable to eat, the reason is an underlying medical problem. In other cases it can be a behavioural problem. 8 quick bird-care tips Getting a pet bird is not a 'soft option' as far as pets are concerned. Maybe so, but there are essentials you have to remember about caring for your bird. Food not to feed your dog Feeding you dog 'human food' may be detrimental to its health. Buying your first parrot A question that many prospective parrot owners are faced with is whether to buy directly from a breeder or to take the "safe" option and buy from a pet shop. Importance of exercising pet animals Regular exercise is important to avoid illness and encourage normal behaviour patterns in most pet animals. “ Latest comment on Health24 Pad Jakkels says... BS article 6 surprising sex drive killers ” SPCA / Hill’s MuttWalk The inaugural SPCA / Hill’s MuttWalk will take place on Sunday 25 March 2012 at 8am at the Field and Study Recreation Centre, Louise Avenue Parkmore, Sandton. FIV (feline immunodeficiency virus) Although feline immunodeficiency virus is a serious disease, the symptoms can be managed. Find out more about this condition. Sterilising your pet You should have your pet sterilised even it there is no chance of them breeding, it is beneficial to their health, and could also deter unwanted behaviour. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Hill's Science Plan Canine Mini range What is Diabetic Neuropathy? There are more than 200 different viruses which can cause a cold A clinically proven skin care range is now available Live healthier Be vitamin-smart » A-Z of vitamins What is vitamin C? Ask the expert Why we need vitamin D Even in a country with an abundance of sunlight you might have a vitamin D deficiency. Here's why. Beat acne » Stars with scars Acne tips Skincare Myths about acne Through the ages, there have been many myths about acne. We list the myths and give you the facts.