Dr. Winnie earned a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Duke University, a Masters of Science in Biology from St Georges University, and graduated from the University of Pretoria Veterinary School in South Africa.She has been an animal lover and owner all her life, having owned a Rottweiler named Duke, a Pekingese named Athena and now a Bull Mastiff named George, also known as big G! She is a full-time Veterinarian in South Africa specializing in internal medicine for large breed dogs. Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with her husband, 2 kids and Big G.
Cats that are above 11 years of age are considered elderly or senior cats. With aging, certain physiological and behavioral changes occur in a cat which may result in making them vulnerable to certain diseases. [...]
Vomiting is a symptom that always causes concern amongst owners, and for good reason. While vomiting can be a sign of a mild tummy upset, in older dogs it can often indicate more serious underlying [...]
Typically, healthy cats urinate 2-4 times a day but this frequency can be affected by several factors. Polyuria is a condition used to describe excessive urination which is interlinked to polydipsia or increased thirst. This [...]
Many owners worry about their dog’s health as they age; their elderly pooch appears to slow down, become less active and may seem less interested in things that once excited them. Whining or crying is [...]