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Posted on 07/03/2019
Spring is an exciting time for a pet, there are new smells, new walks, and new friends to meet, but spring it also a time that can bring hazards to your pet’s wellbeing. These are some important things to look out for this spring. Spring flowers can cause serious harm to your pet, daffodils […]
Posted on 18/02/2019
When it comes to weight gain, dogs aren’t too dissimilar from their human masters. Just like us, it’s easy for dogs to put on a few extra pounds if they consume too many calories and aren’t getting enough exercise, particularly as they get older.
Posted on 11/02/2019
In 2018 the PDSA found there were 11.1 million pet cats in the UK, with only 81% of these cats being registered with a vet. With this month being National Cat Health Month, it serves as a healthy reminder to book an appointment at your local vet practice to check your cat’s health. Cats are […]
Posted on 06/02/2019
Losing a pet can be a child’s first experience of death in their family, and they can find it incredibly hard to understand the concept. Below are our top tips on talking to your child and helping them to understand the concept of their pet dying or having to be to be euthanised. When you […]
Posted on 02/11/2018
Cats are not thought to show sound sensitivities as dogs do, however they will be frightened by the loud bangs and flashes. We want to help you support your cat through the Firework season. Here are some of our top tips to keep your cat calm:
Posted on 02/11/2018
We want to help you support your dog through the Firework season. Here are some of our top tips to keep your dog calm…
Posted on 03/09/2018
Puppies like to chew but they must learn early on that human hands, skin and clothes are off limits. When a puppy is playing with his littermates whenever he bites another puppy too hard the pup will yelp, stop playing and move away. From this behaviour the puppy learns to inhibit his bite. By mimicking […]
Posted on 08/08/2018
It is very distressing for owners to see their once vibrant and energetic pets become slower and less enthusiastic as they enter old age. In some cases, specific problems ensue that can be severe enough for owners to even consider euthanasia. Cognitive dysfunction syndrome (CDS) is a well-documented disorder in dogs and cats whereby there […]
Posted on 24/07/2018
To keep your pets safe during this time we have made a list of tips on preventing accidents and safeguarding your pet during the summer time.
Posted on 18/06/2018
New data indicates that Alabama Rot, a serious disease affecting dogs, may be taking a foothold in the UK and that Lyme disease, a bacterial disease spread by ticks, is on the rise, too.