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18 10, 2020

5 benefits to joining our Pet Health Club

By |2020-10-18T22:36:26+01:00October 18th, 2020|Categories: general|Comments Off on 5 benefits to joining our Pet Health Club

As pet owners, we all want the best for our four-legged friends, but we also know that pet ownership can be expensive. By becoming a member of our Pet Health Club, you can spread the cost of essential healthcare and save money. Here are five great reasons for you and your pet to sign up today! One [...]

5 10, 2020

Keeping your pet safe this autumn

By |2020-10-05T03:21:53+01:00October 5th, 2020|Categories: general|Comments Off on Keeping your pet safe this autumn

The change of season from summer to autumn sees lots of changes in nature and our surroundings – greens turn to rust and gold, leaves fall and summer flowers give way to berries. As always there are things we need to be aware of that may affect our pets and their wellbeing. Here are some things to look out for [...]

27 09, 2020

World Heart Day 29 September 2020

By |2020-09-27T02:32:21+01:00September 27th, 2020|Categories: general|Comments Off on World Heart Day 29 September 2020

We celebrate World Heart Day today on 29 September 2020. This is the world’s biggest awareness-raising platform for cardiovascular disease (CVD) which is accountable for nearly half of all non-communicable disease deaths in humans. Did you know that heart conditions affect our pets too?  Within our group of practices, we have cardiology specialists available who [...]

27 09, 2020

How to ensure your dog is a healthy weight

By |2020-09-27T02:26:44+01:00September 27th, 2020|Categories: general|Comments Off on How to ensure your dog is a healthy weight

Dogs, like humans, can be prone to gaining weight. This in turn can cause health problems like diabetes, osteoarthritis, heart and respiratory problems, and could reduce your dog’s life expectancy. Here we look at some tips to help get your pet pooch in good physical shape. How to tell if your dog is overweight Sometimes [...]

19 09, 2020

Introducing a new pet into the household

By |2020-09-19T17:04:52+01:00September 19th, 2020|Categories: new pet|Comments Off on Introducing a new pet into the household

Getting a new pet is an exciting experience, and naturally, you are keen to get them back home to begin life as part of the family. However, for your new pet this can be a very stressful occasion, therefore it is important to ensure that you have fully prepared for their arrival and take things [...]

16 09, 2020

How to teach your dog to walk with a lead

By |2020-09-16T18:51:58+01:00September 16th, 2020|Categories: general|Comments Off on How to teach your dog to walk with a lead

Training a dog to walk on a lead comfortably and safely is one of the most critical skills that you will teach your dog as a responsible pet owner. Before you start, make sure you have the right equipment for training your dog. We recommend that you speak to your vet about the best type [...]

11 09, 2020

Preparing your pets for firework season

By |2020-11-13T17:11:35+00:00September 11th, 2020|Categories: general|Comments Off on Preparing your pets for firework season

Preparing your pets and keeping them safe and calm on bonfire night and other seasonal events. Fireworks are used throughout the year to mark significant seasonal celebrations including Bonfire Night, Halloween, New Year’s Eve and Diwali. Whilst they are enjoyable for humans to watch, pets can often get scared of the loud bangs and bright [...]

11 09, 2020

Senior Pet Focus

By |2020-09-11T16:06:04+01:00September 11th, 2020|Categories: general|Comments Off on Senior Pet Focus

As we age, we begin to experience certain health conditions that are linked to getting older. The same is true for our pets; the only difference being that they are unable to tell us if they are not feeling well. That’s why it is important to be looking out for any signs and symptoms that [...]

9 09, 2020

Do you ever wonder why your pet needs its annual boosters?

By |2020-09-09T03:28:32+01:00September 9th, 2020|Categories: general|Comments Off on Do you ever wonder why your pet needs its annual boosters?

Let’s look at why annual visits are important for your pet.  My pet only had its primary vaccines, is that okay? It is a misunderstanding amongst some pet owners, that following the vaccination, pets are protected against diseases for the rest of their lives. Unfortunately, that isn’t the case and can cause the expense of [...]

8 09, 2020

Protect your dog against Kennel Cough

By |2020-09-08T05:30:23+01:00September 8th, 2020|Categories: general|Comments Off on Protect your dog against Kennel Cough

Does your dog come into regular contact with other dogs? Maybe out on walks, at the park, or when they’re staying in kennels? If so, we’d highly recommend a Kennel Cough vaccine or booster. And, with our new oral vaccine, it’s now even easier to protect your dog. Kennel Cough, or infectious tracheobronchitis, is a [...]

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