25 03, 2021

Protect your pet from the sun

By |2021-03-25T23:36:57+00:00March 25th, 2021|Categories: general|Comments Off on Protect your pet from the sun

As we head into the summer months and temperatures start rising, it’s important to remember that your pets are most vulnerable at this time to many injuries and illnesses which are brought on by hot weather, including sunburn, footpad burns, dehydration and the most dangerous of all, heatstroke. While heat stress is more common [...]

25 03, 2021

Keeping your dog safe during car travel

By |2021-03-25T23:52:28+00:00March 25th, 2021|Categories: general|Comments Off on Keeping your dog safe during car travel

It’s hard not to smile when you see a dog with its head out of the window in a travelling car. They look so happy and carefree! But travelling with an unrestrained dog could be a real risk – to them, to you, and to other drivers. If you’re going to be out and about [...]

25 03, 2021

Top 10 hazards to watch out for this summertime to protect your pets

By |2021-03-26T03:05:43+00:00March 25th, 2021|Categories: general|Comments Off on Top 10 hazards to watch out for this summertime to protect your pets

Summer brings longer days, warmer climates, new adventures and outdoor socialising, which with pets in tow, can be made even more enjoyable! However, when the temperatures rise, the dangers to our pets increase too. To keep pets safe, you should be aware of potential hazards, as well as some top tips to help prevent your pet from endangering themselves throughout the [...]

25 03, 2021

The importance of microchipping your pet

By |2021-03-26T03:04:49+00:00March 25th, 2021|Categories: general|Comments Off on The importance of microchipping your pet

Keeping our pets safe is important to all of us as pet owners. They trust us with their care and protection and, as well as feeding, exercising and cuddling them, that includes identifying them so that we can be reunited if we are parted. A microchip literally identifies your pet as belonging to you. It [...]

25 03, 2021

Going to the beach with your dog this summer?

By |2021-03-26T03:44:22+00:00March 25th, 2021|Categories: general|Comments Off on Going to the beach with your dog this summer?

With restrictions on holidays abroad and ongoing updates to the quarantine list, many people are opting for a ‘staycation’ in the UK this year. If your summer plans involve a trip to one of our beautiful beaches and your dog is lucky enough to be joining you, here are some things to be mindful of: [...]

21 02, 2021

Pet skin conditions

By |2021-02-21T01:30:53+00:00February 21st, 2021|Categories: general|Comments Off on Pet skin conditions

Skin disease is quite common amongst pets, as up to 25% of small animal consultations relate to skin issues. Part of the reason why skin conditions are so common is that skin only reacts in certain ways despite many different causes. Don't forget, ears are lined with skin as well. Skin conditions cause irritation and [...]

21 02, 2021

Tick, flea, and worm prevention for cats

By |2021-02-21T01:25:55+00:00February 21st, 2021|Categories: general|Comments Off on Tick, flea, and worm prevention for cats

Your feline friend can always be at risk of contracting parasites with them being ever-present in our environment. However, regularly providing them with tick, flea and worm treatment is the best way to  protect them, your home and yourselves from infestation. Ticks Ticks are 8 legged creatures related to spiders and are most commonly found [...]

21 02, 2021

Easter and Bank Holidays

By |2021-02-21T01:21:26+00:00February 21st, 2021|Categories: general|Comments Off on Easter and Bank Holidays

With Easter just around the corner, our opening hours will vary from our usual times. Please see below our opening times over the Bank Holiday weekend. Good Friday 2nd – Closed Saturday 3rd – Closed Sunday 4th – Closed Easter Monday – Closed May 3rd – Closed May 31st – Closed

21 02, 2021

Tick, flea, and worm prevention for dogs

By |2021-02-21T01:13:12+00:00February 21st, 2021|Categories: general|Comments Off on Tick, flea, and worm prevention for dogs

Your beloved dog is at risk of contracting parasites as they are ever-present in our environment, but you can keep your pet safe by regularly providing them with tick, flea and worm treatment. Ticks Ticks are related to spiders and have eight legs. There are several different ticks species, and they vary in size from [...]

21 02, 2021

Tortoise parasite prevention

By |2021-02-21T01:07:32+00:00February 21st, 2021|Categories: general|Comments Off on Tortoise parasite prevention

Do you have a tortoise? If so, it is recommended to have a worm count carried out on your tortoise twice a year. A worm count can be carried out by obtaining a faecal sample, which can be tested in practice. It is common for tortoises to have a low-level worm burden; however, when this [...]

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