Fireworks and Pets - help keep them safe. It will soon be the time of year when many people will enjoy the tradition of celebrating Halloween and November 5th with bonfires and fireworks. It is also the time of the year that many pet owners dread as many dogs and cats are very scared and anxious of loud noises. Add to this flashing lights and scary costumes and they can become ...
Why neuter you pets?
Neutering means removing the possibility of your pet reproducing. For female animals this is called spaying and for males it is called castration. This not only helps reduce the number of unwanted puppies and kittens, but can have serious health benefits too.
It's Cold Out There
Brrr – its cold out there! With the colder weather settling in, it’s a good idea to start making plans to avoid some Christmas calamities and keep our pets healthy throughout the festive season. Winter walks: In order to avoid pets expanding their waistline, getting out and about as the weather cools is essential. However, make sure that your pets are adequately prepared; w ...
Question : Where do fleas go in the Winter Answer : Your Home
Did you know that the worse time for flea infestations is actually the Autumn and Winter months? Fleas thrive in warm conditions and thanks to central heating, they don’t need to hop south for the winter, they just need to move into your living room. Fleas can make their way into our home in all sorts of ways; on your pets, on us, or just hopping in by themselves. Did you ...
Lyme Disease Cases on the rise in the UK
A recent report suggests cases of Lyme disease in people are increasing, so what can we do to protect our pets?
Gold Standard Cat Friendly Clinic
Small animal Director Lisa Phillips, the clinic’s Cat Advocate, was proud to receive the gold accreditation, “We wanted to make sure that a trip to see our vets was as stress-free an experience as possible for our cat patients and their owners.
Rabbit Haemorrhagic Disease
Rabbit haemorrhagic disease (RHD), also known as viral haemorrhagic disease (VHD), is a highly infectious and often fatal disease that affects wild and domestic rabbits. There are now 2 strains of VHD in the UK - RVHD1 is a swift and efficient killer – almost all unvaccinated rabbits who catch RVHD1 die within a day or two. The virus causes massive internal bleeding. Some rab ...
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