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Why You Should Adopt An Older Pet

If you’ve been thinking about getting a new furry addition have you considered adopting an older pet? There are plenty of positives when it comes to giving an older pet a home and a great companion is just one of them! (more…)

Could Your Pet Have Arthritis?

If you’re finding it a bit harder to get out of bed on these colder mornings, spare a thought for your pet. Arthritis loves to rear its ugly head around this time of the year and the reason your pet might be sleeping in more than usual could be due to pain. (more…)

Happy and Healthy Ears!

It’s a great time to take your dog swimming but did you know that an innocent dip can lead to an ear infection for your dog? (more…)

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Spare a Thought For Our Wildlife

The warmer weather can be really stressful for our wildlife. After a few consecutive days of high temperatures, it is not uncommon for us to see wildlife suffering from heat stress and dehydration. Some animals can also suffer burnt feet from walking on hot tin roofs or even the pavement. (more…)

Flat Faced Dogs Can’t Stand The Heat

It’s time to crank the air-conditioning for flat-faced dogs such as the Pug, French Bulldog and Cavalier King Charles Spaniel. These dogs (known as Brachycephalic breeds) are not very well designed for our hot summer months and are very susceptible to heat stress. (more…)

Keeping Your Kitty Calm

Many people put off bringing their cat to the vet as they feel it is just too stressful. As a result, we don’t get to see your feline friend as often as we should. (more…)

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Mythbusters: Kennel Cough

It’s not uncommon for us to be asked, “if my dog doesn’t go to boarding kennels, why is it necessary to vaccinate against kennel cough?” (more…)

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The twelve pet hazards of Christmas

We’d like to make sure your pet stays happy and healthy this silly season so here’s a list of twelve potential pet hazards you need to watch out for this Christmas: (more…)

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Anal Gland Issues

Have you ever seen your dog dragging his or her bottom along the ground? This peculiar act is known as ‘scooting’ and can indicate your dog has irritated anal glands. (more…)

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Rocky’s Secret

We’d like to introduce you to Rocky the Cat and he has a little secret … he’s allergic to fleas! (more…)