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How To Practice Sustainability As A Pet Parent

Caring about our planet as best as possible is a great way to kick off 2020. So what can you do as pet owners to ensure that we protect the planet and make sustainable choices as often as possible?

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Do pets get heart disease?

Absolutely! Heart disease is not uncommon in dogs and cats, and knowing what to look out for is important as it can really make a difference to your pet’s life.

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How Much Sleep Do They Really Need?

You may have thought of diet and exercise as being the most important part of your pet’s health and wellbeing, but did you know that sleep has just as big a part to play?

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How To Recognise and Help Your Stressed Cat

You may look at your cat and think “I wish I had your life”, and who can blame you? They spend most of their days sleeping, get everything they need provided and there’s no working hours for these feline friends. … Continue reading

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How To Make Your Home Arthritis Friendly

To help your arthritic pet live a comfortable life there are a few things you can do at home:

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Case study: Canine Vestibular Disease

Toby is a 12-year-old german shorthaired pointer who went to bed as normal one evening only to wake the next morning unable to stand. It was as if Toby had suddenly lost his balance altogether. He appeared to have a … Continue reading

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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?

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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?”

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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:

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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.

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