Cat Health

6 reasons to get your pet microchipped

Microchipping, if you don’t know, is the process of inserting a small chip under your pet’s skin. The microchip contains a unique code, which is linked to a database where essential information about your pet, such as your contact details can be found when it…

6 things to try to improve your pet’s anxiety

Just like humans, pets can experience anxiety. Anxiety in animals can be triggered by various scenarios and manifests in different ways, for example a dog may bark or whine or might even show hostile behaviour when they are anxious. But a cat might start showing…

Pet Dental Care: 5 Ways to help keep your dog or cat’s teeth healthy

It’s Pet Dental Health month, so to celebrate we’ve put together our top tips for looking after your pet’s gnashers.     1. Teeth brushing   You may or may not know that ideally your dog or cats’ teeth should be cleaned daily, and at the very least you should be cleaning…

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Skin Problems

From time to time you may notice that your cat or dog is not looking as pristine as they usually do. There are many causes of skin problems including allergies (seasonal and food), parasites, bacterial infections and stress. The typical symptoms may include: Flaky or…

Dental problems in cats

How can I tell if my cat has toothache?

Dental problems and infections are very common in cats – especially as they get older, and, knowing what toothache feels like, it’s fair to say it’s probably painful for our feline friends, too. Once any problems within your cat’s mouth have been diagnosed and treated,…

Winter dangers for cats

How to Keep Your Cat Safe This Winter

With a cold spell predicted for the next few weeks your cat may need a little bit of special attention in order to stay warm, happy, healthy and safe. There are certain hazards that you need to look out for in the winter months that…

Pet Poisons

There are many toxic hazards around your home and garden including medicines, cleaning products, pesticides and plants.  Puppies can be exposed to these toxins in a number of different ways including ingestion, contact with the skin or eyes and inhalation. If you think your puppy…

Vet examination for pet travel after brexit

Brexit and Pet Travel – Urgent Update (Nov 2018)

In preparation for Brexit, the government are preparing for worst case scenarios which may impact on the many aspects of our lives. As part of this, DEFRA have issued an update on what will happen if the UK leaves the EU in March 2019 without…

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