Regular preventative pet care news

Read on for a host of preventative pet care news that is free and updated monthly. In the articles below you’ll find seasonal advice, local tips and other information on how to keep your pet healthy, as well as interesting ways to exercise and entertain them.



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July 14th, 2023

Chatting to our small animal team has just got a great deal easier.

Top tips for getting a new puppy or kitten this summer

July 7th, 2023

If you’re planning on purchasing a new puppy or kitten to join your family during the school summer holidays, read our essential pet owning tips here.

Get Laura’s tips for keeping small furries safe from flystrike

June 21st, 2023

How to protect your small furry pet from flystrike – a painful and potentially fatal condition that can be avoided.

Heat Stress in Cattle

June 15th, 2023

The critical temperature for cows is around 29• and their rumen is constantly producing heat. The risk also increases when the humidity is high. Knowing the signs: Panting and increased respiratory rate Reduced feed intake Reduced rumination Reduced milk yield Increased SCC Increased rectal temperature Reducing the risks:  Provide plenty of shade and access to […]

Our nurse, Gemma shares her tips for a dog friendly holiday in the UK

June 14th, 2023

Travel sickness affects many dogs. The longer commute for your UK holiday may make them poorly – download our free travel sickness guide.

Weight management clinics and offers

June 7th, 2023

We are offering 25% off Royal Canin Satiety diets during July.

Hamster under the weather? Here is some help for owners to spot illnesses at home

May 21st, 2023

Is your hamster hibernating/ Are they unwell?

Signs and common causes of cat anxiety

May 14th, 2023

Vets at Garston Vets share their guide to help and manage your anxious cat.

Why pet insurance is a wise investment for pets

May 7th, 2023

To pet insure or not to pet insure – that is a common question. Read about why we recommend pet owners need pet insurance right here.

Top tips for adopting an older cat

April 21st, 2023

Adopting a cat of any age can be rewarding, but even more so when you give a senior cat a loving home. Read our tips.