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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Feline vaccinations 101 – what you need to know
Vaccinating your cat isn’t just about protecting them, it’s also about protecting other cats in the area. Some feline diseases can be devastating so vaccinating your kitten or cat is one of the most important things you can do for them.
How to feed your dog – everything you need to know
It might sound like an odd question, but how do you feed a dog? Don’t you just throw some dog food in a bowl and put it in front of them? According to our head vet, there’s a little more to it than that.
Cat toys and other Christmas gift ideas
Christmas for our feline friends should definitely include some cat toys (who doesn’t like a toy for Christmas?!). But for the family moggy there are plenty of other things you might get them too.
Diet friendly treats for dogs at Christmas
The Christmas holidays are a time when our pets tend to get a few more treats than normal. Nothing too wrong with that, assuming you stick to the 90/10 rule and treats end up comprising no more than 10% of a complete and balanced diet.
How to keep an arthritic cat comfortable at home
An arthritic cat is likely to be very uncomfortable and irritable, even more so as their condition progresses over time. Getting them diagnosed by a vet as early as possible will allow treatment to commence, with the aim of reducing pain and improving their symptoms.
Is your older dog suffering in silence from arthritis? Spot the signs
Unfortunately, many dogs suffer in silence as they get older. Unlike humans, who can explain when their joints are stiff and painful and that they’re struggling to get around, dogs with arthritis can’t tell us how they feel.