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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8 summer dangers cat owners in Somerset need to know about
There are more summer dangers for cats than you might think. Help your cat enjoy the season ahead with our handy checklist.
Responsible pet ownership – caring for small furries
Responsible pet ownership applies to companions of the small furry variety too. Here are seven things you will need to consider.
Thinking of buying a new kitten?
If you know anyone who’s considering buying a new kitten during the last few weeks of lockdown, please point them at this article from our head nurse.
A new dog owners’ guide to responsible petcare in Somerset
It’s National Pet Month so we’re asking our clients to share these basic petcare tips with anyone who got a new dog during lockdown.
Vet Sustain – Garston Go Green!
Recently a group of UK vets launched ‘Vet Sustain’ – the world’s first organisation dedicated to supporting veterinary professionals in being a leading force for sustainability.
8 bee sting first aid tips for cat owners in Somerset
A buzzing bee must seem like a fun game to a cat, until they get stung. Would you know how to treat a cat that’s got stung by a bee?
Learn how to remove a tick from your dog safely
Ticks not only irritate dogs, but can cause anaemia and pass on lyme disease. Do you know how to remove a tick from your dog safely?
Do you know how to check your rabbit for worms?
Rabbits can be infected by three types of worm, but do you know which worms and the signs to look out for?
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.