Dogs with hay fever – how to spot & treat the symptoms

If you suffer from hay fever, then you know the pollen season can bring lots of unwanted symptoms like a  runny nose, nasal congestion, swollen eyes and sneezing. But what about your dog?  Did you know that they can suffer from hay fever too? You may be surprised to learn that the symptoms of pollen allergies Read More

Puppy socialisation during Coronavirus

With recent restrictions, attendance of puppy classes may not be possible but it’s still vital your pup learns the socialisation skills they’ll need as adults. Here are some top tips to help them get used to all things new. Let your puppy observe things from a safe distance Carry them in your arms on walks, let them Read More

Why puppies and kittens need specific diets

Just like us, the early years of a pet’s life are some of their most important. Their bones and muscles are growing and their body is getting ready for big wide world. When you’re at your vets, getting their initial checks, inoculations and micro-chipping, they’ll probably recommend feeding your new family addition dedicated puppy or Read More

Supporting pets with Diabetes

Being told by your vet that your pet has diabetes can be very upsetting and worrying. Diabetes is a serious health condition and it’s only natural for owners to question whether they’ll able to correctly care for their pets at home following a diagnosis. The good news is, most pets with Diabetes can go on to Read More

Provide puppies with extra comfort and support with Adaptil Junior

Bringing a new puppy into your home can be an extremely exciting time for the whole family, but it can also be stressful for both you and your furry new companion. From learning their new environment to coping with being left alone for long periods of time and socialisation, it’s a crucial time in a Read More

5 tips on avoiding ticks this autumn

Ticks can remain active all year round but are usually most active between Spring and October, so as summer turns to autumn, whether you’re regularly walking your dog, or out for a stroll we’ve got five top tips to help you avoid and deal with ticks. Tip 1 – Understand where ticks live Ticks are most Read More

Our guide to veterinary diets

  Pet food is more or less the same isn’t it? Actually it’s not. Good nutrition can help your pet to lead a longer and healthier life and clinical diets can help manage or support certain health conditions too. Your vet may have recommended a veterinary (also known as clinical or prescription) diet for your pet, but Read More

What is a Tick, why they’re dangerous & how to avoid them

What is a Tick? Ticks are very small parasites that feed on the blood of their hosts (preferably animals). They can be found across the UK in both towns and countryside and are usually more active March – October but can also be active during the winter on mild days. Ticks do not jump or Read More

Desensitising your pet to car travel

You may be lucky enough to be going on a summer break soon, but does your pet enjoy travelling as much as you do? Pets pick up on changes in routine, starting with the suitcases coming out or bags being packed and the general pre-holiday panic before leaving the house. Without you realising, this is Read More

Your essential guide to keeping your pet a healthy weight

Just like us, putting on the pounds and carrying a lot of excess weight is also bad for our pets and can therefore result in obesity in cats and dogs. Again like us, it’s easily done and there’s often a mix of factors which can play a contributing part; Over eating, getting older, decreasing levels of Read More