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

Pet supplements for dogs and cats

If you’re anything like me (a cat owner of over 30 years) you may not have ever considered pet supplements for dogs and cats, it’s not something I was ever aware of. My cats became older and slower as they aged and I had avoided giving them pills of any kind if I could help 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 clinical diets for specific health conditions

  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 “special” (or clinical) diet for your pet but does it really make Read More

Common ear and eye problems in cats and dogs

All owners will probably experience problems with their cat’s or dog’s ears or eyes at sometime during their lifetime. Some are common ailments that may happen frequently, others less so and could be indicative of underlying conditions. We take a quick look at some of the signs you need to look out for which may require Read More

Top 10 tips on keeping pets cool this summer

Phew, when the British summer finally arrives we often make a quick dash for the shade or to offices and stops with the air con fully on. Just think of our furry friends and how hard it must be for them to cope with the extreme heat, especially now when weather changes by more than Read More

Intestinal worms – why you should worm your pet

  It’s not nice to think that your pet maybe suffering from worms and in close proximity to you and your family too.  We explain what to look out for and why it’s important to make this a regular pet care treatment. What are intestinal worms? There are many different types of intestinal worms  that can infect your Read More

MiPet Cover – offering you a helping paw with veterinary fees.

It’s only after something happens to our pet, that we realise that there’s no NHS for pets and, not surprisingly, the expert knowledge, professional veterinary care and clinical treatment does come with a cost attached to it. The Association of British Insurers (ABI) conducted some research this year and discovered that only 32% of dogs and 16% of cats 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