Camping checklist for dogs

Summer is here and camping holidays are set to be big this year, especially for dog owners.  Many campsites across the UK are dog-friendly, which, for some families makes camping their first choice, as no one gets left behind. Whether your dog is a seasoned camper, or you are planning your first adventure with your Read More

How can you help your dog’s sensitive stomach?

How can you help your dog’s sensitive stomach? Just like us, dogs can experience a stomach upset or become sensitive to a specific food or ingredients that make their digestive system work a little harder. Signs to look out for: Loose or runny stools Poor appetite Occasional vomiting Constipation Dull coat Digestive issues can be Read More

Flea and Tick prevention for Puppies and Kittens

How do you deal with flea and tick prevention in puppies and kittens? Welcoming a new puppy or kitten into your home is an exciting time, but, if you’ve never been a pet owner before, knowing when you should start preventative care such as flea and tick protection can be confusing. Understanding Fleas & Ticks Read More

Homemade dog biscuit recipe

  Dogs love treats! And while we stock a great range of treats including goodies from Lily’s Kitchen and Pet Munchies, certain occasions call for something a little more special. So with the Queens Platinum Jubilee just around the corner it’s the perfect excuse to grab your baking gear and make some tasty homemade dog Read More

Cleaning Your Pet’s Eyes

How often you will need to spend time cleaning your pet’s eyes will largely depend on their breed. Some breeds are more likely to be affected by eye discharge, whereas this will only happen to other breeds if they become ill or contract an eye infection. Should I clean my dog’s eyes? As mentioned, many Read More

Common ear and eye problems in cats and dogs

Pets can experience problems with their ears or eyes throughout their lifetime. Some are common ailments that may happen frequently, others less so and could be indicative of underlying conditions. What can cause common ear and eye problems in cats and dogs? Ear infections – An ear infection is an irritating and painful overgrowth of bacteria or Read More

Dog Allergies: Symptoms and Treatments

Dog Allergies: Symptoms and Treatments Just like us dogs can experience allergic reactions caused by their immune system responding to a foreign substance . There’s a large number of substances that can act as allergens. Examples of common allergens are plants, pollens, mold spores, dust mites, food proteins, shed skin cells (similar to pet allergies Read More

Should I need to worm my indoor cat?

Even if your cat doesn’t go outside, there’s still a chance it can ingest or inhale worm eggs from other members of the household that come and go. Microscopic worm eggs can lay dormant for months, and can be picked up through a number of different scenarios, which is one reason why it’s important to Read More

Why chocolate is bad for dogs

Those of us lucky enough to have them will be tucking into Easter eggs and other chocolate treats over the Easter weekend, but this is one treat you do not want to offer your dog. Chocolate can be very dangerous for dogs and if consumed in large amounts can be life threatening. The toxicity of chocolate Read More

Common pet skin conditions

Common pet skin conditions for you to understand Skin is the largest organ in the body and it’s important for your pet’s health. It regulates your pet’s temperature and provides a barrier against the environment. Common skin problems, such as infections, start to occur when there are disruptions to the skin barrier, allowing bacteria or yeasts Read More