How to Understand Your Cat’s Meowing

If you’ve got a feline friend at home, no doubt you’ve wondered more than once what they are trying to say with their meows. Despite the strong bond between devoted owners and our cats, unfortunately we just don’t speak the same language – which can make communication somewhat complicated. Luckily, it is possible to understand Read More

Holidays with Dogs: Where to Go and Top Tips

Whether you’re looking for a dog-friendly holiday cottage with a hot tub to kick back in, or a little seaside town where you and your pup can stroll along the beach, there are plenty of fantastic options for holidays with dogs in the UK. To help you make some unforgettable memories this summer, we’ve rounded Read More

Can You Leave a Dog in a Car?

Dogs are unable to sweat in the same way humans can and they have thick fur, which makes it more difficult for them to keep cool. This makes them much more susceptible to heatstroke. Stationary cars can become extremely hot very quickly, particularly in the summer months, and every year there are tragic reports of Read More

Woolcool: How it Works and Ways to Reuse it

Woolcool is a sustainable packaging solution used widely in the food and pharmaceutical industries. Fresh food and some medicines often need to be kept at a low temperature during transit to ensure they arrive at the customer’s door in good condition. Here at Animed, we use Woolcool to package our pet medicines that require refrigeration. Read More

10 Top Tips for Keeping Dogs Cool in the Summer Heat

Spending time outside in the sun with friends and family is why we love the summer, but whilst we enjoy the BBQs and beach trips, our furry companions may find it hard to cope with the extreme heat. With their thick fur and limited ability to sweat, dogs can’t cool themselves down as efficiently as Read More

Spring Plants that are Toxic to Dogs – and Other Spring Hazards

Spring has sprung, flowers are blooming, and you’re enjoying more time outside with your dog, whether that’s in the garden or out on walks. But, did you know that some of the beautiful flowers and plants that appear in the spring can be poisonous to our dogs? These sweet-smelling blooms can be very tempting for Read More

Dog Skin Conditions: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

Just like humans, dogs can experience skin conditions which can cause significant discomfort if left untreated. It’s important to spot the signs and symptoms of dog skin conditions early on so that they don’t progress – dealing with the problem quickly will minimise the negative impacts on your pet. Always consult your vet in the Read More

10 Ways to Create a Cat-friendly Garden

Most cats love to venture outdoors, enjoying climbing opportunities, look-out posts, sunny spots to snooze in, things to scratch, and other sensory experiences. If you’re lucky enough to have a garden, there are lots of things you can do to make it fun and enriching for your cat, addressing all of these feline needs and Read More

Bad Breath in Dogs: Causes and Treatments

All dogs will have bad breath from time to time, especially after eating strong smelling dog foods. However, if your dog’s bad breath lasts for any significant period of time, it could be a sign of underlying health problems, ranging from gum disease to respiratory problems. Speak to your vet if your dog is experiencing Read More

Lungworm in Dogs: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

Lungworm in dogs is a growing problem in the UK but many pet parents are not aware of the condition, or of the risk it carries for their pet. It can be a very serious illness, even proving fatal in the most severe cases. Any dog can potentially develop a lungworm infection but younger dogs, Read More