Why do pets need regular flea treatment?

  Not a pretty picture! but as a pet owner, you know that you’ll need to protect your pet against fleas (and ticks) by giving them regular flea treatments. Did you realise it’s just as important to treat your home too? Approximately 95% of the flea population live in carpets, furnishings, soft bedding and the Read More

Keeping Outdoor Rabbits Safe in Cold Weather

  Keeping outdoor rabbits safe in cold weather should still be top of mind with icy blasts possible over the coming weeks.  Rabbits could be adversely affected if they primarily lives outdoors and you haven’t taken steps to protect them from the harsh effects. Here are some tips for keeping outdoor rabbits happy and safe during the colder months. Read More

How to manage skin problems in cats and dogs

In cats and dogs, skin problems can be indicated by symptoms such as: Excessive hair loss Flaky or scaly skin Redness Bald patches Scratching (particularly for dogs) Licking and chewing their skin (particularly for cats) Lumps and bumps under the skin A dull-looking coat Causes of skin problems in cats and dogs Some of the Read More

Does my cat have fleas?

“Does my cat have fleas?” is one of the most common questions cat owners ask themselves, the moment they see their cat having a scratch. If your cat is host to a severe flea infestation, you may actually see fleas on your pet but in most cases, it won’t be that obvious. Here are some of Read More

How Does Age Affect How Much Exercise Your Dog Needs

There are a few factors that can affect how much exercise your dog needs, and age is one of the biggest ones (along with their breed and general health). As a general rule of thumb, your dog should be tired after exercise but not completely exhausted. This should ensure that they are burning calories and Read More

Healthy Pet Diet – The key ingredients to look out for

Here are our top tips for making sure your pet has a healthy pet diet with the right type of ingredients. Complete versus complementary foods Complete foods contain all of the nutrients that will keep your pet healthy, and these can be of the wet or dry variety. Complementary foods don’t contain the full amounts Read More

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

When you go on walks with your dog, there’s a very good chance that they might pick up an unwanted and unwelcome guest on their travels in the form of a Tick. What is a Tick? Ticks are very small parasites that feed on the blood of their hosts (preferably animals). They can be found Read More

Great Places to Visit in 2018 With Your Dog

A Dog is a man’s best friend, which means we love to bring them on days out wherever we can. Recently, more and more places are taking steps to accommodate our four-legged friends, which means they needn’t miss out on your family fun days out, wherever you are in the country. If you are looking Read More

Building Up Your Walking Regime With Your Pet

Are you hoping to step up your dog walks this year so that they can turn into more of a workout for both you and your pet? Brisk power walks can be a great way for you both to do more exercise, especially of the aerobic variety. The idea is that you get your dog’s Read More

New Year, New You: Losing Weight With Your Pet

Overindulging is a common side effect of the Christmas period, as is staying home and moving less. As a result of this it is very normal for people to gain weight over the holidays, and there is no better time than the new year to get back on track!  Not only are you likely to Read More