Top 10 tips for keeping your pets cool this summer

Spending time outside in the sun with friends and family is why we love the British summer, but whilst we enjoy the bbqs and beach trips, our furry companions may find it hard to cope with the extreme heat and potentially go on to suffer from heatstroke. We’ve put together our Top 10 tips to Read More

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 Read More

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 a sign of something else, so if you’re Read More

Flea and Tick prevention for 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 It’s all down to understanding where fleas live, how fleas breed and how 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

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? Ear infections – An ear infection is an irritating and painful overgrowth of bacteria or yeasts inside the ear. Read More

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 in humans), insect proteins such Read More

Do 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

Common skin conditions in cats and dogs

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 to multiply and irritate the skin. There are Read More

How to create a cat friendly garden

Now spring is finally here, it’s the perfect time to get out in the garden and start preparing for the summer days.  But, before you start planting new flowers and planning your barbecues, have you thought about your cat?  Most cats will enjoy spending time in the garden with you, but some will happily venture Read More