Why are cats fussy eaters?

Many cats are surprisingly picky about their diet. With only 470 taste buds compared to a human’s 9,000 a cats’ sense of taste in food is very selective.* So you may find your cat will turn their nose up at food that doesn’t tantalise their taste buds or lacks nutrition. It can be stressful if your Read More

Pet supplements for dogs and cats

Pet supplements can be given long-term to support a range of health conditions or as temporary assistance. They can help in a variety of ways, such as helping to offset the effects of some drugs, cut down on upset tummies or allergic responses, manage some seasonal itching or support the effects of ageing. NOTE: We recommend Read More

The UK’s Most Popular Dog Walking Spots

Very much in the news at the moment, dog ownership is on the up, especially since the lockdowns of 2020. One of the joys of canine companionship has to be a good walk – boosting wellbeing, stimulation, fitness and bond for both you, the owner, and your four-legged friend. Pedigree, rescue or mixed breed they Read More

Ticks and Lyme disease – the facts

Ticks are out and about at this time of year, enjoying their holidays just like we are. But ticks aren’t out to have a good time like us, they’re looking for blood to feast on. Did you know they are carriers of diseases, such as Lyme disease, and that they can pass this onto your Read More

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

Why it’s important to book regular 6 monthly veterinary examinations for your Cushing’s horse

Once your horse is stable on treatment and their Equine Cushing’s disease is under control, it is recommended that they are re-examined by their veterinary surgeon every 6 months. This is to ensure that any signs that the disease is not under control are identified promptly, and the treatment and management strategies adjusted accordingly. Equine 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

Dogs with hay fever – how to spot & treat the symptoms

If you suffer from hay fever, then you know the pollen season can bring lots of unwanted symptoms like a  runny nose, nasal congestion, swollen eyes and sneezing. But what about your dog?  Did you know that they can suffer from hay fever too? You may be surprised to learn that the symptoms of pollen allergies Read More

Could your horse have Equine Cushing’s disease?

Have you noticed your horse becoming more lethargic? Or that they haven’t shed their winter coat as normal? Or maybe they have suffered from repeated infections or laminitis recently? Have you noticed that their bedding is more wet than normal? Or a change in their condition or topline? If you have noticed any of these 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