Our guide to changing your pet’s diet and tips on introducing new food

We all like to give our pets food they enjoy, but when should we change their diet? What if we’ve been advised to feed them something different? We look at when you should change your pet’s diet and the best way to introduce new food. When should you change your pet’s diet? There are only two main Read More

New Food Trial – James Wellbeloved Oral Health

The best way to assess a food is to try it! We’ve just had this report in from Oliver and Renegade, Katzenworld’s famous felines, who have tried out James Wellbeloved Oral Health with Turkey. Their human wanted to help look after their teeth and oral hygiene, so Oliver and Renegade’s quick acceptance and enjoyment of the James Read More

7 top tips on ordering prescribed pet medication online from Animed Direct

Did you know you can order prescribed pet medication online from Animed Direct? You may only know us as a provider of food, worming and/or flea treatments – but we’re primarily an online veterinary pharmacy. This means that if your pet is prescribed some medication, you are entitled to ask your vet for a written prescription and Read More

What are worms and why should I worm my pet?

  It’s not nice to think that your pet maybe suffering from worms and in close proximity to you and your family too. Luckily worms are straight forward to tackle and they can be quickly sorted out. It’s a pet owners’ responsibility to keep pets healthy and it’s crucial that worming is done regularly as animals can become re Read More

What are the signs of diabetes in pets?

Diabetes mellitus is a disease that results from either a lack of insulin in the body or a resistance to insulin. This means that insulin cannot do its job of regulating the levels of glucose in the body. As with humans, this can cause a range of problems and it’s important for owners to be Read More

How to spot signs of kidney disease in cats

Luckily for us, most cats enjoy a long and happy life with a possible life expectancy of around 15 to 17 years. Unfortunately, as with humans, living into later life brings health issues and with cats, a common condition is kidney disease. The kidneys play a vital role in; filtering impurities and waste proteins out Read More

Why does my cat have hairballs? Our guide to reducing them.

If you’ve ever witnessed your cat trying to get a hairball out, it’s alarming, upsetting and quite frankly, off-putting but – it’s nature’s way of getting rid of nasty indigestible loose hair. Because of your cat’s rough tongue, they remove fur as part of their daily cleaning routines and it makes its way down their throat and Read More

7 top tips on how to clean your cat’s teeth

Does the thought of placing your hands near your cat’s mouth in an attempt to brush their teeth, conjure up images of.. a) skin-torn or bitten flesh (yours!) b) a traumatised cat c) a frosty air of unease and distrust between the two of you in future d) all of the above? As a cat Read More

Top dental care tips for cats and dogs

                                                                       We all know the pain and discomfort felt when we have a sore tooth, imagine not being able to do anything about it or have it linger over the course of a few weeks or even months! Whether it’s teeth or gums that have an infection, it’s not just the mouth that is affected.  Read More

Dogs need a holiday too

As we start looking ahead to our 2018 holidays, it’s not just us humans who are in need of a break. It turns out, we could have more in common with our four-legged friends than we first thought, and just like us, they need a holiday too. Parkdean Resorts has teamed up with Graeme Hall, Read More