Our guide to clinical diets for specific health conditions

  Pet food is more or less the same isn’t it? Actually it’s not. Good nutrition can help your pet to lead a longer and healthier life and clinical diets can help manage or support certain health conditions too. Your vet may have recommended a “special” (or clinical) diet for your pet but does it really make Read More

Common ear and eye problems in cats and dogs

All owners will probably experience problems with their cat’s or dog’s ears or eyes at sometime during their lifetime. Some are common ailments that may happen frequently, others less so and could be indicative of underlying conditions. We take a quick look at some of the signs you need to look out for which may require Read More

Top 10 tips on keeping pets cool this summer

Phew, when the British summer finally arrives we often make a quick dash for the shade or to offices and stops with the air con fully on. Just think of our furry friends and how hard it must be for them to cope with the extreme heat, especially now when weather changes by more than Read More

Intestinal worms – why you should worm your pet

  It’s not nice to think that your pet maybe suffering from worms and in close proximity to you and your family too.  We explain what to look out for and why it’s important to make this a regular pet care treatment. What are intestinal worms? There are many different types of intestinal worms  that can infect your Read More

MiPet Cover – offering you a helping paw with veterinary fees.

It’s only after something happens to our pet, that we realise that there’s no NHS for pets and, not surprisingly, the expert knowledge, professional veterinary care and clinical treatment does come with a cost attached to it. The Association of British Insurers (ABI) conducted some research this year and discovered that only 32% of dogs and 16% of cats 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 which may mean your dog has a sensitive stomach: Loose or runny stools Poor appetite Occasional vomiting Constipation Dull coat Digestive issues can 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

Your guide to skin conditions in cats and dogs

Ask any vet, and they’ll tell you that skin conditions are one of the main reasons their patients are visiting, this is particularly the case for dogs. Some skin conditions are worse during different seasons, so once you understand what may be affecting you pet, you can take preventative measures or be well equipped to Read More

Desensitising your pet to car travel

You may be lucky enough to be going on a summer break soon, but does your pet enjoy travelling as much as you do? Pets pick up on changes in routine, starting with the suitcases coming out or bags being packed and the general pre-holiday panic before leaving the house. Without you realising, this is 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! Our cats and dogs are as susceptible to dental infections as we are and with adult dogs Read More