How to buy a puppy safely and responsibly

You’ve no doubt read news stories about puppy buyers who have been scammed. This is an all too common problem, which can leave puppy buyers heartbroken and out of pocket. Here’s what you need to know about buying a puppy and how to avoid being scammed. Where to buy a puppy  There are a couple Read More

Skin care for pets with greasy and flaky skin

What is the skin? The skin is the largest organ of the body. It regulates your pet’s temperature and provides a barrier against the environment. It is made up of different layers, structures and microorganisms and it is important to keep all of these balanced to minimise the risk of skin disease developing. Topical treatments, Read More

Top 10 tips on keeping pets cool this summer

When the British summer finally arrives, 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 10 degrees overnight! There’s no time for our pets to acclimatise gradually to temperature changes any more. We’ve put together our 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

Breed Spotlight: Meet the Yorkshire Terrier

Our Breed Spotlight continues with the Yorkshire Terrier. Originally bred for catching rats in mines and hunting badgers, the breed today is still just as inquisitive and on the lookout for adventures. Despite their toy status, their lively and affectionate character makes up for it. You certainly wont have a quiet house with a Terrier Read More

Why puppies and kittens need specific diets

Just like us, the early years of a pet’s life are some of their most important. Their bones and muscles are growing and their body is getting ready for big wide world. When you’re at your vets, getting their initial checks, inoculations and micro-chipping, they’ll probably recommend feeding your new family addition dedicated puppy or Read More

Skin care for irritated and sensitive skin

By understanding the role of skin and how it can be irritated, owners are more likely to be able to spot the signs when pets are having problems with theirs. Skin – the basics Skin regulates your pet’s temperature and provides a barrier against the environment, it’s also the largest organ of the body. It Read More

How to prepare your dog for when the Coronavirus lockdown ends

For over two months we’ve spent a lot of time at home, and as lockdown starts to ease and we slowly return to a ‘new normal’ our dogs will have to get used to us being away for longer periods of time again. For some dogs, the transition will be easy, but others, especially those Read More

How can I stop my cat from hunting?

  It is not unusual for cats to bring dead birds, rodents and other small animals into the house and, as unpleasant as it may be, your cat is only displaying its natural instinct to hunt, and is bringing their prey back to their safest place. It is not often that your cat actually wants Read More

Our guide to skin care during skin infection

This blog tells you more about your pet’s skin and how you can help care for it during times of skin infection. What is the skin? Skin is the largest organ of the body. It regulates your pet’s temperature and provides a barrier against the environment. It is made up of different layers, structures and Read More