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

Your guide to lifestage nutrition for cats & dogs

As we pet owners know, caring for a pet is extremely rewarding. Nothing says welcome home quite like the joy only a pet can give. While most of us realise that small puppies and kittens need specific diets to help their young tummies and to sustain rapid growth, after that many of us just go Read More

5 key facts about active ingredients in flea treatments

There are so many flea treatments, are they all the same? Why are some available over-the-counter yet others via prescription or pet registration only? We give you a quick run through of the active ingredients in flea treatments and talk you through the main differences.   Q: What is Fipronil and what does it do? Read More

How to treat your pet against fleas effectively

  It’s all down to understanding where fleas live, how fleas breed and how to effectively treat your pet (and your home) against fleas. Read our vet’s top tips on how we can keep these pesky critters at bay. Treat adult fleas Adult fleas are easily picked up by your pet almost anywhere, as they Read More

How to tell if your pet has fleas

Fleas aren’t the nicest of things that pet owners have to deal with, yet they are something we have to deal with all the same. The earlier you can tell if your cat or dog has fleas the easier they are to get rid of. We’ve spoken to our vets and put together a guide on how to spot Read More