5 key facts about active ingredients in flea treatments

There are so many flea treatments, but are they all the same? Why are some available over the counter or online, yet others require a prescription or pet registration? We answer some of the most frequently asked questions about active ingredients in flea treatments and explain the main differences.   What is Fipronil and what Read More

How to get rid of fleas

  How to get rid of fleas is a common search term for pet owners dealing with a flea infestation. Luckily there’s a solution for keeping the pesky critters at bay.  It’s all down to understanding where fleas live, how fleas breed and how to effectively treat your pet (and your home) against fleas. The Read More

Pet Anxiety Month – Discover how to help your pet’s stress.

March is the official Pet Anxiety Month The nationwide campaign from behaviour products Adaptil and Feliway, is in its third consecutive year. It aims to raise awareness of pet anxiety among pet owners and highlights what can be done to help anxious pets. Pets can suffer from anxiety, just like we do.  In the UK, Read More

The impact of COVID-19 on our pets

Since the outbreak of COVID-19 we’ve spent more time at home than ever and many of us have turned to our pets for comfort, entertainment and companionship. Lockdown has brought us closer to our pets, but they have no idea why we’re spending so much time with them. The change in their routines and the Read More

How to spot signs of kidney disease in cats

Luckily for us, most cats enjoy a long and happy life, with some cats reaching the age of 20 years old (That’s 96 in human years!) How long a cat can live for often depends on their diet, healthcare and environment. Unfortunately, as with humans, living into later life brings health issues and with cats, 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! Cats and dogs are as susceptible to dental infections as we are and with adult dogs having Read More

Support your pet’s liver

The liver is the biggest internal organ in the body and it performs many important functions essential to life, including: Aiding digestion Extracting nutrients Breaking down drugs and toxins Immune function Vitamin storage The liver has a tremendous ability to regenerate, which is why, when the balance of optimal liver health is tipped in the Read More

Your guide to senior diets for dogs & cats

No-one likes to think of their pet as getting old or “senior” but actually, pets can be happy & healthy in their senior years for quite a long while when supported with the correct diet. The ageing process can have an effect on a lot of different areas of health and well being. Older animals Read More

A seasonal worming schedule for your horse

To help keep your horse free from illness, you need a proper plan of action for controlling worms. Parasite life cycles are linked to the seasons, so your worming schedule should take into account the time of year. In addition you need to consider the problem of resistance. The growing threat of worms becoming resistant Read More

How to introduce new food to your pet

If your dog or cat loves to eat then introducing new food should be easy, but, even if your pet will eat anything, it’s important you switch the food over gradually. There’s a one-week transition approach you should implement which is designed to prevent stomach upsets and deal with selective eaters too. Days 1 and 2 – give Read More