Teaching Your Puppy to Sleep Through the Night

While plenty of playtime is essential for a puppy’s development, so is sleep. Puppies need a huge amount of sleep, but their bedtime schedules aren’t usually consolidated until they are a few months old. This means that puppies are unlikely to sleep through the night when you first bring them home. They’ll need a little Read More

How to Introduce a Puppy to Children

 Bringing a new puppy home is an exhilarating time for the entire family, especially for children. However, it’s vital to ensure that you handle the process of introducing your puppy to your children with care, and that you consider the well-being of both. Here’s a step-by-step guide to introducing a puppy to children using modern, Read More

Cat Pregnancy and Giving Birth: What to Expect

The information in this article was reviewed and approved by registered veterinary nurse, Beth Walker Is your cat giving birth for the first time? If so, you may be feeling a little anxious about what to expect, and how you can make sure everything goes well. Fortunately, most cats will give birth smoothly without any Read More

New Puppy Checklist

The information in this article was reviewed and approved by registered veterinary nurse, Beth Walker Getting a new puppy is very exciting, but it does not come without its challenges. No matter how prepared you may think you are, you are bound to face some difficulties, and there’s lots to remember! Take a look at Read More

New Kitten Checklist and Advice

The information in this article was reviewed and approved by registered veterinary nurse, Beth Walker If you’re getting a new kitten soon, you’re probably in the process of gathering together all the essentials you’ll need to look after your new family member. There are lots of things to plan and prepare before they arrive at Read More

Hepatitis in Dogs

The information in this article was reviewed and approved by registered veterinary nurse, Beth Walker You may have heard of hepatitis in humans, but did you know that our dogs can suffer from it too? Hepatitis is the term we use to describe inflammation of the liver. Literally, ‘hepat’ refers to the liver, which is Read More

How to Prevent Hairballs in Cats Naturally

The information in this article was reviewed and approved by registered veterinary nurse, Beth Walker Hairballs are a natural occurrence, but they’re not always pleasant! Understandably, many owners are keen to reduce or prevent hairballs in their cat, particularly if their cat tends to get a lot of them. Long-haired breeds often cough up hairballs Read More

Causes of Foul-smelling Faeces in Kittens

The information in this article was reviewed and approved by registered veterinary nurse, Beth Walker While your cat’s mess is never going to smell pleasant exactly, a healthy stool should only have a mild odour. It’s not normal for kitten poo to smell really bad! Foul-smelling faeces in kittens can be caused by a range Read More

Puppy Vaccinations: When Can Puppies Go for Walks?

The information in this article was reviewed and approved by registered veterinary nurse, Beth Walker As the owner of a new puppy, you’re probably very excited to take your new furry friend for their first walk! However, you might be unsure about when it is safe to do so. Puppy vaccinations are essential to making Read More

Cat Microchipping Law: Do Cats Have to Be Microchipped?

The information in this article was reviewed and approved by registered veterinary nurse, Beth Walker A microchip is a tiny implant that sits underneath your cat’s skin and acts as a permanent form of identification. Back in April 2016, it became a legal requirement to microchip all dogs over 8 weeks of age, and register Read More