Skin Tags on Dogs: Everything You Need to Know

Dogs can get skin tags on their body, similar to the ones that we get. Skin tags are small, relatively common growths of skin, which can appear anywhere on a dog’s body. They are usually harmless, and often there is no medical need to have them removed. In this blog we’ll go into detail about Read More

Hay Fever in Dogs: Symptoms and Treatment

For many of us, the pollen season can bring lots of unwanted symptoms like a runny nose, nasal congestion, itchy eyes and sneezing. In fact, the NHS estimates that 1 in 5 people will suffer from hay fever at some point in their lives. But, what about dogs? Can pollen affect dogs in this way Read More

Heart Disease in Dogs

Heart disease is the umbrella term to describe a wide range of conditions that affect the heart. Some of the most common types of heart disease in dogs include mitral valve disease, dilated cardiomyopathy and atrial fibrillation. Heart disease is often caused by a leaking valve, a vessel that is too narrow, or a change Read More

Cushing’s Disease in Dogs

Cushing’s disease is the more commonly used name for a condition called hyperadrenocorticism. It’s caused by the chronic overproduction of the hormone cortisol, and is fairly common in middle-aged and older dogs. There are a wide range of symptoms associated with Cushing’s disease, but it’s a condition that progresses slowly, making signs sometimes difficult to Read More

Best Dog Shampoo for Itchy Skin

Itchy, dry and flaky skin can affect dogs of all breeds and left unchecked, it can severely impact a pup’s quality of life. Constant scratching and biting can lead to skin breakages, which can then lead to infection and make the problem even worse. Luckily, there are some excellent dog shampoos available designed to calm Read More

Cat Skin Conditions: How Can I Soothe My Cat’s Itchy Skin?

Skin is the largest organ of a cat’s body, making up as much as a quarter of their weight. It has many important jobs, including regulating temperature and providing a protective barrier against the environment. Cat skin conditions can weaken this protective barrier, causing severe irritation and making your cat feel unwell in many cases. Read More

How to Introduce a Dog to a Cat

Whether you’re considering expanding your animal family or already have a new addition, understanding how to cultivate introductions between different species can be the difference between harmony and chaos in your household. This guide will walk you through the steps for successfully introducing cats and dogs, addressing common concerns and questions, and offering advice on Read More

Is Grass Seed Dangerous for Dogs?

Grass may seem fairly harmless but it can sometimes be dangerous for your dog, especially in the summer months. This is when grass produces seeds in order to propagate itself and spread. In this blog, we’ll explain why grass seeds pose a danger to dogs, how to tell if your dog has been injured by Read More

How to Stop a Dog From Chewing

Chewing is a natural and necessary behaviour for dogs, but it can become a concern when they target furniture, shoes, or other items around your home. To stop your dog from chewing your things, it’s important to understand the root causes of the behaviour and leverage modern, ethical techniques to guide your dog towards more Read More

10 Top Tips for Keeping Dogs Cool in the Summer Heat

Spending time outside in the sun with friends and family is why we love the summer, but whilst we enjoy the BBQs and beach trips, our furry companions may find it hard to cope with the extreme heat. With their thick fur and limited ability to sweat, dogs can’t cool themselves down as efficiently as Read More