Cleaning Your Pet’s Eyes

  How often you will need to clean your pet’s eyes will largely depend on their breed. Some breeds are more likely to be affected by eye discharge, whereas this will only happen to other breeds if they become ill or contract an eye infection. Should I clean my dog’s eyes? As mentioned, many dog Read More

Dog friendly walks in the UK

January is officially Walk Your Dog Month, and to celebrate we’re sharing some of our favourite dog friendly walks in the UK.  These locations are sure to dust off post-Christmas blues and inspire you to get out and about with your dog. Haysden Country Park (Kent) Located to the west of Tonbridge, this scenic spot Read More

How do you know if your pet is overweight?

Pet obesity is still a growing concern for vets and pet parents across the UK. It’s estimated that 65% of dogs and 39% of cats in the UK are either overweight or obese*. This indicates there is still some work to be done in raising awareness of a healthy body shape. So how do you Read More

Supporting pets with Diabetes

Being told by your vet that your pet has diabetes can be very upsetting and worrying. Diabetes is a serious health condition and it’s only natural for owners to question whether they’ll able to correctly care for their pets at home following a diagnosis. The good news is, most pets with Diabetes can go on to Read More

Pet supplements for dogs and cats

If you’re anything like me (a cat owner of over 30 years) you may not have ever considered pet supplements for dogs and cats, it’s not something I was ever aware of. My cats became older and slower as they aged and I had avoided giving them pills of any kind if I could help 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

How to build a den for your pet for fireworks season

Fireworks season is just around the corner which can often mean one thing for our fury-friends; Fear. Bright lights, loud noises and large groups of people can all be triggers of anxiety and stress for our pets. We touched upon how you can plan, prepare and protect in our ‘How to keep your cat and Read More

Reducing Anxiety for your Pets at Christmas

Christmas can be a busy time, as we are all trying to fit in seeing as many friends and family as possible. Whilst this can be a fun and happy time for us, our pets can find it quite stressful especially if they are not familiar with our visitors. It’s important to take steps to Read More

The Animed Direct Top 10 Christmas Gifts

For most of us, our pets are a big part of the family and this often means they’ll be treated to a few presents. Here are our top 10 gifts for 2019: Inspiration for Dogs Woof & Brew Bottom Sniffer Dog Beer Cheers! Include your dog in the festive celebrations and pour them a bowl Read More

How to keep your cat & dog calm during fireworks

  Fireworks, whether on Bonfire Night, at a party, or on New Year’s Eve are fun for some, but they’re not always as much fun for our pets. Recent 2018 stat’s from the PDSA PAW Report show that 40% of UK dog owners and 34% of cat owners report that their pets are scared of Read More