Why are cats fussy eaters?

Many cats are surprisingly picky about their diet. With only 470 taste buds compared to a human’s 9,000 a cats’ sense of taste in food is very selective.* So you may find your cat will turn their nose up at food that doesn’t tantalise their taste buds or lacks nutrition. It can be stressful if your Read More

Pet supplements for dogs and cats

Pet supplements can be given long-term to support a range of health conditions or as temporary assistance. They can help in a variety of ways, such as helping to offset the effects of some drugs, cut down on upset tummies or allergic responses, manage some seasonal itching or support the effects of ageing. NOTE: We recommend Read More

The UK’s Most Popular Dog Walking Spots

Very much in the news at the moment, dog ownership is on the up, especially since the lockdowns of 2020. One of the joys of canine companionship has to be a good walk – boosting wellbeing, stimulation, fitness and bond for both you, the owner, and your four-legged friend. Pedigree, rescue or mixed breed they 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

Best dog friendly beaches in the UK

If you’re staying in the UK for your holiday this summer, you may well want to bring your dog along for the ride. Most dogs love having fun on the beach but you’ll need to do some planning before you go to make sure that your pooch will be welcome there. Not all UK beaches Read More

Top Tips for New Kitten Owners

If you’re planning to bring home a new kitten, the first few days and weeks after their arrival can make a lot of difference to how well they settle into the home and family. Our top tips should help your little one feel part of the family in no time! Bringing home your new kitten Read More

Top 10 tips for keeping your pets cool this summer

Spending time outside in the sun with friends and family is why we love the British summer, but whilst we enjoy the bbqs and beach trips, our furry companions may find it hard to cope with the extreme heat and potentially go on to suffer from heatstroke. We’ve put together our Top 10 tips to Read More

Why it’s important to book regular 6 monthly veterinary examinations for your Cushing’s horse

Once your horse is stable on treatment and their Equine Cushing’s disease is under control, it is recommended that they are re-examined by their veterinary surgeon every 6 months. This is to ensure that any signs that the disease is not under control are identified promptly, and the treatment and management strategies adjusted accordingly. Equine Read More

Top tips for new puppy owners

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. The first few months are the most crucial when it comes to caring for and training a puppy, so these top tips could really Read More

Why does your horse need a blood test 4-6 weeks after starting medication to treat Equine Cushing’s disease?

Horses with untreated or uncontrolled Equine Cushing’s disease are at a high risk of developing signs associated with this disease such as laminitis, repeated infections, muscle wastage, lethargy, poor coat quality, and increased drinking and urination…. so it’s important to ensure that the treatment you are administering is working and controlling this disease. When a Read More