Looking After Your Rabbit

Rabbits are a very popular family pet. Though they may seem like an easy, low maintenance pet (which they are, in some respects), rabbits do still require a lot of care and attention, which means that you must be sure that you have the time and resources to be able to care for them properly. Read More

What to consider before buying your first rabbit

  They’re soooo cute and it’s easy to see why rabbits appeal to so many people (and children) as potential pets. Rabbits can make great additions to your household but as with any pet, they are a big commitment and if you are thinking of getting one, here’s some of the things you need to consider Read More

Does my cat have fleas?

“Does my cat have fleas?” is one of the most common questions cat owners ask themselves, the moment they see their cat having a scratch. If your cat is host to a severe flea infestation, you may actually see fleas on your pet but in most cases, it won’t be that obvious. Here are some of Read More

Can white cats get skin cancer on their ears?

We all recognise the relaxing feeling of the warmth from the sun, and us cat owners can almost tell the time by our cats moving around the garden or near the window as they try to remain in the sun’s rays across the lawn or carpet! But like humans, increased time in the sun can Read More

Does my pet have fleas? How do I check? What do I do next?

You probably already know that fleas are the most common visible parasite affecting cats and dogs but why do they keep coming back? Traditionally a problem in the spring/summer months, milder winters and central heating have now made fleas a year-round problem. We tell you all you need to know about these pesky pests, their life Read More

What type of rabbit should you choose and which breed?

Are you looking for a pet rabbit but not sure where best to start? Not all rabbits are the same so it can be quite challenging to choose the “right” one. Certain types of rabbit won’t suit a household with young children due to their character, while others are likely to suffer from health complaints, Read More

The Great British Dog Walk 2018

  Looking for somewhere different to take the dog this weekend or over the next few weeks? Why not combine a great day out with supporting Hearing Dogs for Deaf People at the same time by attending The Great British Dog Walk 2018. Sponsored by Virbac, the 8th largest animal health company worldwide providing a range of Read More

Are lilies poisonous to cats?

Sadly, as beautiful and often fragrant as they are, lilies are a big no no when it comes to cats. One eaten leaf or pollen ingested from simply brushing past a flower can be serious with potentially lethal implications for your cat. Any part, petals, stamens, leaves, or water in the vase, can be dangerous. Read More

Cold water versus tropical fish: 5 things to think about

Are you planning to introduce an aquarium to your home? There are literally thousands of fish species to choose from but one of the most important decisions that you’ll need to think about is whether you’ll choose cold water or tropical fish. It’s important to understand the likes and dislikes of both so that you Read More

Dogs with Hay fever – how to spot & treat the symptoms

If you suffer from Hay Fever, you are highly tuned to the seasons, whether you’re a tree-pollen sufferer, rape seed pollen sufferer or so on. You recognise the onslaught of the pollen season by suffering from a runny nose, nasal congestion, swollen eyes, sneezing – the list goes on. But what about your dog? You Read More