Common ear and eye problems in cats and dogs

Pets can experience problems with their ears or eyes throughout their lifetime. Some are common ailments that may happen frequently, others less so and could be indicative of underlying conditions. What can cause common ear and eye problems? Ear infections – An ear infection is an irritating and painful overgrowth of bacteria or yeasts inside the ear. Read More

Common skin conditions in cats and dogs

Skin is the largest organ in the body and it’s important for your pet’s health. It regulates your pet’s temperature and provides a barrier against the environment. Common skin problems, such as infections, start to occur when there are disruptions to the skin barrier, allowing bacteria or yeasts to multiply and irritate the skin. There are Read More

How to create a cat friendly garden

Now spring is finally here, it’s the perfect time to get out in the garden and start preparing for the summer days.  But, before you start planting new flowers and planning your barbecues, have you thought about your cat?  Most cats will enjoy spending time in the garden with you, but some will happily venture Read More

Top 10 Flea Treatment Tips

Whether you are the proud owner of a cat or a dog, it is important that you do your best to keep your pet flea-free. Not only can fleas be irritating for your pet, the itchiness and irritation that they cause can also lead to other problems and infections. Treating your pet for fleas doesn’t Read More

Intestinal worms – why you should worm your pet

  It isn’t nice to think about worms or that your pet might have them, but knowing how to prevent and treat the pesky parasites will keep your pet healthy and reduce the risk of serious illness.  What are intestinal worms? There are many different types of intestinal worms  that can infect your pet, including Hookworms, Roundworms, Read More

5 FAQ’s about active ingredients in flea treatments

Flea Treatment Ingredients There are so many flea treatments, but are they all the same? Why are some available over the counter or online, yet others require a prescription or pet registration? We answer some of the most frequently asked questions about active ingredients in flea treatments and explain how they protect your pet. What Read More

How to get rid of fleas

How to get rid of fleas is a common search term for pet owners dealing with a flea infestation. Luckily there’s a solution for keeping the pesky critters at bay.  It’s all down to understanding where fleas live, how fleas breed and how to effectively treat your pet (and your home) against fleas. The flea Read More

Pet Anxiety Month – Discover how to help your pet’s stress.

March is the official Pet Anxiety Month The nationwide campaign from behaviour products Adaptil and Feliway, is in its fourth consecutive year. It aims to raise awareness of pet anxiety among pet owners and highlights what can be done to help anxious pets. Pets can suffer from anxiety, just like we do.  In the UK, Read More

How to spot signs of kidney disease in cats

How to spot signs of kidney disease in cats Luckily for us, most cats enjoy a long and happy life, with some cats reaching the age of 20 years old (That’s 96 in human years!) How long a cat can live for often depends on their diet, healthcare and environment. Unfortunately, as with humans, living Read More

Top dental care tips for cats and dogs

                              Did you know that adult dogs have 42 teeth and adult cats have 30? That’s a lot of gnashers to keep clean! Making sure your pet has good dental hygiene is important as neglected teeth can cause gum related diseases later in life.   We take a look at the top dental care tips for Read More