How to introduce new food to your pet

If your dog or cat loves to eat then introducing new food should be easy, but, even if your pet will eat anything, it’s important you switch the food over gradually. There’s a one-week transition approach you should implement which is designed to prevent stomach upsets and deal with selective eaters too. Days 1 and 2 – give Read More

Your guide to life stage nutrition for cats & dogs

  How often do we really re-evaluate what food and nutrition we’re giving our cats and dogs? Depending on your pet’s species, breed and size, your faithful companion could be with you for up to 18 years, even longer with cats. During this time their bodies will change, their energy levels will alter and just Read More

Reducing Anxiety for your Pets at Christmas

Christmas can be a busy time,  and although we can’t see as many friends and family members this year, there is still a lot to organise and your normal routine can be disrupted. To make sure your pet stays calm throughout the festive season, we’ve put together some handy tips: Keeping their routine Christmas can Read More

Animed Direct donates food to local animal charities

We understand this year has been tough and due to the restrictions and lockdowns local charities have struggled to stay open and operate. As animal lovers, we wanted to support more local animal charities by donating food. Working alongside Blue Cross Suffolk Rehoming Centre and a local volunteer, Georgina, we were able to donate food 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 Christmas gifts. Here are our top 10 gifts for 2020: Inspiration for Dogs Good Boy Snowman Gift Box for Dogs The ultimate selection of Christmas goodies, based on the much-loved Christmas sequel, Read More

MiPet Cover – offering you a helping paw with veterinary fees.

  Let’s get #morepetsinsured MiPet Cover pet insurance is on a mission. They want to see more of the UK’s pets insured. According to the Association of British Insurers (ABI) 2020 pet insurance research, they reported that only 25% of dogs and 13% of cats currently have a pet insurance policy in place in case 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 us, but not always as much fun for our pets and can cause them to feel anxiety and fear. Recent 2019 stat’s from the PDSA PAW Report show that 23% of UK dog owners want to reduce stress Read More

How to build a den for your pet

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

Top calming products for pets

  There’s a range of calming products which are designed to help your pet cope better with stress, whether it’s holidays, kennel/cattery stays, trips to the vets, new additions to the household or of course, Fireworks and party season. “I’m not drugging my pet!” is sometimes a thought people might have had when they hear Read More

How do you look after your dog’s teeth?

Just like us, dogs can get rotten teeth and gum problems if they are not regularly cleaned. But unfortunately pet dental hygiene is often overlooked. So how do you look after your dog’s teeth? We asked one of our leading partners, Virbac and their vet Dr Gemma Rutherford BVetMed MRCVS your frequently asked dental care questions. 1. Read More