Fun Indoor Games for Dogs

If you are self-isolating or social distancing because of Covid-19 you may have had to cut back on your dog’s daily walks. But there are plenty of fun indoor games to make sure that exercise is still on the agenda. Hide and Seek Even your dog can join in this game! While your dog is Read More

Why chocolate can be dangerous for dogs

Those of us lucky enough to have them, will be tucking into Easter eggs and other chocolate treats over the Easter weekend, but this is one treat you do not want to offer your dog. Chocolate can be very dangerous for dogs and if consumed in large amounts can be life threatening. The toxicity of chocolate Read More

What Foods Can I Feed My Parrot?

Seeds, pellets and nuts should account for no more than half of your parrot’s daily food intake. By themselves, these foods will not provide adequate nutrition for your bird and deficiencies and ill health become more likely. The remainder of your parrot’s diet should be made up of grains, fruits and vegetables to give them Read More

Top dental care tips for cats and dogs

                              We all know the pain and discomfort felt when we have a sore tooth, imagine not being able to do anything about it or have it linger over the course of a few weeks or even months! Cats and dogs are as susceptible to dental infections as we are and with adult dogs having Read More

Can I Walk My Puppy Before They Are Vaccinated?

As the owner of a new puppy, you may be unsure as to whether you can take your puppy on walks before they have been fully socialised, and when vaccinations should take place. Here is our guide to knowing when to get your puppy vaccinated so that they can be safely taken on walks. Why Read More

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

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

Obesity in cats – our guide to dealing with it.

Obesity is on the rise both in people and in pets! Research suggests up to half of all vet visits are now linked to pets being overweight or obese. If your cat is one of these, it can have a big impact on their health and well-being. While weight gain can be caused by certain Read More

Are Flats Suitable Homes for Cats and Dogs?

Living in a flat without a garden does not have to mean that you can’t have a pet. If you take the correct steps to ensure that both you and your pet are safe and content, there is nothing to stop you from enjoying the benefits of pet ownership. Here are some tips on how Read More

Pyometra in dogs

Pyometra in dogs What is it? Pyometra is the name given to a potentially life-threatening infection of the uterus that can affect female dogs that haven’t been spayed.  It is most commonly seen in older female unspayed (entire) dogs, but can happen even in younger dogs. Pyometra only affects female dogs. What causes it? Each Read More