Cleaning Your Pet’s Eyes

How often you will need to spend time cleaning 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 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

Wet Vs Dry Dog Food: Which is Better?

Is it better to feed your dog wet or dry food? Both are excellent choices but you may find one is more suited to your dog’s lifestyle and age.  We look at both options to help you decide the best diet for your dog. Wet Food Wet food provides vital moisture to a dogs diet, 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

How you can support your dog’s mental well-being

We often turn to our dogs for support when we’re feeling anxious or worried. In a recent study 89% of owners said that owning their pet dog makes them mentally healthier*. But did you know dogs can feel stress and worry just like us? Changes in their routine or new additions to the household can Read More

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

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

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

Symptoms of Osteoarthritis in Dogs

As many as 1 in 5 dogs are thought to develop osteoarthritis during their lifetime. This painful condition is unfortunately degenerative and is therefore likely to get worse over time. It is more common amongst older dogs but can also affect younger animals too. The symptoms of osteoarthritis are not always as obvious as you Read More

How Often Should I Worm My Cat or Dog and Why?

Are you worming your pet regularly enough? “How often should I worm my cat or dog” are among questions of concern our vets are often asked. Many pet owners do not realise that their pet needs to be wormed on a very regular basis to ensure that they are protected. Here, we look at why you Read More