Symptoms of Intestinal Worms in Dogs & Cats: The Facts

Intestinal worms can cause illness in affected cats and dogs, and in severe cases, this can lead to serious complications. Thankfully, it is simple to protect your pet against this via a regular worming routine. Here’s what you need to know about worms, and how to safeguard your pet against them. Types of Worms There Read More

Should You Let Your Pet Sleep in Your Bed?

For most of us, our pets are part of the family and this may mean that they are allowed to sleep on or in your bed. Some experts suggest that this is not a good idea as it can compromise your health. Here, we look at some of the disadvantages of letting your pet sleep Read More

Spotting the Signs of Arthritis in Cats and Dogs

It can happen to people, and it can happen to pets. Arthritis is a condition that is common in middle aged and older pets, and it can also affect younger pets in some circumstances. It affects the joints and can cause significant discomfort but in some cases, will not be particularly obvious that arthritis is Read More

Managing stress in dogs and cats over Christmas & the New Year

We tend to associate fireworks with 5th November but in reality the whizzes, bangs and whooshes often continue well into December with Christmas festivities and New Year parties. Whilst most of us enjoy the bright lights and noises, for some pets, fireworks are a struggle and a cause for worry. Christmas and New Year also Read More

Should You Feed Your Pet More In Winter?

Do you continue to feed your pet in the same way throughout the year? The amount of food that your pet should eat can actually vary according to seasonal changes. Here’s how to decide whether you should be looking to adjust your pet’s feeding patterns over the winter. Temperature Considerations Many cats will get less Read More

Things to Look Out for on Autumn Dog Walks

We recently looked at the potentially very serious Seasonal Canine Illness, which can be picked up on autumn walks in wooded areas. Unfortunately, this is not the only potential danger to keep an eye out for when you are walking your dog during the next few months. Leaf Piles You might not think that leaves Read More

What to Do In a Pet Emergency

Emergencies usually happen when you least expect them and can be extremely distressing for both you and your pet. If you are unsure as to how best to react, this anxiety can become even more pertinent. Here are our tips on how to cope with a pet emergency. NB: The advice contained in this article Read More

Should I Worry About My Cat’s Hairballs?

Seeing your cat attempting to hack up a hairball can be a distressing experience for most pet owners and if it is the first time that it has happened, you may wonder whether it is “normal” behaviour or a cause for concern. Hairballs will affect most cats at least once in their life and can Read More

Picking the Perfect Boarding Kennels

If you are heading off on holiday and there isn’t any option to take your dog with you or leave them with family or friends, a boarding kennel is the next best option. Choosing the right one can be a challenge, especially if you have not previously had to do this before. Here are our Read More

What To Look For in a Cattery

If you’re going on holiday anytime soon, you might be on the lookout for a good cattery. There are several things to look at when choosing the right cattery for your cat, including the type of cattery, living environment and management. Indoor Versus Outdoor Catteries Some catteries will be exclusively of the indoors or outdoors Read More