Allergies in Dogs: Symptoms and Treatment

Just like us, dogs can experience allergic reactions. Allergies are caused by the immune system mistakenly responding to a substance as if it were a threat. Usually, the immune system does a good job of protecting the body from threats like viruses and bacteria, but allergies occur when a dog’s immune system reacts unnecessarily. Lots Read More

Hay Fever in Dogs: Symptoms and Treatment

For many of us, the pollen season can bring lots of unwanted symptoms like a runny nose, nasal congestion, itchy eyes and sneezing. In fact, the NHS estimates that 1 in 5 people will suffer from hay fever at some point in their lives. But, what about dogs? Can pollen affect dogs in this way Read More

Cat Skin Conditions: How Can I Soothe My Cat’s Itchy Skin?

Skin is the largest organ of a cat’s body, making up as much as a quarter of their weight. It has many important jobs, including regulating temperature and providing a protective barrier against the environment. Cat skin conditions can weaken this protective barrier, causing severe irritation and making your cat feel unwell in many cases. Read More

Dog Skin Conditions: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

Just like humans, dogs can experience skin conditions which can cause significant discomfort if left untreated. It’s important to spot the signs and symptoms of dog skin conditions early on so that they don’t progress – dealing with the problem quickly will minimise the negative impacts on your pet. Always consult your vet in the Read More

Dog Chewing Paws? Here’s Why and How to Stop it

Many dog owners have at some stage witnessed their dog licking or chewing their paws. This is usually a normal behaviour, as dogs lick or bite their paws to clean them or relieve an itch. However, excessive paw licking or chewing could be a sign of an underlying medical problem. In this blog, we’ll take Read More