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

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

How Often Should You Worm a Dog or Cat?

In order to protect your dog or cat, regular worming treatments are really important, as are flea treatments. As well as causing severe irritation and spreading diseases, fleas can transmit tapeworm. In severe cases, worm infections can even be fatal. But how often do our pets need treatment for fleas and worms in order to Read More

Active Ingredients in Flea Treatments: 6 FAQs

As every responsible pet owner knows, regular flea treatment is essential to keeping these pesky parasites at bay. There are so many flea treatments available, but what are the differences and how do we choose between them? Why are some flea treatments available over the counter, yet others require a prescription? In this blog, we’ll Read More

The Best Flea Treatment for Cats

Whether your cat loves to spend their day outside or curled up on the sofa, all cats are at risk of getting fleas – even over winter. The only way to keep these pesky parasites at bay is to give your cat a high quality flea treatment on a regular basis. Flea treatments are available Read More

Best Flea Treatment for Kittens and Puppies

Welcoming a new puppy or kitten into your home is hugely exciting, but there’s lots to think about! Flea, tick and worm treatment, for example, should be near the top of your to-do list when you bring home a new puppy or kitten. It can feel overwhelming with all the different products available out there, Read More

Can Fleas Live on Humans?

When faced with a flea infestation in your home, you may be wondering whether these pesky parasites will pounce on you too. In theory, fleas actually can survive and even reproduce on a diet of human blood alone as our blood contains enough of the things a flea needs to live and breed. But in Read More

The Flea Life Cycle

Regardless of where you live, all pets are susceptible to picking up fleas. Without regular flea treatment for your dog or cat, a single flea can very quickly turn into an infestation. In order to effectively protect your pet and home, it’s crucial to understand the flea life cycle. Fleas have four life stages where Read More

How to Get Rid of Fleas

For all cat and dog owners, the prospect of dealing with fleas is an unpleasant one. But our pets can pick up these pesky parasites from all sorts of places, whether that be from parks, gardens, boarding kennels, vet visits and other homes. This means that no matter how clean your house is, you could Read More