Pet Care Blog

Snake bites and your pet

As the days get warmer there’s nothing better than being outside with your pet, whether that means playing with your cat or dog in the garden or taking your pooch to the beach or woods to play some games. Unfortunately summer days don’t only bring out ticks but snakes...

Saying goodbye is the hardest part

I think we can all agree the hardest part of having a pet is saying goodbye to them.  We understand how difficult it is and are here to support you through a very sad and sensitive time. Once the decision to say goodbye has been made we are often asked – what happens...

Chirp chirp – Found a wild bird?

Many of us have found ourselves in this situation before. You might be walking the dog, driving to work, or just minding your own business when you come across a wild bird in need of some assistance. For those of you wondering how to best handle these situations,...

What happens during dental surgery?

It may have all started one day when your cat or dog jumped on your lap and stuck their face lovingly in yours and there you have it, a big whiff of smelly breath. You may have been able to ignore it for a while but you started smelling it even if they weren’t on your...

Why desex your pet?

We’ve all learnt about the birds and the bees but our pets shouldn’t find out unless we want them to. Accidental pregnancies are easily avoided with a day procedure surgery. Unless you have made the decision for your pet to have a litter of puppies or kittens book...

Arthritis – what can you do to help

Your pet can suffer from arthritis just the same as a human can and it’s not just a senior problem. Arthritis is caused by the loss of the smooth cartilage that covers the bones at the end of a joint. This cartilage usually helps joints move freely and comfortably but...

What happens in a senior health check

Senior pets are over 7 years for larger dogs and 8 years for smaller dogs & cats. As our pets age they need extra support to make the transition into their elderly years as comfortable as possible. Twice yearly health checks are recommended as part of their care plan....

The importance of pre-anaesthetic blood tests

Unfortunately pets can’t tell us when they feel unwell or if something is wrong. It is up to us as pet parents to keep an eye out for any different or out of character behaviour in our pets. However some illnesses and diseases have no symptoms at all and these can...

Why your Puppy needs Puppy Pre School

Obedience training is one of the best things you can do for your puppy or dog to help them be the best member of the family they can be. Just like children your pet needs to learn the rules so they know how to interact and socialise with not only other dogs but...

How do you love your pet?

For many of us our pets are our babies, part of the family and we love to spoil them. Being the best pet parent mean’s lots of things from veterinary care to taking them for walks and lots in between. We are going to talk about the different ways you can give your pet...

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