Cats And Fireworks
Click through to check our advice page on how to spot if your cat is worried around fireworks and how to help them through this tough time of year.
Heartworms And Your Dog
Heartworms are thankfully not found in the UK, but are a serious risk for dogs that travel abroad. Transmitted by mosquitos, these parasites can cause serious illness and even death, so precautions should be taken for any dogs who leave the UK.
Whipworms And Your Dog
Whipworms are blood sucking intestinal worms. Small and difficult to spot, in large enough numbers they can suck enough blood to cause serious anaemia, especially in puppies. Whipworm infection is rare in the UK.
Winter Health Advice
Click through to check out our 'Winter Watch Outs' handy tips to help you make sure your pet is happy and healthy during the chilly winter months.
Tapeworms And Your Cat
Tapeworms match their name, and look like long ribbons or pieces of tape. Tapeworms match their name, and look like long ribbons or pieces of tape.
Glaucoma In Dogs
Glaucoma occurs when the pressure inside the eye increases past normal. This happens because the normal drainage of fluid from within the eye is reduced. This fluid is there to keep the eye inflated, and normally is produced and drained at a constant rate. The drainage can be blocked by a defect in the structure of the eye, or by another eye problem which then impacts on the drainage.
Travelling In The Car With Your Dog
Travelling with your dog, whether it’s to the local park or off on holiday, is a regular part of many people’s lives. We hear a lot about car safely for people, and cars can be just as dangerous for dogs if we don’t follow some sensible, easy tips.
Giardia And Your Dog
Giardia are a type of protozoa – a microscopic, single-celled parasite – which lives in the small intestines. Affected dogs can get nasty diarrhoea, as well as spreading the parasite to others – including us!
Xylitol Poisoning In Dogs
Xylitol is a sweetener used in many products. Completely harmless to humans, xylitol is unfortunately toxic in dogs. Learn more here.
Looking After Your Dog'S Eyes
Learn how to check your dog's eyes and look out for symptoms such as redness, cloudiness, irritation, scratches, weeping or tear-stained fur.
Teaching your dog or puppy that being alone for short periods is normal and that you will return is really important. Read our top tips here.
Cognitive Dysfunction In Dogs
Sadly we all know that when people age they can develop dementia, but did you know it happens to our dogs too? In fact, over a quarter of 11-12 year old dogs might be showing signs of doggy dementia, which is known as ‘cognitive dysfunction’.
Lice And Your Dog
Lice live on the skin of your dog, and feed by chewing, or sucking blood. Lice can be very uncomfortable for your dog, and can make them itchy, sore and even anaemic.