Dog health advice
Dogs can be trusted companions, fun friends and great company. Owning a dog is a big responsibility, but put in the time to train and really get to know your four-legged friend, and you will enjoy one of the most rewarding relationships of your life. We can supply the hints, tips, advice and healthcare if you supply the infinite quantities of love and affection!
Protecting Your Dog From Ticks
Ticks are small biting insects with powerful jaws and a big round body compared to their head. Click here to read more about ticks.
Lungworm And Your Dog
Lungworm is a deadly parasite, which lives in slugs and snails. Keeping your dog protected against lungworm is a key part of keeping them happy and healthy.
Roundworms And Your Dog
Roundworms are very common in the UK – in fact studies have shown that over 20% of dogs and cats may be actively infected at any one time! Learn more here.
Protecting Your Dog From Fleas
Itching to protect your dog from fleas? They're a common complaint in dogs causing irritation, disease & tapeworms. Find out more about dog flea protection.
Tapeworms And Your Dog
Tapeworms look like long ribbons or pieces of tape. Keeping your dog free of tapeworms is simple and a great way to keep them healthy and happy.
Hookworms And Your Dog
Hookworms are small and difficult to spot, in large enough numbers they can suck enough blood to cause serious anaemia, especially in puppies.
Fleas And Your Puppy
Understand the symptoms to look out for with your puppy as it may have fleas. Find essential advice and puppy flea treatment should yours have them.
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
Anecdotally, older dogs are more at risk of having a whipworm burden than younger dogs. Whipworms are blood sucking intestinal worms.
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.