Dog health advice
Dogs can be trusted companions, fun friends, hilarious sidekicks 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!
Spring Cleaning Dangers For Pets
Spring is now upon us and families across the UK are ready to give their house a good clear out and enjoy more time in the garden, many with their pets.
Skin Allergies In Pets
Learn about the signs and treatments available for pet's skin allergies, where the skin can't defend itself against allergens, by following our top tips.
Cleaning Dogs Teeth
Just like humans, dogs, including puppies, can suffer from dental health issues. Find out how to clean dogs teeth and look after their oral hygiene.
Blue-Green Algae Poisoning In Pets
These bacteria can’t be seen with the naked eye but when they clump together on the surface of the water they can look like green, blue-green or brown algae. They’re appearance is sometimes describes as a blue-green scum or foam and often accumulates at the edges non-flowing fresh water such as ponds, lakes and reservoirs. They are most abundant during periods of hot, sunny weather and low rainfall in mid-to late summer months.
Summer Tips For Dogs
While, being heat lovers, cats are often found basking in the warmest spot in the house, it is important to remember that they can suffer from heat stroke if they find that they can’t cool down. While more commonly seen in dogs, heat stroke can affect cats, especially if they are trapped in a hot area such as a conservatory, car, flat or greenhouse.
Heatstroke In Dogs
Learn how dogs can easily suffer from over-heating or heatstroke in hot weather, and what actions to take if your dog needs to cool down.
Renowned for being super friendly, full of energy, and having tails just at coffee-table clearing height, Labrador Retrievers are a hugely popular breed in the UK. In fact we love them so much we registered 33,856 of them with the Kennel Club in 2016. Amazingly, Labradors have been the most registered breed for the last 27 years, overtaking the Yorkshire terrier in 1990!
Teaching Your Puppy To Lie Down
Having a well-trained dog is wonderful – not just because training is a brilliant and fun way to bond, but also because having understanding between you and your dog helps keep you both safe. Basic training is important for all pups, and ‘lie down’ is a common one to get you started.
Top Tips On Keeping Pets Safe This Halloween
Halloween is a time for fun and games for most families but it can pose certain threats and risks to our pets. Find out more.
Diabetes In Dogs
It is estimated that 1 out of every 100 dogs that reaches 12 years of age will develop diabetes. Diabetes mellitus, the most common form of diabetes, is caused by a problem with the production of a hormone called insulin.