Small Pet Advice
Hamsters, gerbils and mice make great family pets, and are particularly popular with children. Learning how to look after and love a pet animal can be a great learning experience, and our expert hints and tips will help make sure you do things properly when you take on responsibility for a small furry creature!
Fleas And Your Small Pet
Fleas aren’t fussy, and will take a bite from most warm-blooded animals. This includes small furries, such as hamsters, Guinea-pigs and rats, who usually pick them up from other pets in the home.
Choosing Your New Small Pet
Small pets encompasses a range of species that suit different households, including Guinea-pigs, hamsters, gerbils, degus, rats and chinchillas.
Mites And Your Small Furry
Did you know there are actually many species of mites? Small and spider-like, with four pairs of legs, mites are actually a group on their own!
Helping Your Pet Cope In Groups Of People
We’d encourage pet owners to make sure their pet is in a safe, warm place, away from any potential stress inducing activity.
A Guide To Feeding Your Small Pet
Getting nutrition right for our smallest pets is as important as for our biggest. Nutritional health can be overlooked for some small pets, so check our advice to make sure you’re providing your littlest family member with everything they need.
Have You Pet Proofed Your Festive Season?
Have you pet proofed your festive season to avoid any accidents or more serious incidents? Contact one of our Vets4Pets surgeries to find out more.
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.
Handling Small Pets
While our smallest pets may seem remarkably robust as they rocket around their cages or enclosures, it’s important to remember they still need to be handled with care and confidence.
Spring Tips For Small Furries
As the first signs of spring start to appear, we have put together some handy tips and advice to ensure that you and your small furry can make the most of the new season.