Posts By: Seb Griffin

How to treat fleas

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Many animals will carry fleas without showing significant discomfort. However control is recommended as fleas may carry tapeworm larvae, fleas can transmit blood borne diseases, fleas can contribute to anaemia, some pets can develop allergies to fleas, and fleas can bite people as well. Fleas are small, flat insects that live on the pet and… Read more »

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Pets travelling abroad (as of 1st March 2019)

With Brexit on the horizon some changes may be coming to how we take our pet cats and dogs abroad. Under the pet travel scheme for travel to and from the European Union pets needed a working microchip, a current rabies vaccination, a pet passport and a tapeworming treatment administered 24 – 120 hours prior… Read more »

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Is it safe to give your dog bones?

Feeding raw food and bone diets are becoming increasingly popular as pet owners try recreate a natural diet. However it is important to use these products in way that is safe for your pet. Both raw and cooked bones can pose a hazard, they can cause obstructions in the gut, cause fractured teeth and sharp… Read more »

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10 common conditions in old cats

Crossbreed cats in the UK have an average life expectancy of 14 years, this is significantly longer than some breeds of dog. The first thing to remember is that age is not a disease. If your beloved pet is slowing down, or losing weight or acting strangely, it might not be just because they are… Read more »

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