Posts Categorized: cats

Advice on grooming your cat or dog at home

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Grooming is an important part of pet welfare and wellbeing and should be carried out regularly. Spending time grooming your dog or cat can benefit your own mental health and improve your relationship with them. It is a good idea to start getting your pets used to grooming from an early age.  It’s also a… Read more »

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Tooth Brushing Guide for Small Animals

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Brushing is by far the best method of keeping your pet’s teeth clean and is more successful if taken in stages. Ideally, it would help if you brushed your dog’s teeth at least once daily or three times at a minimum to help remove plaque and prevent tartar build-up. STAGE 1: Build confidence Smaller pets… Read more »

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Pet passports no longer valid from 1 January 2021

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You can no longer use a pet passport issued in Great Britain (England, Wales and Scotland) for travel to an EU country or Northern Ireland. You can still use a pet passport issued in an EU country or Northern Ireland. Instead, pets travelling from Great Britain to an EU country or Northern Ireland will need an Animal Health Certificate… Read more »

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Senior Pets Physiotherapy

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There are a variety of complementary treatments available to help our senior pets, one of these being physiotherapy. Below we take a closer look at physiotherapy as a therapy and the benefits it can have for your pet. What is physiotherapy? Physiotherapy is a hugely beneficial discipline in helping manage senior patients, especially those who… Read more »

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Focus on Osteoarthritis in Dogs

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With the onset of colder weather, certain conditions that affect our pets can start to worsen. One of these conditions is Osteoarthritis (or OA for short) and below we take a closer look at the disorder and what can be done if your dog is diagnosed with it. What is OA? Osteoarthritis is a disorder… Read more »

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Road Safety Week

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From 16-22 November, it is Road Safety Week in the UK. This week aims to inspire the country to take action on road safety, promoting lifesaving and awareness around speeding. When walking your dog, you should be extra careful, especially around this winter season. For more information on how to make sure your dog can… Read more »

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How long is a piece of string?

If you think staff pets are immune to getting sick, think again! We had one of our receptionists, Jordanna’s cat Lux, who visited us recently after playing with string and swallowing it. This is not the most uncommon problem when it comes to our feline friends. As part of exploring their environments, they may inevitably… Read more »

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Halloween Awareness

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Halloween can be a fun-filled time of the year for all the family; however, the many unfamiliar sights and sounds can make it a stressful occasion for our pets. Therefore, we have focussed on a few points to be aware of as we approach the day itself: Hide the treats One thing about Halloween that… Read more »

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