Dogs

  1. What It Means When Your Pet Vomits

    What It Means When Your Pet Vomits

    You hear that familiar sound which means your beloved fur baby is about to bring up whatever is in their stomach and it’s panic stations!

    But if you have managed to get them outside in time you’re now worried about what has caused them to be sick...

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  2. Why you should adopt an older pet

    Why you should adopt an older pet

    If you've been thinking about getting a new pet have you considered adopting an older animal?

    There are plenty of positives when it comes to giving an older pet a home and a great companion is just one of them!

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  3. Dental Care For Senior Pets

    Dental Care For Senior Pets

    It is very common for Vets to see an older pet with dental disease.

    Many people can be reluctant to pursue a dental procedure as they are worried about their senior pet having to undergo an anaesthetic.

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  4. How To Keep A Senior Pet Happy

    How To Keep A Senior Pet Happy

    Senior pets are special. They are loyal and loving and in most cases, will have been through a number of major life events with you.

    The senior years can creep up on our furry friends and most people aren’t even aware that dogs and cats are classified as senior when they reach 8 years of age!

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  5. Top 5 Signs of Poor Nutrition

    Top 5 Signs of Poor Nutrition

    You would be amazed how nutrition can play a big role in your pet’s overall physical and mental health, from joints, skin, coat and even their behaviour!

    Because our pets can’t talk to us about how they are feeling we need to use our perception to recognise the signs of poor nutrition, and here are the top five!

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  6. Could your pet have arthritis?

    Could your pet have arthritis?

    If you’re finding it a bit harder to get out of bed on these colder mornings, spare a thought for your pet.

    Arthritis loves to rear its ugly head around this time of the year and the reason your pet might be sleeping in more than usual could be due to pain.

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  7. When Good Behaviour Goes Bad

    When Good Behaviour Goes Bad

    When it comes to pet behaviour, there's a saying we use in the veterinary world: "There's no such thing as bad behaviour, it's just normal behaviour in an inappropriate setting."

    Put simply, this means what you may perceive as "bad behaviour" such as barking at the doorbell, is a normal response for a dog who is trying to alert you to the fact that someone is at the door (it's just not desirable from a human's point of view).

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  8. An Epic Study Into Heart Disease

    An Epic Study Into Heart Disease

    Recent groundbreaking research into canine heart disease is changing the way we treat one of the most common heart conditions.

    It is estimated that one dog in ten may suffer from some type of heart disease.

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  9. Happy and Healthy Ears

    Happy and Healthy Ears

    Summer is a great time to take your dog swimming but did you know that an innocent dip can lead to an ear infection for your dog?

    Ear infections are painful for your furry friend so here's how to spot them!

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  10. Flat-faced dogs cant stand the heat

    Flat-faced dogs cant stand the heat

    It's time to crank the air-conditioning for flat-faced dogs such as the Pug, French Bulldog and Cavalier King Charles Spaniel.

    These dogs (known as Brachycephalic breeds) are not very well designed for our hot summer months and are very susceptible to heat stress.

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