Dogs

  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. Don't Fear The Fireworks

    Don't Fear The Fireworks

    As the festive season is in full swing and New Year's Eve approaches, you can bet there will be fireworks going off somewhere.

    You might enjoy the show but your dog may find fireworks excruciatingly loud and absolutely terrifying.

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  7. The Best Halloween Pet Safety Tips

    The Best Halloween Pet Safety Tips

    From scary ghosts to jack-o-lanterns, this Halloween can prove a bit of a challenge for our four legged friends.

    Don’t let your little ones become a victim by keeping to our top Halloween tips!

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  8. Do Lighter Coloured Dogs have More Skin Issues?

    Do Lighter Coloured Dogs have More Skin Issues?

    Does your furry friend have a lighter coat or lighter patches of fur?

    Dogs with lighter coats are just as beautiful as those with darker coats, but they are prone to a few more skin conditions than normal.

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  9. Spring and Itchy Skin

    Spring and Itchy Skin

    Itchy skin can cause absolute chaos and really affect your dog's quality of life.

    One of the most common and frustrating 'itchy skin' conditions we see in dogs is atopic dermatitis. It is particularly troublesome in spring and summer.

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  10. Our Top Skin Care Tips For Your Pet

    Our Top Skin Care Tips For Your Pet

    Here are our top tips for taking care of your pet's skin and preventing those itches.

    When it comes to managing the itchy pet, there is no magic pill! It's all about prevention of parasites and taking action before things get out of control.

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