Pet Health

  1. Ear 'Ear! Lend Us Your Ears So We Can Talk About Your Pet's Ear Health!

    ear health for dog's with big ears

    Dog parents, lend us your ears… Your dog’s ears, that is!

    Ear disease is a very common reason for consultation, so we’d love to pass on a few dog ear health maintenance tips.

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  2. The Medical Benefits of Pets

    Health Benefits of Pets

    Did you know that, as well as being generally delightful, spending quality time with your pet is associated with scientifically-proven physical and mental health benefits?

    The simple companionship of a pet can be a great source of mental support and comfort, and can help to reduce feelings of loneliness - especially important in these times!

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  3. Sensitive Stomach = Special Diet?

    Dog and lady in pet store with sensitive stomach foods

    Does your pet have a 'sensitive stomach'? That is, do they intermittently show signs of vomiting and/or diarrhoea?

    There are many potential causes of a sensitive stomach, ranging from food intolerances or allergies to inflammatory bowel disease.

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  4. Introducing Furry Babies To Human Babies

    Introducing dogs to babies

    The prospect of introducing your new human baby to your original furry family member is exciting, but can also be a little daunting.

    Here are some tips for easing the transition for your pet, and keeping bub safe!

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  5. Short-Legged Dog Breeds 101

    Short-legged Breeds

    Short-legged dog breeds, such as dachshunds, corgis and basset hounds make for popular pets due to their distinct appearance.

    There are whole internet photo collections dedicated to hilariously chunky corgi rumps - just Google “corgi butts” if your interest is piqued! These dogs are also enjoyed for their loyal, loving and often sassy personalities.

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  6. It Takes One Bite

    Heartworm

    They’re annoying to say the least, and when they bite it can itch for days, but did you know that a mosquito bite can mean a much more serious problem in our furry friends?

    Here is what you need to know!

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  7. Looking After Poodle Cross Breeds

    Looking after poodle crosses

    Do you own an “-oodle?” Poodle crosses (such as the cavoodles and labradoodles) are very popular pets due to their friendly nature, intelligence and appealing looks.

    These dogs are also frequently favoured for their coat type, which in most cases is low shedding – this means less hair on your clothes and furniture!

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  8. Medicating Your Pet

    Pilling Pets

    We know giving oral medications to your pet can be tricky, especially if your pet isn’t the cooperative type.

    Medicate like a pro with these tips:

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  9. Worming - What Are Your Options!

    Worming Your Pets

    Regularly worming your cat or dog probably does not rate first on your list of fun pet care topics but it’s important to stay on top of!

    It's important for the health of your pet, yourself and your family!

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  10. Skin Care For Pets

    Skin Care for Pets

    The health and shine of your pet’s coat can closely correlate with their general, overall health!

    So if a pet’s coat looks dull, scruffy or unkempt it can often be an indication of underlying health problems.

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