Pet Health

  1. Why Dogs Eat Poo

    Why Dogs Eat Poo

    Does your furry friend have a taste for the unmentionable?

    It’s a pretty dirty habit, but there can be many valid reasons why your pet eats poo (aka coprophagy).

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  2. The 3 Signs of Dental Disease

    The 3 Signs of Dental Disease

    Dental disease is one of the most common conditions we see in veterinary practice.

    The problem is, it’s an insidious disease and pet owners often don’t even realise their pet has an issue until it is pointed out.

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  3. Anaesthesia Free Dentistry Hurts

    Anaesthesia Free Dentistry Hurts

    More and more we are hearing of people advertising ‘anaesthesia-free dentistry’ for pets and we would like to fill you in on why this is doing more harm than good to your beloved fur baby.

    If your pet is suffering from dental disease, without an anaesthetic, it is impossible to diagnose and treat dental problems correctly - even in the mildest of cases.

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  4. Winter Pets

    Winter Pets

    Winter is here, read our top tips to help keep your pet safe:

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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. Pet Profile: All About Guinea Pigs

    Pet Profile: All About Guinea Pigs

    Guinea pigs make great pets. They are very friendly and are a little easier to handle than rabbits.

    They make ideal pets for kids at preschool or above and it's important to remember that they require a good diet and careful husbandry to help prevent health problems.

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