Pet News

  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. Why Does My Dog Bark?

    Why does my dog bark

    A barking dog can be helpful and comforting especially when it comes to alerting you about possible intruders.

    Unfortunately, barking can also be frustrating and disruptive and excessive barking can even be considered a behavioural problem.

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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. Springtime Means Itchy Skin

    Springtime means itchy skin

    As the warmth of spring arrives, our furry friends can become itchy due to skin allergies caused by grasses, pollens and other allergens.

    These allergens can be dust mites, mould, certain types of food, and some insects. Some pets can also have irritated skin as a result of flea infestations.

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  8. The Geriatric Cat & Thyroid Disease

    Thyroid disease

    “My cat seems to have lost weight, but he is still so hungry. Is he just getting old?"

    An older cat who is losing weight but still hungry is a presentation that Vets see regularly. The cause is usually hyperthyroidism, and a routine blood test can usually confirms this diagnosis.

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  9. 6 Signs of Dementia

    6 signs of dementia

    Have you got an older dog who is awake more at night or getting confused at times? Have you just put it down to 'old age'?

    Your dog may be suffering from canine dementia, a disease also known as Canine Cognitive Dysfunction.

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  10. the Winter Weigh-In

    Winter Weigh In

    Shorter winter days and more time at home may mean your pet has been a little less active, and perhaps has even had a few extra snacks on the side.

    Never fear, to prevent a portly pet emerging this spring, we are here to help combat winter weight gain!

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