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How to tell if your pet is overweight

Wednesday, December 28, 2016
According to recent veterinary research, 1 in 3 dogs, 1 in 4 cats and 1 in 4 rabbits in the UK are overweight. Although weighing your pet is a good place to start, guideline weights for certain breeds cannot always be relied upon - all indivi Read more

Avoid a Christmas calamity

Wednesday, December 14, 2016
As vets, we often need to treat the after effects of accidents and well-intended treats over Christmas, many of which can be easily avoided. We’ve put together a list of potential Christmas calamities to help everyone have a very happy Chri Read more

Winter Warmer Pet Food Appeal

Wednesday, December 14, 2016
Help to keep tummies full this winter With over 200 hungry mouths to feed at any time, the annual food bill at Bristol Cats and Dogs Home can total a staggering £30,000. Help to keep tummies full and toes toasty this winter with  Read more

Are some pet foods better for teeth?

Monday, December 12, 2016
Like us, our pets are usually born with healthy mouths - with bright white teeth and firm pink (or pigmented) gums. However, from an early age, food material, bacteria and saliva are deposited naturally and continuously on the surface of the teet Read more

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