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Keeping pets calm during the fireworks period

Monday, October 23, 2017
Increasingly popular at celebrations, fireworks can be very traumatic for our pets. Some simple changes around the house can help reducestress for both dogs and cats. Dogs should be walked before dark so they’re home before any fireworks st Read more

Top five reasons to neuter your pet

Thursday, April 06, 2017
Neutering is the general term for the removal of the reproductive organs in cats, dogs and rabbits and is widely regarded as a routine procedure. The most obvious reasons to neuter your pet are to eliminate the risk of unwanted pregnancies and re Read more

Why does my dog roll in fox poo?

Wednesday, September 07, 2016
Unfortunately the desire to roll in animal muck, urine, rotting carcasses and other strong smelling disgusting things is a natural instinct that stems back to your dog’s ancestry. In the wild, dogs did this to mask their own scent so that t Read more

Understanding your rabbit's behaviour

Thursday, May 05, 2016
Rabbits are complex creatures and it can be difficult to understand or recognise how they are feeling. The RSPCA have put together a useful infographic to help understand their body language: (http://bit.ly/1ROXmsL) (Understanding Rabbit be Read more

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