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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

Diabetes in overweight pets

Wednesday, March 08, 2017
Like in humans, diabetes is a growing concern for pets due to rising obesity rates. Diabetes is caused by the pancreas not being able to produce enough insulin, or that the insulin produced is not being used correctly. Insulin allows gl Read more

Pet First Aid Tips

Wednesday, March 08, 2017
If your pet is injured or involved in an accident, it can be frightening for both of you. The first thing to remember is to be calm and reassuring and make sure everyone is safe. Here are a few basic tips for some of the more common pet  Read more

Healthy Pet Club - for healthy happy pets

Monday, February 06, 2017
There's a lot of truth in the saying ‘prevention is better than the cure’, which is why we have a Healthy Pet Club. Healthy Pet Club makes routine preventative health care, such as vaccinations and flea and worm control, accessi Read more

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