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Beware heatstroke in pets

Monday, June 05, 2017
If you suspect that your pet is suffering from heat stroke seek veterinary advice as a matter of urgency. Cats and dogs are not great at regulating their temperature as they only have sweat glands in their paws and around their nose. This can Read more

Looking after your rabbit’s teeth

Wednesday, May 10, 2017
A rabbit’s teeth are open rooted, meaning they are constantly growing. If not worn down or treated regularly, this can cause some serious problems for your rabbit. Diet can affect a rabbit’s teeth Diets high in fibre, i.e. Read more

What to do if your dog eats chocolate

Friday, April 07, 2017
With Easter just around the corner, our houses will soon be filled with chocolate eggs, sweets and treats. However, please remember that chocolate can be highly toxic to dogs and can have fatal side effects if not treated quickly. Choco 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

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

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