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Health Care Plans Explained

National Pet Month has drawn to a close but it is really important that we don’t forget the messages that they were promoting, see our previous

Dental Care: how to improve your pets oral health

Regular dental care is just as important for cats and dogs as it is for humans. The earlier you start in your pets’ life, the better, but it’s never too late and with Dental Care...

The modern pet: wild at heart

In this modern world pets are not just animals; they are companions, members of the family and sentient beings that feel emotion and thrive on our affection and love. Over the last twenty years, we’ve seen an attitude shift, where pets are now...

To chip or not to chip, that is the question?

As well as being Dental Care Month, June also plays host to National Microchip...

Fipronil based flea treatments: What's in a name?

Spot on. Flea drops. The stuff from the pet shop. There are hundreds of different names for flea treatments and an equally high number of products available. Do you know...

Healthy Pets - A New Years Resolution

It’s 2013 and a belated Happy New Year to you all! We all survived the end of the Mayan calendar and if you’re anything like me, you’ll be planning how to get fitter in the New Year. Some of you may have joined the masses and enrolled...

Spring is here!

Last Friday, the 1st of March, was St David’s Day, which is celebrated widely here in Wales.  We bought some daffodils and Welshcakes and had our costumes at the ready, with rumour that the Queen would be visiting that weekend....

Hollywood Smile

On Tuesday, Millie, our golden retriever, had a general anaesthetic to remove a cracked tooth. We’re not really sure how it happened but when it started to become infected, we decided it was time to take it out. At 9 years old, she’s not a...

Keep your pets calm during firework season: 10 Top Tips

Winters coming, the nights are drawing in and it’ll soon be time to stoke up the fire and wrap up warm in our winter woolies. It also means that ‘Party Season’ is once again upon us, as Diwali, Halloween, Bonfire Night, Christmas and...

Itch and scratch – It’s that time of year

Winter is finally over – hooray! I don’t know about you, but where we live, it’s been a really dry spring so far – we need a bit of rain to get the grass growing. But spring is definitely here – we’ve begun to plant...

Is it time to put my pet to sleep?

It’s the hardest decision you will ever have to make for your pet - when is the right time to say goodbye? Having just returned from the neighbours who were dealing with that exact question, I thought it would be something to ponder over, here on...

Wishing for warmer days

I wish summer would get a wriggle on. I don’t know about you but it’s not been particularly warm in these parts; it’s certainly not warm enough to dust off the patio furniture and light up a BBQ just yet. 

However, the...