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A healthy mouth equals a healthy pet

There's no getting around this one. If you want your pet to live a healthy life, they need to have a healthy mouth! There is now plenty of evidence to prove that dental disease is linked to other problems such as heart disease, so it is absolutely essential we keep

2017-09-11T17:00:49+00:00

Things your cat shouldn’t eat

Cats can be a bit fussier when it comes to what they will and won't eat but they can of course get themselves into trouble too. Again, this list is also not complete and if you are worried about your cat you should always ask us for advice.  Watch out

2017-07-11T21:24:24+00:00

Can my dog eat that?

Are you aware of some of the potential doggy dangers out there? We've compiled a quick list for you below. This list is not complete and these are just a few of the hazards we find people forget about or are not aware of. Grapes, sultanas and raisins: induce kidney failure

2017-07-11T21:20:54+00:00

What you need to know about pancreatitis

Pancreatitis is a painful and potentially life threatening condition and requires veterinary attention as soon as possible. The pancreas releases enzymes to help digestion. These enzymes usually don't start to work until they reach the small intestine but if a dog has pancreatitis, these enzymes become active as soon as

2017-07-11T21:18:38+00:00

Vomiting and diarrhoea and when to see us

Vomiting and diarrhoea are two words most people don't want to talk about, let alone have to deal with when it comes to their pet. Thankfully, we have a summary of what you need to know so you don't have to dwell on these words for too long! Most dogs

2017-07-11T21:13:52+00:00

My dog’s done his knee!

It's footy season but your dog doesn't need to be on the sports field to do his ACL! Rupture of the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) in the knee is one of the most common injuries we see in dogs. This injury can lead to painful arthritis in your dog's knee

2017-06-14T19:53:13+00:00

Flu season is here

With flu season in full swing, now's a good time for us to answer the common question, can my pet get the flu? The answer is yes - but unlike in humans, there isn't really a flu season for dogs and cats and infection can occur at any time of

2017-06-14T19:55:15+00:00

Help your senior pet stay happy and healthy

Caring for a senior pet is an important job and your furry friends are relying on you to guide them through their twilight years. Here are our top three tips for senior care: 1. Keep your eyes open for changes in behaviour, weight, appetite, thirst and urination. The presence of

2017-06-14T19:51:42+00:00

Is your pet a senior citizen?

Is your pet starting to age a little? Did you know that cats and dogs are considered senior citizens after the age around 8 years? As they reach their golden years there are a few things you need to watch out for. Obvious changes might include: - forgetting toilet training

2017-06-14T19:50:29+00:00