How often should you worm your dog?


Dogs

Your beloved canine’s health will always be a concern. Whilst the thought of worms is less than appealing, It is important to know how often you should worm your dog for your dog’s wellbeing and your own.

April 30, 2018

Pet Insurance and Obesity


Dogs

Insuring your pet helps you to avoid huge veterinary bills if your furry friend requires surgery or other costly treatments. But cover doesn’t come cheap. Which makes it all the more frustrating if you are refused payment following a claim. You probably realise that you must declare all of your pet’s pre-existing conditions and previous […]

April 29, 2018

How to Brush Your Dog’s Teeth


Dogs

  It might surprise you to know that you should clean your dog’s teeth and that your pet can learn to enjoy the experience! All you need is pet toothpaste, a pet toothbrush, water and a lot of patience! It will take time to familiarise your pooch with the process of brushing but it will […]

April 28, 2018

Why can’t I visit a coffee shop with my dogs?


Dogs

  There’s nothing I enjoy more than getting out and about with my dogs, except perhaps a great coffee! I take the pooches everywhere I can with me but there are many places where they are less than welcome. Unfortunately for me, that includes most coffee shops. Don’t these people realise that a decent cappuccino […]

April 27, 2018

Google Lens Now Recognises Pet Breeds


Dogs

I know I am just a teeny bit biased, but my dogs are super-cute! So cute that wherever I go, one person after another stops me to pet them and to ask what breed they are. I have even overheard complete strangers discussing my dogs and they usually guess them to be labradoodles. But they […]

April 26, 2018

Why You Shouldn’t Feed Your Rabbit Muesli


Dogs

Vets are warning rabbit owners not to feed their pets muesli. The mixed rabbit food might seem like a relatively benign meal for bunnies but that is not the case. Rabbits require a surprisingly complex diet including fresh water, hay, selected fresh vegetables and dry food. It is the dry food aspect of their nutrition […]

April 24, 2018

Why It’s important to Control Your Dog Around Livestock


Dogs

Despite extensive media coverage of the issue, dogs continue to cause serious problems for farmers. Owners are once again being urged to ensure that their pets are under control when near livestock. Spring is a busy time for farmers and their fields are full of vulnerable lambs. Following a spate of serious attacks by dogs, […]

April 24, 2018

Teesside Veterinary Practice Researches Pet Names


Dogs

The Teesside veterinary practice White Cross Vets has been researching the most popular pet names. The practice looked at the names of the cats and dogs registered with them to establish the most top picks. The resulting data reveals that human names are now favoured as opposed to Fido and Rover and that more and […]

April 23, 2018

Alabama Rot Spreads Across the UK


Dogs

Dog owners are being warned to keep their pets away from muddy areas as the deadly disease Alabama Rot appears to be spreading across the country. The condition proves fatal in 9 out of 10 dogs and leads to sudden kidney failure. The disease is more prevalent in England than in Wales, Scotland and Northern […]

April 21, 2018