Ticks

Ticks

The weather in spring begins to improve and temperatures rise. Unfortunately, the warmer weather, although lovely, is a sign of the unwelcome pest bothering our pets. Ticks are 8-legged, disease...

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Spring Safety

Spring Safety

Despite the cold weather and seemingly winter conditions, official British spring time is fast approaching! Spring is a wonderful time for dogs and owners, the flowers come back to life and dogs...

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Pancake day!

Pancake day!

Shrove Tuesday is the day immediately preceding Ash Wednesday (the first day of Lent); it is also known as Pancake Day. Shrove Tuesday is a religious day of self-examination and area of life which...

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Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is also known as the feast of Saint Valentine and is celebrated annually on 14th February; it is named after Saint Valentine, a Catholic priest who lived in Rome in the 3rd...

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Pet bereavement

Pet bereavement

Saying goodbye to a pet is extremely hard and can be an emotional time as our pets or often seen as another family member; we spend a lot of time with them and for lots of people they can be the...

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Cold Weather Comforts

Cold Weather Comforts

  Britain is renowned for its unpredictable weather and whatever the weather, it is always best to plan ahead! Winter is a great time of the year, and with some tips and tricks we can make it...

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Into the Night . . .

Into the Night . . .

As the nights close in faster with more and more traffic on our roads, visibility at night becomes more important. We are always told to light up our bikes with reflectors and lights, even our...

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Dental Care

Dental Care

Dogs can have dental problems just like us and as they can’t go for check-ups it is our responsibility to keep an eye out for any issues. Most people assume that dogs have smelly breath however...

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Active Dogs

Active Dogs

‘Active’ food is not necessarily just for dogs that have a professionally active lifestyle. If they are involved in activities such as hunting, fly ball, agility, or just lead a generally active...

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Puppy Problems!

Puppy Problems!

  If you have decided to bring a dog into your home you will have done your research into the breed that fits your lifestyle and the age of the dog appropriate for you. If you have decided a...

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Travelling With Your Dog

Travelling With Your Dog

When travelling with your dog it is important to consider your journey for example the time it will take, the methods you are using and what is needed to travel. In the Car If you are travelling...

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Gulp!

Gulp!

A common problem owner’s face is dogs gulping and swallowing their food whole at meal times. Gulping food in more serious cases can cause gastric dilatation-volvulus (GDV ) which is a twisting of...

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Mucky Pup!

Mucky Pup!

We all love taking our dogs on walks and letting them enjoy their surroundings but sometimes they get themselves into some mucky situations! Below are some tips for cleaning them up after a muddy...

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