4 CommentsWednesday, 22 May 2019 | Kate
Spring time is when ticks become more active as the climate gets warmer (supposedly). Ticks are widely known to be carriers of diseases such as Borreliosis and Lyme disease which affect humans and animals.
Wednesday, 8 May 2019 | Kate
Giardia is a nasty little parasite which can be dangerous for immuno compromised dogs, cats and humans. How do you recognise it, test for it and treat it?
Wednesday, 24 April 2019 | Kate
Itís estimated that for every flea you can find on your dog there are nine others in the house you canít. If you find an adult flea on your dog or cat there will be others in various stages of the flea lifecycle lying in wait; egg, larvae, pupae and flea. So there are three things you have to do in order to clear your home of them completely. All three are best done on the same day so youíre not tackling one part of the job while the other parts rage out of control. If you donít get on top of things itís only going to get worse. Sorry about that. I speak from experience!
9 CommentsThursday, 18 April 2019 | Kate
If you don't like to worm your dog or only worm them sporadically then a worm egg count is for you. So, what is a wormcount, how do you do one and what do the results mean?
214 CommentsWednesday, 27 March 2019 | Kate
Here are a few reasons why your dog might be scratching its backside and chewing its paws. The skin is the largest organ in the body and so it is not entirely surprising that skin diseases account for a significant proportion of dogs with allergies and visits to both the doctors and the vets.
3 CommentsTuesday, 26 March 2019 | Kate
Your dog's hair requires a constant supply of nutrients to remain anchored in the skin and reduce moulting. Nutrients that support healthy hair are the same as those that support healthy skin: vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, and Omega 3 and Omega 6 fatty acids.
2 CommentsWednesday, 27 February 2019 | Kate
All dogs should be able to enjoy a healthy treat once in a while but lots dogs have specific requirements that preclude them from enjoy most mainstream treats. We have many different treat ranges for dogs with special dietary requirements so you can pick out something they'll really enjoy.
7 CommentsWednesday, 13 February 2019 | Kate
By the time your dog reaches the age of 3 there's an 80% chance they will have gum disease and tooth decay. A dental at the vet can easily cost £600 but there are easy and really cheap ways to keep on top of your dog's dental health, without stressing you or the dog out