Easter Dangers

Easter Dangers For Pets

Easter can be a fun time for all the family with the warm spring weather and going out for walks with your family and pets. However, there are hazards which could turn that lovely day into an emergency trip to the vet! To help prevent this happening we have put together some of our tips for you to be aware of.


Pet Dental Health Month

February is Pet Dental Health Month

As February is pet dental health month, we would give a few tips on looking after your pets dental health.

Looking after your dog’s dental health is important just like humans oral health. Unfortunately, this can often get overlooked, with very few owners regularly brushing their dog’s teeth and gums.


Pet Diabetes Month

Pet Diabetes Month November

Pet diabetes month has been created to raise awareness nationwide about diabetes in cats and dogs.

Diabetes is becoming increasingly common in both cats and dogs especially over the age of 6 years old.  Overweight pets and certain breeds are more at risk than others of this disease.


Taking Your Dog Abroad

Our guide to taking your dog abroad

Taking your dog abroad does not have to be difficult. In recent years we have seen a lot of changes which have made the whole process much smoother.  However research still needs to be carried out and you need to be aware of the requirements for your chosen country.

Many dog lovers hate leaving their dogs at home or in kennels whilst on holiday, so more and more people are choosing to take their dogs on holiday with them.

People also move abroad and want their beloved pets to go with them. It was not that long ago when dogs had to go through a six month quarantine period when they came back to the UK. This was traumatic for the owner as well as for the dogs. Now it is a lot easier and as long as you follow the rules, you should be fine to travel with your pet abroad.


Is Your Pet Overweight?

A pet overweight is not necessarily a happy pet

At this time of year, many of us are looking to lose weight with New Year goals, however many of us have a pet overweight too, which often we overlook.

Just like humans, obesity in pets is a problem around the globe. Although our pets may not face the same social stigma as humans do, the emotional and medical damage is still being done just the same. Obesity in animals can cause many complications in almost every system in their bodies, in turn generating conditions from diabetes to osteoarthritis.


Diabetes in Dogs

Diabetes in Dogs – Symptoms and Treatment

Diabetes in dogs is caused by a lack of hormone insulin or an inadequate response to insulin. When dogs eat their digestive systems breaks the food into different components. One of which is glucose, this is carried into the cells by insulin. I a dog does not produce insulin or cant utilize it, generally, their blood sugar levels elevate. The result of this is hyperglycemia, if left untreated, this can cause many complicated health issues. In dogs is considered a manageable disorder, there are many diabetic dogs living healthy lives.