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Health Problems Older Dogs

Health problems in older dogs

Health problems in older dogs can often be picked up on in the early stages with regular health checks at the Vets.

Generally, at the age of seven, dogs tend to have reached senior age. However, in small dog breeds, they are not senior for another couple of years.

In this article, we will show you some of the issues older dogs tend to suffer from and give you some guidance on signs to look out for in your dog’s senior years.

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Pet Passports Travelling With Pets

Pet Passports Taking Your Pet On Holiday

Travelling with your pets can be exciting for many owners, Pet Passports have made it easier for taking your cat or dog on holiday with you.

We have put together a guide with what is required for your Pet Passport below:

Firstly, we would like to point out with the current Brexit situation, there may be changes to the Pet Passport scheme in the near future. Please check the after Brexit pet travel page for updates.

If you have any concerns or questions our veterinary team are here to help.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.