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Blood in your dog’s poo

Blood in dogs poo

Blood in dogs poo, it’s easy as a dog owner to assume the worst when you notice blood your pets poo, however there can be a huge range of answers as to why this is happening. The most common causes for blood in your dogs poo can be constipation, bacterial or viral infection, injury, allergies or eating something unsuitable for their diet. Although not ideal, these problems can be treated quite easily with the correct care. More severe possibilities for blood in poo include cancer, consuming toxic waste, hemorrhagic gastroenteritis, blockages or parvovirus. This is why it is vital to speak to your vet once noticing a problem to rule out the more serious concerns.
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Cats and plants

Poisonous Plants to Cats

Flowers are something that us humans love. We actually love them so much that we spend £2 billion a year on indoor houseplants and flowers! And although these may be the excellent additions to our home decor, a portion of even the most popular flowers can be extremely dangerous to cats.

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Looking after a cat with fleas

How to look after your cat with fleas

If you’ve been a cat owner for some time you’ll know the struggle of fleas all too well. No matter how hard you try sometimes it just seems impossible to resolve. Regular flea treatment is the only key solution to help avoid unwanted visitors on your pet, however sometimes no matter what efforts are in place, fleas still slip through.

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Flying abroad with your pets

Flying abroad with your pet to an EU country

Over the past few years, the way in which a pet can travel to different countries has changed drastically. There are many more regulations put in place to ensure the safety of your pet. These regulations have been put in place to allow you not to worry about the safety of your pet in an unfamiliar place. Many of the regulations that are put in place state that your pet needs to have the appropriate vaccinations and documents to be legal when travelling. These can vary depending on the location you are travelling to.

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Hazards that could affect your dog

Hazards that could affect your dog

Protecting your dog from everyday items which pose a threat

No matter the time of the year, there are always items that can pose a threat to your pet. Even if you wouldn’t have thought so, items that you can never imagine may pose a threat. Ultimately, there are many some items that should be kept well away from your dog.

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Christmas dangers for pets

Christmas time is fun for all the family, and your pets are at no exclusion to this rule! However as much as our furry friends get excited at this time of year, there are a few things we should be aware of to keep their Christmas as safe and as enjoyable as our own.

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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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Taking Your Pet Abroad

Travelling abroad with your pet

When travelling abroad with your pet, there are now new rules to follow regarding our recent exit to the EU.
The rules will depend on which country you are going to or coming from.

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Christmas Toxins

Christmas Toxins

 

Christmas should be one of the most exciting times of the year! However, this fun-filled festive month can bring around some dangers to our dogs, and there are some ways to keep them safe so they can also enjoy the Christmas season with us.

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Fireworks & Pets

Dogs and Fireworks

Dogs and anxiety with fireworks

Fireworks, the amazing shows that take place on the lead up to bonfire night and New Years eve; exciting for us, however perhaps not so much for our dogs. The loud bangs and flashescan cause confusion and fear in dogs, being very stressful for just under half of all dogs in the UK. During the firework period we aim to put our pets’ safety first, providing as much care as we possibly can.

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