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.Details
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.Details
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.Details
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.Details
Pet Passports After Brexit Transition Ends
As a European (EU) members you previously could take your pet dog or cat from the UK to Europe and back again without them having to be quarantined. Certain conditions did apply such as pet passports and having them microchipped.Details
Covid-19 affecting my cat or dog?
After a recent article by the BBC, regarding Covid-19 and keeping your cats indoors, the British Veterinary Association has now clarified their position in light of the report.
In response to questions from the BBC about general advice for pet owners the British Veterinary Association had given both general guidance and specific advice for cat owners regarding households who were self-isolating or infected households.
Coronavirus (Covid-19) how can it affect my cat or dog?
In the last week there have been some disturbing news regarding the treatment of dogs and cats in Wuhan, China. Headlines suggest that they are being destroyed if found on the street.
We wanted to reassure pet owners on the latest guidance and animal health risks in the UK regarding this.Details
Why we take dental x-ray images of dog and cat teeth
Many times when you go to your own dentist for a check-up they will want to take some dental x-ray images of your teeth. Commonly this will be to assess for caries or previous fillings. Caries are the main cause of fillings in people, and dogs and cats rarely suffer from caries, so why do we take radiographs of dog and cat teeth?Details
Diagnosing Diabetes In Dogs: The Symptoms
It is important to diagnose diabetes in dogs in the early stages. If left untreated it can cause a number of health issues.
Diabetes in dogs is an incurable disease caused by the body no longer making insulin.
- Excessive thirst
- Increased urination
- Increased hunger
- Weight loss
A blood test typically shows elevated levels of glucose in the blood, and glucose will be found in the urine. This is normally an indication that the dog does have diabetes.Details