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Diabetes In Dogs

Diabetes, properly known as Diabetes Mellitus, is a disorder caused by a lack of insulin in your dog’s body. This prevents him or her from converting glucose into energy and results in excessive glucose in their blood, which is also known as Hyperglycaemia. Diabetes in dogs affects roughly one in every 500 dogs and like diabetes in humans, it divides into … Continue reading

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12 Christmas Pet Dangers

At this festive time of the year, how we decorate our homes and the type of food we have in the house changes. While there are plenty of pet-friendly ways to let your pet join in with the Christmas festivities, there are some key things to consider to help keep them safe from harm. Here is our list of twelve … Continue reading

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How To Safely Change Your Pet’s Diet

By following this guide, you will be able to safely transition your pet from one food to another. But why is that important? Just like us humans, our pets have their own tastes and preferences when it comes to the food they eat. Some pets will not take too kindly to a sudden change of food. Whether that is flat-out … Continue reading

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Arthritis In Dogs: The Signs And How To Manage It

Arthritis in dogs is just as much a problem for elderly dogs as it is for humans and this inflammation of the joints can be equally as uncomfortable for our furry friends. In dogs who suffer from arthritis, the cartilage within their joints undergoes change or damage, resulting in the bone surfaces rubbing together. As well as obviously causing discomfort … Continue reading

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Top 5 Halloween Pet Safety Tips

Halloween can be a fun and exciting time for us humans, but have you ever stopped to consider what impact this celebration has on your pets? We have put together a list of issues that you might want to consider to help keep your pets safe during Halloween. Sweets & Chocolates The biggest issue at Halloween, when it comes to … Continue reading

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Are You And Your Cat Prepared For Fireworks?

How to minimise anxiety that some cats suffer during the firework season. Fireworks affect up to 80% of pets. If ignored, firework fears can progress to a more serious noise phobia, whereby even the slightest noise causes panic and sudden, extreme and excessive reactions. PREPARING A DEN FOR YOUR CAT As with dogs, make a safe area for the cat … Continue reading

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QUIZ: Can You Tell Friend From Foe?

Can you tell friend from foe when it comes to you cat? While most cats will get along with each other pretty well, sometimes there can be tensions between multiple cats living under one roof. This could be caused by an introduction of a new cat, or other factors like a house move or change of situation. There is now … Continue reading

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Are you and your dog prepared for fireworks?

How to minimise anxiety that many dogs suffer during the firework season. Many dogs suffer from anxiety during the firework season, with firework fears affecting up to 80% of pets. If ignored, firework fears can progress to a more serious noise phobia, whereby even the slightest noise causes panic and sudden, extreme and excessive reactions. PREPARING A DEN FOR YOUR … Continue reading

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Keep Your Horses Fly-Free This Summer

By Wendy Talbot (Zoetis vet) Flies, mosquitoes and midges are not good news for your horse. At best they bring considerable stress and bother, causing lumps, swellings, sores, rashes and itchy skin. They may trigger conjunctivitis and headshaking. At worst they can contaminate wounds or in some countries they can spread diseases, such as West Nile Virus, which can be fatal. … Continue reading

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Eliminate Fleas & Ticks with Frontline Plus

Using the new double action Frontline Plus every four weeks helps to protect your dog, cat or ferret from fleas and ticks. The active IGR technology stops the fleas hatching in your home which helps to protect their environment and keep you free from tick and flea infestations. It is estimated that 95% of a flea problem is in your … Continue reading

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