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Pet Care & Tips

12/06/2017

Going On Holiday With Your Pets

We all look forward to a summer holiday, but will your pet enjoy it as much as you do? For a pet, the holiday season can be unsettling. Whether you take them with you or book them into the kennels or cattery, it will be a new routine for your pet. They will be in a new environment, seeing new people every day, eating and drinking in a different spot, meeting unfamiliar animals or travelling long distances in the car. Small changes to us but potentially big ones for them!... Read More

15/02/2017
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Keeping Your Pets Winter Safe With Frontline Petcare

We are a nation of animal lovers, with up to 99% of owners considering their pet to be a member of their family – 9% even have their own Facebook page! Watching our pets’ racing around care-free on a walk or chasing a toy, brings a smile to our faces. We get so much pleasure from our furry companions and so it’s nice to give them something back! Keeping them healthy with regular vaccinations and flea and worming control is essential. On top of that, some tender loving coat care... Read More

01/02/2017
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Introducing The New Frontline Petcare Range

At Vet-Medic we are always looking for new products that we think will make a big difference to your pets. Our latest find comes from a brand you know and can trust, the makers of Frontline. They have used their expertise and knowledge to product a new product range to cover a range of areas of your pet’s day-to-day life. We are proud to introduce to you, the Frontline Petcare range! The secret of the Frontline Petcare range is the inclusion of two clever and naturally active ingredients: Rhamnose and Luminescine,... Read More

23/01/2017

The Benefits Of Doggy Dental Treats & Toys

Caring for our teeth is easy but for dogs, who cannot brush their own teeth, support from us is required. Dogs do not have a natural way to keep their teeth clean and thus, it is up to us to ensure that they are clean and healthy. When it comes to our dog’s health we sometimes forget about the importance of good dental hygiene. The main reason to have a regular routine in place is to fight off the signs of dental disease. Spotting the signs early is vital to ensure that... Read More

19/12/2016

12 Christmas Pet Dangers

We have put together a list of 12 festive pet dangers to think about this Christmas. Some of these might not be as obvious as you think! 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 Christmas dangers: 1... Read More

22/11/2016

How To Safely Change Your Pet’s Diet

Looking to 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 refusal to eat it, or if eating the new food causes some dietary and toilet problems. Our pets rely on a careful balance of... Read More

31/10/2016

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 your pets, is the increased amount of potential edible dangers that are present in the house. Whether it be your children bringing back a big haul or if you yourself... Read More

18/10/2016

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 to settle and rest in. Fill it with plenty of blankets and any toys the cat enjoys. Take these toys away during the day so that the cat does not... Read More

05/09/2016

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 DOG You can prepare a den for your dog to retreat to while the fireworks are going off, ideally a month in advance so they are comfortable using it when... Read More

29/07/2016

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 home, as eggs, larvae and pupae. This new double action Frontline Plus spot-on not only kills fleas and ticks on your pet, it contains IGR technology that helps to stop... Read More