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23/05/2019

Dogs At Polling Stations – What You Need To Know

The #DogsAtPollingStations started on Twitter a few years ago and is now a new British voting tradition. Taking and sharing a photo of your dog at polling stations is no longer confined to social media. National media, both television and print, will run stories featuring our four-pawed friends. If you turn on your local news on election day you are likely to see at least one shot of a dog outside waiting for their owner to return. But is this craze actually putting your dog at risk? How did it... Read More

15/06/2017

Product Alert: Cleanaural Ear Cleaner Range

UPDATE: 14/09/2017 – The stock issue has now been resolved and the product is once again available to order. We have been informed by our suppliers that there is currently a supply issue with the entire Cleanaural Ear Cleaner range. The issue is down to a packaging problem and not with the product itself, so don’t be alarmed. We will, of course, keep you updated as to when this issue is resolved and when the product will be available to buy once again. While this issue is beyond our control,... Read More

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

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

09/01/2017

Understanding Diabetes In Dogs

In this latest post, we have decided to take a look at diabetes in dogs and unearth the signs, symptoms and solutions to this condition, from diet to medication. 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 two... 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

07/11/2016

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 for your dog, this increased friction causes new bone to form around the joint. This makes the joint stiffer, which limits its movement, and consequently the movement of your... Read More

13/07/2016

Support Your Dog’s Joints With Flexadin Advanced

While we all want our dogs to live full and active lives, sometimes age catches up with them. As your dog gets older you will notice they start to slow down, and even getting up off the floor can become a chore! Osteoarthritis is very common in dogs, and while there is no cure for it, it is a very manageable condition with the right medicine. Flexadin Advanced is a unique product for the support of the metabolism of joints in the case of osteoarthritis in dogs. These treats are... Read More

04/07/2016

What Is Frontline Plus?

Frontline Plus is designed to provide long lasting protection from fleas and ticks, while also killing the eggs and larvae in the home which helps to combat flea infestations. This new double action treatment not only kills fleas and ticks on your dog, it also stops flea eggs from hatching and larvae developing in your home. By using Frontline Plus you can help protect your dog and home for up to 4 weeks from fleas and ticks. What is the difference between Frontline Plus and regular Frontline? Both products contain fipronil, but... Read More