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pet care

18/04/2018

Prepare Your Pets For Spring

As the weather is finally taking a turn for the better, all of us can be found more outside, including our pets. Whether it’s long walks and runs with the dogs, or the cat roaming the neighbourhood, spring makes all of us want to step outside for a breath of fresh air. However, it’s not just us and our pets getting more active. Though the flowers are gorgeous, some of them are poisonous to our furry friends. Rolling in the grass can be amazing, but not if your dog ends... 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

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

19/07/2016

Summer Safety Tips For Small Pets

Have you ever considered what your small animals, such as rabbits or guinea pigs go through during the Summer months? We all know that ‘Dogs die in hot cars’ but sometimes we may forget that it’s not just dogs who are at risk when the weather gets hotter. So what about your small animals? Hutches that are exposed to direct sunlight can get hot very quickly. If it is possible, move the hutch to a more shaded part of the garden, or put up a parasol to create shade. You... 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

17/05/2016

Enjoying Summer Safely With Pets Infographic

By Amber Kingsley Summer is a great time of the year but these warmer months can often be dangerous for dogs and cats. Much like being trapped in a hot car, pets can become victims of the heat in a variety of different ways that we may not realise. Pets and Pools If you’re fortunate to have a swimming pool, summer is a great time for taking a refreshing dip and sometimes our pets will join us for the plunge. But just like small children, animals need to be supervised... Read More

20/04/2016

Nail Care Tips For Dog Owners

It can be a daunting task, cutting your pet’s nails. Some will happily let you do it, while others will wriggle and get very stressed. You can take your pets to the vets or a groomer to help keep on top of those nails, but some pet owners choose to take care of the matter themselves. While this is perfectly fine to do, it is always recommended that you speak to a vet first, who will be able to give you the right information so that you do it correctly,... Read More

17/12/2015

Fightback Against Fleas And Lice With Advantage Spot On

There are many products to tackle fleas on the market that you can use as part of a regular prevention routine. But what are the best product for you? Over the next month we are going to be looking at a range of different fleas, lice and tick spot ons and help provide you with all the necessary information s that you can pick the right product for your pet. The first product we are going to look at is Advantage Spot On, a product made by Bayer – the... Read More

08/07/2014

A Horse Care Guide For Beginners

More and more people are starting to have horses, and it is estimated that there are close to a million horses kept as pets in the UK. There is no “right” way to look after a horse. Horses are unique in their individuality and no horse will be exactly like another. With that being said there are many tried and tested guidelines in which you can follow to ensure your horses are cared for and go on to live a long and active life. Owning a horse can be an... Read More