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June is National Microchipping Month

June is National Microchipping Month Help to have a happy reunion with your pet! National Microchipping Month is supported throughout June 2017 with many veterinary centres offering free or discounted microchipping and to help raise awareness of the importance of microchipping. Microchipping your pets is a significant part of taking care of them and will […]

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Dogs

Pet obesity – A growing problem in the UK

Obesity has become the most common medical condition in our dogs. Approximately 40% of the pet population is now classed as being overweight or obese. For a dog, this means they are more than 15% heavier than their ideal weight. The pet obesity trend is something that follows that of obesity in humans, and the […]

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Dogs

National Hugging Day

National Hugging Day is celebrated on the 21st of January each year and is dedicated to hugging and encouraging people to hug their friends and family more often. But should we be hugging our pets? This is a question that not everyone is agreed on. Previous studies have shown that humans shouldn’t hug their dogs […]

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Dogs

Remember, Remember, your pets this November

For us humans, Bonfire night is our chance to be amazed by the loud bangs and explosions of colour and lights in the sky – but for our pets who don’t have a clue what’s going on, it’s not so exciting. Dogs show that they are stressed and anxious in lots of different ways, so […]

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Dogs

National Pet Month

April 1st marked National Pet Month – now in its 27th year National Pet Month is all about celebrating our lovely pets, while also promoting responsible ownership.   When caring for your pet you need to think about these basic needs:   Here are some tips from National Pet Month on responsible ownership:  1. Think carefully […]

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5 dental tips for cats and dogs

  We all know we need to look after our teeth and it’s no different for our pets. In fact, it’s particularly important to make sure you take steps to combat dental disease in your pets as it’s known to affect 78% of dogs and 68% of cats over the age of 3. Dental disease […]