Animal welfare advice

What to do if you need advice?

Our team have a wide range of knowledge and expertise and are happy to assist you with any advice you may need. Whether you are considering adopting a pet and want to know your options, or you are looking to add a new addition to your family. We can point you in the right direction and help to find your perfect match.

If you have already adopted an animal from us and have any concerns, please do get in touch and we will be happy to help you.

More animal welfare help and advice is available on the national RSPCA web site.

Separation Problem Prevention Plan

Thinking ahead, so your dog isn’t sad

What things can we predict are likely to happen as a result of COVID-19?

As a result of our dogs having spent every minute with us for weeks, if not months, there is likely to be an upsurge in separation anxiety cases amongst our pets.

So, let’s be proactive and try to prevent this potential post-epidemic epidemic.

3 Step Prevention Plan

Pet Obesity

Obesity is a huge problem for our pets in the UK, and it’s estimated that 1 in 3 of our pets are either overweight or obese.

The problem arises when we don’t maintain a healthy balance between the amount and type of food our pets eat, the amount of exercise our pets do and the requirements of our pet’s body.

Pet Obesity

Change in  your circumstances ?

Making the decision to part with a pet is one of the hardest things to do, and is a last resort for many owners.

We always try to give people struggling to keep their pet, as many options as possible.

If you have had a change in your circumstances then please read the article below

Sign Over Your Pet

Puppy Training

We have put together a few short training videos to help with some of the basics of dog training.

Here are a few indicators of how to successfully train your dog:

Reward Command Praise Release

Puppy Training Videos


We offer a microchipping service for £10 and this simple procedure will only take a few minutes.

If this is something you require please email our reception team
( or call: 0115 855 0222 to make an appointment convenient for yourself and our centre vet Jo.


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