Jo Blogs

Pets and Fireworks Don’t Mix

Bonfire Night can be a noisy time of year and a really frightening time for your pets. As well as being stressful for them, animals have really acute hearing and loud bangs and whistles can even cause them pain. But with some preparation you can help your pet survive the 5th November. In preparation …… Read more »

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Poisons and Hazards Week 1

There are many things that are suitable for us to eat but sadly can be toxic to our animals. Over the next two weeks our centre vet Jo will highlight just some of the common ones. This week Jo is focusing on food and drink. Fruit cake – Anything containing raisins and sultanas which even… Read more »

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Poisons and Hazards Week 2

This week we’ll highlight just some of the common hazards around the environments our pets live in. Toys – It’s important to never leave a dog unsupervised with toys as they could be chewed or swallowed whole leading to blockages of their stomach or intestines. This can require life-saving surgery but prevention is much better… Read more »

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The Benefits of Neutering your Pet

Neutering is the removal of an animal’s reproductive organs. Here at the RSPCA Radcliffe Animal Centre we ensure that the animals under our care are all neutered or booked in for neutering before they go to their new homes. This is important for us to reduce the number of unwanted animals in the UK and… Read more »

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Understanding Our Pets Behaviour

Our pets may not be able to talk to us but they definitely let us know how they are feeling with their body language. Animals may feel the need to protect or feel scared and this might change the way they interact with us. It is very important to understand pet behaviour in order for… Read more »

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Pet Travel Safety

Whether it’s local or long distance travel, we’re here to help with some tips for keeping your pets happy and safe. On the roads: It is now a common sight to see dogs travelling with their owners in cars and other vehicles. However it is a legal requirement that dogs or other animals travelling in… Read more »

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