Jo Blogs

Skin Cancers in Pets

Suncream  for my pet? With some more sunny days forecast over the bank holiday, our next instalment of Jo Blogs is well timed. This blog discusses the risk of sun exposure in our pets. We have discussed heatstroke and the risk that this poses but did you know our pets can be at risk of… Read more »

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Jo Blogs in Summer

With summer well and truly here we decided it would be a good time to talk you through some of the hazards in this period. We’ve already mentioned heatstroke and fly strike but we will now focus on what else can go wrong in this season. Today we start with… Grass Seeds What are they?… Read more »

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10 Benefits of Rehoming an Older Pet

When considering adopting an animal, more often than not, people tend to steer towards the younger animals, so our more senior pets spend longer looking for their forever home. It seems the main worries people have when adopting an older pet is the financial investment, time and care or perhaps the myth that you can’t… Read more »

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Hot Weather Top Tips

Walking Your Dog… If the pavement feels too hot for your hand, then it’s too hot for our pets paws. Walking our dogs in the hot weather is definitely NOT a good idea. Their paws are extremely vulnerable and can quite easily burn on the pavement. We recommend walking your dogs when the temperature drops… 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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Microchip your pet for £10.00

The biggest benefit investing in a microchip for your dog, cat or rabbit, is to increase the chances of being reunited with your pet in the event of you becoming separated. While collars with tags can be used to identify our pets and carry contact information, these are not ideal as they may break or… Read more »

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Internal Parasites

Last week we focused on external parasites which can be a huge pain for our pets and us. This week it’s time for us to look at internal parasites. Internal parasites can cause major problems for our pets including anaemia, poor immune function, bleeding or potentially could be fatal. We’ll talk through the major categories,… Read more »

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External Parasites

Pesky Parasites Parasites can be a pain for pets as well as for people around them. Not only can they cause skin and digestive problems but there are also some parasites out there which can be fatal. We’re going to focus on how to spot a parasite problem and parasite prevention for your pets. External… Read more »

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