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Getting in shape for 2021

We hope you have had a happy and safe Christmas and New Year. With any festive period, there is always the opportunity to indulge for us as well as our pets. Whilst this is very much enjoyed at the time, it can leave us all needing to get back into shape. So we thought we’d… Read more »

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At Christmas: Keeping your pets calm

Christmas can be a chaotic time for us and our pets. There may be more people or even more pets around so we’d like to help with some top tips for keeping your pets calm this Christmas. Dogs Give your dog a safe place. If possible provide them with a cosy den or area that… Read more »

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At Christmas:Recipes and homemade presents

We’ve already given you a list of the many things for your pets to avoid this Christmas. That’s the naughty list, but now we have compiled a nice list of some pet friendly baking recipes for your dogs, cats and rabbits. For your dogs why not try this recipe from the RSPCA for these tasty… Read more »

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Christmas Toxins and Hazards;

Christmas is a wonderful time of year with lots of new things for your pet to see and experience. Sadly some of the festive food and decorations can be toxic and dangerous for your pet so we’ve tried to compile a list of what to avoid. If you’re unsure and it’s not on the list,… Read more »

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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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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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Benefits of 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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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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