Pet Health

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… Read more »

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Pet Dental Health Month – Dogs

Did you know February is Pet Dental Health Month? Dental and oral hygiene is a huge part of keeping your pet healthy, no matter what size or species. What teeth should my dog have? Dogs have 4 different types of teeth which develop and may be lost over their lifetime. Have a look at the… Read more »

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Pet Dental Health Month – Cats

With February being Pet Dental Health Month, dental and oral hygiene is a huge part of keeping your pet healthy, no matter what size or species. What teeth should my cat have? Cats have 4 different types of teeth which develop and may be lost over their lifetime. Have a look at the types of… Read more »

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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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Skin Cancers in Pets

Suncream  for my pet? Our next instalment of Jo Blogs 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 skin cancer too?  Skin cancer in pets – what is the risk? Pets, especially those… Read more »

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How to help your pet stay calm.

Did you know that April is Stress Awareness Month? We wanted to provide some tips to try and keep you and your animals calm during. We hope this helps. Keep a routine If you can, try to keep some routine. Getting up at the same time and getting ready for the day will help to… Read more »

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Healthy Pets

 A large part of responsible pet ownership is ensuring your pet is healthy and noticing where there may be a problem. We always teach veterinary students a logical approach to examining animals and start from the nose and work back towards the tail. It’s also important to know what normal looks like, so we can… Read more »

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Diabetes in our pet

November is National Diabetes Month so we thought we would bring you some information about the disease. Sadly, this is not an uncommon disease in our cats and dogs. Whilst it normally needs lifelong treatment, early detection usually leads to easier management of the condition. What is Diabetes? Diabetes is a disease whereby the body… Read more »

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