Seasonal Advice

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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Feeling Hot, Hot, Hot!

When it comes to the summer months, we all want to enjoy some glorious sunshine. Our pets can enjoy it for short periods too but remember there is a risk of heatstroke if they stay out in the sun for too long. This blog looks at how to safely enjoy the sunshine and some tips… Read more »

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Ducklings & Baby Animal Advice

One Lucky Duckling. We recently had a pair of ducklings brought into our centre and ducklings like any other baby bird can be vulnerable to predators and dangers. When they leave their nests some ducklings will end up getting injured or separated from their parents.   These two ducklings were found by a passerby on… Read more »

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Summer skin problems

Summer can be a difficult time for our pets. As we’ve discussed over the last few weeks stings, grass seeds, heatstroke and fly strike can all cause major problems for them. But for some of our pets summer is the peak of a problem that can be all year round. If your pet suffers from… Read more »

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Spring Wildlife Advice

Spring is here! With this season we see plenty of wildlife enjoying the beautiful British countryside and the great outdoors. Spring is also a time for new life in most species and so we wanted to give some advice on what to do if you see young wildlife in need. We’ll talk you through general… Read more »

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Easter Do’s & Don’ts

It’s the Easter bank holiday weekend and we all understand the importance right now of staying home. Whilst we stay at home with our pets it’s important to keep them safe. We have put together a list of Do’s and Don’ts. Following these points should ensure Easter is full of the joys of spring for… Read more »

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