Dog Health

Alabama Rot: Know the Signs

With another confirmed case of Alabama rot this month, in which the dog, unfortunately, lost their life, we are urging owners to be aware of the early signs of the disease. History of Alabama Rot Alabama rot was first seen in the United States in…

Ticks and Lyme Disease – What You Need to Know…

Our tick friends are at their most active right now and could be lurking in your garden, local park, woodland and even urban areas. Aside from being creepy and very crawly, these blood-sucking parasites can also carry nasty tick–borne diseases, such as Lyme Disease, which…

Is your dog afraid of Fireworks?

Whilst the majority of humans like fireworks it is estimated that 80% of owners have lived with a pet that has shown signs of fear or distress related to fireworks. Because pets only hear fireworks for a limited time each year they do not have…

Common Heart Problems in Dogs and Cats

What is Heart Disease? It is estimated that heart problems can affect around 10% of all dogs and cats in the UK. Whilst some heart diseases may be present when the animal is born (congenital), the vast majority develop in adulthood. With certain breeds of…

Lost & Found Pet Advice

Help! I’ve lost my Pet Most people consider their pet to be part of the family, so it is understandable that when a pet goes missing this can be extremely distressing. UK statistics show that in the region of 200,000 pets are reported lost or…

Lungworm in Dogs

Lungworm is a parasitic worm called Angiostrongylus Vasorum that can infect dogs. The larvae of the lungworm parasite are carried by slugs and snails. When dogs purposefully or accidentally eat these common garden pests they can become infected with lungworm. Lungworm resides in the heart and pulmonary…

Fleas, Ticks & Worms

One very important part of caring for your dog is preventative health care, and this starts right from the beginning as a puppy. Vaccinations are one type of preventative health care; however it is also very important to prevent your puppy from becoming infected with…

Finding the Right Dog

Congratulations on deciding to extend your family with a four-legged addition. The next step is to do a little research as there are many factors to consider when choosing your dog. If you’re getting a puppy you will need to consider how large they’ll be…

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