Top tips for your pets at Christmas

Christmas and the New Year is a fun time for many of us but it also brings a number of problems for our pets.  Follow these top tips and you can all have a great time. High fat, festive foods can easily cause diarrhoea or vomiting by irritating the lining of your pets’ stomach and…

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Mobility problems in cats

Mobility problems in cats Mobility problems in cats are more common than you think with 80 per cent of cats over 12 years of age suffering from arthritis. One of the reasons joint problems occur is when cartilage wears away faster than it can be replaced. When it wears away, joints become swollen and painful…

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Mobility Problems in Dogs

Mobility Problems in Dogs Arthritis – dogs Is your dog “showing his age”? If so, try this simple test. Compared to several years ago is your dog: slower to get up after lying down? having problems with jumping in and out of the car or climbing stairs? less keen to exercise? Tiring more easily? showing…

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Congratulations to our Cooling Mat Winners

Following our competition in the July edition of our e-newsletter we are pleased to announce the winners of a cooling mat are Portia Durrant and Archie Laing. Archie won the girls over in the office with his pin-up photo – although he already considers himself cool, he wanted to win a cooling mat to make…

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Dogs and Cats Can Suffer from Allergies Just Like Humans

Did you know that cats and dogs can suffer from allergies, just like humans? Did you realize that your pets’ allergies are more likely to manifest during the human allergy season, a time of year when pollen and other allergens in the environment can cause distress and irritation for human and animal allergy sufferers alike.…

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Mark Wins Easter Competition with Molly

Mark Stewart was the winner of our Easter photographic competition with his delightful photos of Molly enjoying the bluebells and spring fields. We had a fantastic response to the competition and it was very difficult to pick a winner but Molly was selected the winner in the end. Molly is registered at Ark Veterinary Clinic…

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Healthy Pet Club Welcomes 150,000th Member!

Mr and Mrs Amat, owners of a six year old black Labrador called Otis became the 150,000th members to join the scheme when they enrolled at the Cedar Vet Group in Ringwood, Hampshire, on 27 March.  They received a year's free membership to mark the milestone. According to the Amats, Otis enjoys walking, swimming, visiting…

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Fireworks and Pets

The firework season is just about to start – a time that many pet owners dread. From October through to the New Year fireworks will be going off. Although great to watch, fireworks season is a very stressful and frightening time for many of our pets. Your pet’s distress, caused by the flashes and bangs,…

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How to prevent against fleas

How to prevent against fleas Three signs that indicate your pet has fleas: Frequent scratching Tiny dark specks or small browny-black insects in your pet’s fur Mysterious bites on your own skin If in doubt, a good way to check for fleas is to groom your pet using a fine-toothed comb held over a white…

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