DOGS AND PUPPIES

Advice on neutering your dog

Advice on neutering your dog Males There are several advantages to having your male dog castrated. Please consult with your vet to find out the best age this can be done from. The benefits can be behavioural as well as physiological. Some castrated males can become more content and less interested in chatting up the…

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Microchipping your dog

Microchipping your dog From 6 April 2016 all dogs in England, Wales and Scotland must be microchipped by Law. The Regulations will be enforced by local authorities, police constables, community support officers and any other person which the Secretary of State may authorise to act as an enforcer of the regulations. Losing your dog is…

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Worm control in dogs

Pets are easily at risk of attracting different types of worm such as roundworms, tapeworms and lungworms. They can pick them up in a number of ways – from other infected animals, from their mother if she is infected while pregnant, or from eating worm eggs in infected faeces, urine or grass. Roundworms Very common…

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Flea control

Do you know that just 5% of fleas live as adults on pets? The other 95% of flea population lives in the home. Adult fleas lay their eggs on the dog within a few days of their first blood meal. These eggs are non-sticky and will drop off onto surrounding carpets and bedding waiting to…

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Vaccinating your dog

The Importance of Vaccination There is still no treatment for most viruses that affect dogs today. At the Healthy Pet Club we believe that ‘prevention is better than cure'. We frequently see unvaccinated puppies with parvovirus, which can be very rapidly fatal, and Kennel Cough is another extremely common illness that we see in dogs…

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