How to prevent dental disease in your cat

Brushing is best! For those of you who can… You should! There really is no substitute for brushing teeth, in order to remove plaque and therefore prevent the build-up of tartar and the development of periodontal disease. Here is a quick reminder of how to do it. There are many good videos online showing you…

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How to improve your dog's bad breath

Is doggy breath normal? Bad breath in dogs is not normal, but it is common! Puppies always have sweet smelling breath because they do not yet have a build-up of the bacteria that causes bad breath. If you have a dog that likes kissing you, you will soon notice if their breath is a bit…

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How to improve your cat's bad breath

Valentine’s Day this month, should be a time when we can all cuddle up with our furry friends as well as our human ones! But if your cat suffers from bad breath, that's the last thing you'll be wanting to do. Here are some of the reasons for bad breath in your cat By far…

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Dental disease – the risk of not taking care of your dog's teeth

What do we mean by taking care of our dog's teeth? By taking care of our dog's teeth, we really mean brushing them, with a brush and tooth paste. Other things such as chews, mouthwash and special food can also be helpful in addition, but should not be viewed as an alternative. The symptoms of…

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Dental disease – the risk of not taking care of your cat's teeth

Dental disease is a very common problem in both young and older cats. It is thought that as many as 85% of cats aged three or over, have some sort of dental disease. As cats get older, disease tends to become more severe. The cause of dental disease starts with the accumulation of plaque on…

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How to brush your dog's teeth and why you should do it

Why you should brush your dog’s teeth If you don’t brush your dog’s teeth, they will almost certainly develop some degree of dental disease as they get older.  Some breeds will get it much worse than others and at a relatively younger age. Not only is bad breath unpleasant to live with; it also means…

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Dental problems to look out for in your rabbit's teeth

What is special about rabbit’s teeth? The layout of a rabbit's teeth is unique, and similar only to other lagomorphs such as hares. The back teeth are used for grinding and the front incisors used for cutting and slicing. They don't have canine teeth as they don't need to kill things to eat. The upper…

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The best toys to engage your cat to play

Do you remember your kitten’s early days? Simply waggling a toy mouse in their general direction was enough to get them geared up to play! Now your cat is an adult, sleeping may well take priority over any form of exercise! We’re here to help with advice on some of the best toys to encourage…

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Top 6 dog walks in the UK

The New Year has rung in and what better way to kick start your resolutions, than to go on an adventure with your canine pal! We’ve compiled some stunning, dog friendly walks across the UK – so what are you waiting for? Grab your walking boots, poo bags and your dog’s lead and off you…

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