Moving house with your rabbit

Moving house with your rabbit Routine and familiarity are important for rabbits, so moving house can be particularly stressful for them. Our article gives you advice on how to move successfully with your pet. If you have any concerns, either before or after the move, contact your local Healthy Pet Club practice for advice. Overheating…

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Moving house with your cat

Moving house with your cat Moving house is stressful for any family – if you have a cat, there are even more things to worry about. However, good planning decreases the chances of anything going wrong. Planning ahead The following advice will help you to plan: One option is to book your cat into a…

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Choosing holiday care for your dog

Choosing holiday care for your dog It’s holiday season and many of us are looking forward to some precious ‘down time’ away from home. For most dogs, family holidays mean going to kennels or visits from a dog-sitter. The team at your local Healthy Pet Club practice have put together some points to help you decide…

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Prevention and management of plant poisoning in cats

Prevention and management of plant poisoning in cats In general, cats are fairly careful about what they eat and plant poisoning is quite rare. However, young, curious or bored cats may nibble on plants, and any cat can ingest pollen, plant needles or seeds when grooming. This article gives you an overview of plant poisoning…

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Prevention of flystrike in rabbits

Prevention of flystrike in rabbits Flystrike is an extremely painful and potentially fatal condition that can occur, seemingly without warning, in the warmer months. This article summarises how to prevent flystrike and what to do if your rabbit is affected. If you would like more advice, don’t hesitate to contact your local Healthy Pet Club practice…

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Moving house with your dog

Moving house with your dog Moving house is stressful for everybody, including your dog. This guide – put together by your local Healthy Pet Club practice – should help make the day go smoothly. Planning ahead The following tips may be useful: Consider putting your dog into kennels or sending him to a friend or…

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Transporting Your Cat

Transporting your cat The only way to transport a cat safely is in a cat carrier. However, there is little more frustrating than being unable to get your cat into your carrier. If this sounds familiar, read on – the vets at your local Healthy Pet Club practice  have some advice. Remember Leave plenty of…

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Travelling with your rabbit

Travelling with your rabbit Rabbits are best left at home, but sometimes they need to be transported – moving house and veterinary visits are obvious examples. Travelling can be stressful for your bunny so, in recognition of Rabbit Awareness week (2nd-10th June 2018), the team at your local Healthy Pet Club practice have put together some…

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Poisoning in cats

Poisoning in cats Spring is a good time to think about protecting your pet from the hazards of poisoning within the house. Depending on the toxin to which your cat has been exposed, she may show a range of unusual symptoms and behaviours. If you suspect that your cat may have been poisoned, don’t hesitate…

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