Exercising with your dog

Fit not fat. You and your dog – TOP TIPS for the New Year It’s that time of the year again, when many of us make New Year’s resolutions. What about our dogs though? If they could, many would probably want to lose weight and get fitter; just like ourselves. Did you know that 60%…

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Help your cat to lose weight

Cats have a very interesting evolutionary history which has a huge effect on the way they process their food.  Most people are aware that rabbits and cows are herbivores, meaning they eat only grass and vegetable matter. Humans and dogs are omnivores, which means they can survive on a varied diet, including, meat, vegetables and…

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Keeping your dog safe during winter

When winter hits it's important to make sure your dog is well prepared to ensure they stay safe and well throughout the cold weather. Read on to discover top vet advice on how to keep your dog safe during winter. Breed Depending on the breed of dog, some of our canines can be particularly ill-equipped…

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Travelling with your pet at Christmas

Christmas can be a stressful time for everyone and having to make arrangements for your pets if you’re going away, can be a nightmare. We’ll give you some tips and advice on how to make travelling with your pet at Christmas easier and what other options are available if you choose to leave your pet…

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How to include your pet in the Christmas festivities

Christmas is a time to look forward to every year and, it’s nearly here again! We of course look forward to spending the festive season with members of our family and our pets too. We want to involve them and of course indulge them. The supermarkets and pet stores are full of merchandise to tempt…

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Christmas dangers for pets

Christmas dinner The biggest cause of poorly dogs and cats over the festive season is sometimes our own fault. We want to treat our beloved pets as part of the family during the festivities including giving them a taste of our own Christmas indulgences. This is not just the Christmas dinner itself, but anything that…

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Pet passports

If you are planning to travel to the EU post 29th March 2019 Brexit with your pet, it is important you contact your local veterinary surgery as soon as possible for an update of any potential new requirements.   We advise clients to think well in advance of travel and allow at least 4 months before…

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10 signs that your rabbit is under the weather

10 signs that your rabbit is under the weather 1. Not moving around, sitting hunched up This can be a sign of several different problems with your rabbit. There may be nothing else to see, but your rabbit needs veterinary attention as many conditions are fatal if not treated urgently. 2. Loss of appetite, looking…

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Health problems to look out for in your cat

Health problems to look out for in your cat Our cats are part of the family and are very much creatures of habit, so often the first thing you might notice is a change of routine. Your cat might behave differently, either being more or less affectionate. These signs can be difficult to interpret, even…

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