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Christmas foodstuffs to AVOID feeding your pet

No creature loves chestnuts roasting on an open fire more than your dog or cat – or any portion of food, for that matter. But while it can be tempting to sneak your pet a few festive treats here and there during the holiday season, we’d advise you to hold off on sneaking your pets […]

Fireworks – the dos and don’ts of animal safety

While we all love nothing more than gawping up at the beautiful colours that fireworks create, there’s little that frightens pets more than the confusing loud noises that surround them on Guy Fawkes Night or New Year’s Eve. When November 5th comes round again next year, or when the inevitable barrage of fireworks goes off […]

Alert to dog owners

There has been a confirmed case of Parvovirus in the Hungerford area. Parvovirus disease is characterised by weakness and severe bloody vomiting and diarrhoea. Dogs – especially puppies – dehydrate quickly once they contract this condition. It can even be fatal in some cases due to the dehydration and – occasionally – severe blood loss. […]

New tick-borne disease discovered in the UK – keep your dog safe!

Scientists at University of Bristol conducting the Big Tick Project have said that recently confirmed cases of Babesia canis in four dogs Essex based dogs, have increased the need for surveillance of tick-borne disease in the UK. Launched last year, the Big Tick Project has become the largest-ever veterinary study of ticks and tick-borne disease in the […]

Lets talk about Worms…

Roundworms – Roundworms are large white worms with cylindrical bodies. The adult roundworm lives in the small intestine and feeds on the gut contents. Cats can contract roundworm by eating their larvae which then develop and breed within the body. Worms and eggs are then passed out in the faeces. These eggs develop into larvae […]