Dog

Coping with the Cold

17 / Jun / 2019

Hypothermia occurs when the body’s temperature falls and the pet cannot maintain a normal temperature. Decreased body temperatures can affect the central nervous, cardiovascular, respiratory and immune system. Hypothermia is characterised by 3 phases: Mild 32-35°C Moderate 28-32°C Severe

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Seresto No Need To Bite

09 / Apr / 2019

Confused about which tick and flea treatments to use for your dog? Chewable tick and flea treatments, which work by circulating in your dog’s blood, rely on ticks and fleas to bite your dog in order to work. However, with external products like Seresto, ticks and fleas come into contact with the medication as soon

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Purchasing your First Puppy – Fact Sheet

09 / Apr / 2019

Puppy checklist/Items you will need:  A lead & collar or harness & collar Training pad A teething bone House breaking aids A play rope bone A soft comfy toy for bedtime Grooming tools Suitable shampoo & coat conditioner A kennel to keep dry A selection of healthy age appropriate treats Purchase a good quality, age

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Advocate No Need To Bite

07 / Sep / 2018

Parasite protection is important, but there are a lot of options which can be confusing. Internal treatments, like chewable tablets, rely on your pet being bitten by fleas for the medication to work. With treatments like Advocate, which work on the outside of the dog, fleas come into contact with the medication as soon as

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5 Top Tips for Training your Puppy to Welcome Visitors – Fact Sheet

29 / Aug / 2018

 5 Top Tips for Training your Puppy to Welcome Visitors – Fact Sheet For new puppy owners here are the 5 top tips to training 1. Set your puppy up for success – ask every visitor to offer your pup a treat before they have any other interaction with the puppy. 2. Be generous with

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Flea Information – Fact Sheet

29 / Aug / 2018

Flea Information – Fact Sheet Fleas (Ctenocephalides felis felis- the common flea), these ectoparasites can make our lives and our pets miserable with the vicious cycle of scratching and biting of the skin. The best way to combat fleas is to understand their lifecycle. It is important to understand that the fleas on a pet

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Purchasing your First Puppy – Fact Sheet

28 / Aug / 2018

Purchasing your First Puppy – Fact Sheet Puppy checklist/Items you will need: A lead & collar or harness & collar Training pads A teething bone House breaking aids A play rope bone A soft comfy toy for bedtime Grooming tools Suitable shampoo & coat conditioner A kennel to keep dry A selection of healthy age

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Dogs and Allergies

23 / Jul / 2018

Overview Allergies in dogs are one of the most common conditions seen by veterinarians. It can be a very frustrating condition for both the pet and pet owner. But, there are many things you can try to help alleviate the symptoms. Most skin allergies are due to airborne pollens and not food. It is estimated

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The canine guide to lumps and bumps on dogs

14 / Feb / 2018

Does your dog have a lump or bump on or under their skin? While lumps and bumps are more common in older dogs, younger dogs can get them too. 1 Most lumps and bumps are benign (non-cancerous), but some of them can be malignant (cancerous). The older your dog is, the higher their chance of

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