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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Hand Reared Bird Fact Sheet

29 / Aug / 2018

Hand Reared Bird Fact Sheet Check list Small parrot seed Small parrot pellets Coop cups Calci grit Cage cleaner spray Mite & lice spray Wormer Avi-vite Parrot cage with removable grid (largest you can accommodate) Selection of suitable toys (minimum of 3) Rope perch SETTING UP YOUR CAGE Hand reared birds love attention and like

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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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Caring For Your Budgerigars

29 / Aug / 2018

BUDGERIGARS “Budgies” are the single most popular pet bird and are also called “Parakeet” in other parts of the world including the USA. Baby Budgies can be easily identified as the feathering on the top of their head has a series of dark bars that continue down to the cere. The cere is the fleshy

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