Monthly Archives: March 2016

The birds and the bees

Posted On 2016-03-22 04:03:00

If you haven’t had your pets neutered this season could welcome unexpected bundles of pups and kittens. Thousands of unwanted pets are abandoned every year and put to sleep because there aren’t enough homes, so it’s important to take the necessary steps to prevent this. THE REPRODUCTIVE CYCLE As day... more

Pet care when out and about

Posted On 2016-03-22 04:03:00

You re bound to spend more time outside thanks to the improving weather, so here’s some useful advice from our veterinary experts if you re venturing into the great outdoors. EXERCISING Giving your pet the freedom to play is important for their health and wellbeing, and sticking to a routine... more

Easter treats and spring cleaning

Posted On 2016-03-22 04:03:00

Peckish pets love Easter, where chocolate treats are on-hand around the home. But remember that chocolate contains caffeine and theobromine which are cardiac stimulants that can be lethal for dogs and cats, and hot-cross buns, with their currants and raisins, can cause kidney failure. Be sure to keep human treats... more

Cat breeding with the Wardle family

Posted On 2016-03-22 04:03:00

My eldest son wanted a zebra It’s a familiar story; a child’s birthday, an outrageous present demand Any parent would go to the ends of the Earth to make their child happy on their birthday. However, when Catherine Wardle asked her son what was top of his wish list, she... more

A report from Crufts 2016

Posted On 2016-03-22 04:03:00

I have to say it was an experience and a lovely prize. Competition winner Louise Grierson certainly had a memorable time at one of the more eventful Crufts of recent years. Louise was fortunate enough to win the www.pet-insurance.co.uk competition to for a pair of tickets to the Crufts Sunday... more