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Case Study: Amanda and Ollie

Posted On 2016-06-13 11:06:54

When Ollie wasn’t his normal boisterous self, Amanda Smith immediately knew that something wasn’t quite right. Usually a vocal Scottish Terrier with a penchant for eating plants and chewing furniture, when Ollie started to behave so lethargically, Amanda began to spot other signs that indicated a visit to the vets... more

Case Study: Jackie and Oscar

Posted On 2016-06-09 09:06:19

  Dachshunds are charming and lively little dogs; incredibly loyal, playful and affectionate. Jackie’s dogs mean everything to her, so when she let her dachshund Oscar out into the garden and noticed him walking oddly, she was immediately worried. “This had happened before, so I thought I was being paranoid,”... more

Pet Rehoming and Adoption

Posted On 2016-05-10 01:05:30

  Pet ownership has always been a passion in the UK. According to the PMFA 2015 Pet population report, 46% of households own the 58.4 million pets in this country. However, sometimes situations change. You may want to bring an animal into your life or you may find that your... more

Pet Adoption Case Study: Dan and Esteban

Posted On 2016-05-05 11:05:52

The United Kingdom is known as a country of pet lovers. From moggies to mongrels, chinchillas to chihuahuas, 46% of households own 58.4 million pets*. Many people choose to go down the route of adopting an animal that is delegated for rehoming. When Dan and his girlfriend decided to adopt... more

Canine Babesiosis

Posted On 2016-04-28 03:04:21

Harlow outbreak Dog owners in the UK are being warned to remain on the look-out for a deadly tick-borne disease that could be spreading across the country. Four dogs were diagnosed with babesiosis, throughout February and March, in Harlow, Essex. All of the animals were exercised on the same patch... more

Insure All UK Pets

Posted On 2016-04-15 03:04:24

At www.pet-insurance.co.uk we have made it our Mission for 2016 to get that big red seal for each UK owner to say that their pet is INSURED! Dog Microchipping Law Since the 6th April 2016, it has been a legal requirement for all owners in England, Scotland and Wales to... more

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