Health & Wellbeing

Our vet and pet care experts have put together the latest information and advice on how to ensure your furry friend is happy and healthy.

August 14

10 Simple Tips to Help Your Cat Lose Weight

So, you have been told your feline friend is a little on the "round" side. Unlike dogs, we can’t just make sure our cat is going for walks. How can we help them lose weight?

August 10

Why Worming Your Pet is so Important

What worms are important in our cats and dogs and what is the best way to protect them and your family from parasites?

January 11

How to Avoid Heat Stress in Your Pet this Summer

Temperatures are set to soar and its important that you are aware of the risk of heat stress in your pets.

January 6

Summer Tips to Keep Your Pets Healthy

People aren’t the only ones who love the dog days of summer. For everyone, including […]

December 29

Anal Glands: What Are They and Do I Need to Express Them?

Most dog owners have no idea what anal glands are, and judging by how unappetising […]

October 3

What To Do if you See a Tick

So your dog or cat has a tick? Don't panic, here's what to do to keep your pet safe this summer...

September 24

5 Tips for Travelling with your Pet

It’s getting to that time of year when we start planning our summer holidays. Are you planning on including your pet? Here's are some tips to ensure your furry friend is happy and safe in the car.

May 24

Can Pets have Allergies?

Does your pet start scratching at this time of year? Lick and chew their feet non-stop? Or develop skin infections, bottom itching or ear problems?

March 16

Should you feed your Pet a Grain Free Diet?

Grain free, hypoallergenic pet diets are becoming increasingly popular. Dr Eloise Bright discusses whether cats and dogs are allergic to grain, what causes food allergies, and whether you should buy your pet a grain free food.

March 9

Hachoo! What is Cat Flu and How Do You Treat it?

If your cat is sneezing, has a runny nose or is squinting its eyes a lot, chances are it is suffering from something called cat flu - a virus that is easily spread from one feline to the next.

February 3

Why you shouldn’t feed your Pet a Supermarket Diet

Buying pet food from the supermarket is quick, convenient and often cheaper. Unfortunately, it's also a lot less healthy and nutritious for your pet, and may cause serious and expensive health problems in the long run.

January 27

How to Bathe your Cat and Survive Scratch-Free

Cats are generally quite good at keep themselves clean, and rarely do they need a bath (let alone want one). Those few times that they do, however, usually fill their owners with anxiety and dread... after all, those claws are pretty sharp!