Advice for new cat owners

Advice for new cat owners

So, you’ve decided that you are ready to welcome a new cat into your household – congratulations! With some dedicated care on your part, you should have a loving feline companion for the next 12-18 years. When searching for your new friend, consider whether you...
“A Christmas case of tummy upset”

“A Christmas case of tummy upset”

Pepper is a seven-year-old female Schnauzer, who is very tolerant when her family decides to dress her up for Christmas (with her little white beard, she makes a delightful doggy Santa).  A couple of days after Christmas two years ago, Pepper seemed quieter than...
Healthy pet weight 101

Healthy pet weight 101

Did you know that around 50% of dogs and cats are above their ideal healthy weight? It can be really difficult to notice gradual weight gain in your pet when you see them every day! Why is it harmful for my pet to be overweight? Unfortunately, being overweight can put...
Cat anxiety: Not feline very good!

Cat anxiety: Not feline very good!

Did you know that many cases of feline anxiety may sadly go unrecognised?  This is because cats, not being pack animals, won’t always seek social support as a dog would, and instead may mask feelings of stress to avoid appearing “vulnerable”. What are the potential...
Atopy management

Atopy management

Has your pet been diagnosed with an underlying allergy as the cause of their recurrent ear or skin irritation?  Whilst this can be disappointing news to receive, you and your pet can take comfort in the fact that we are very familiar with the management of allergies!...
Dental Duties

Dental Duties

Veterinarians frequently recommend pet “dentals”, but what does this procedure actually involve? Read on as we explain more about what happens during a dental procedure, and how we can help keep your pet’s pearly whites clean and healthy!   Anaesthesia For a...