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Summer Heat Hazards

Summer Heat Hazards

As we reach the peak of summer we welcome long hot days and balmy nights. It’s the best time of the year to get out and about with your pet but there are a few hazards you need to watch out for.  Heat stroke: It can be easy to overdo it in the summer and heat stress...

The “Twelve Pet Hazards of Christmas”

The “Twelve Pet Hazards of Christmas”

We’d like to help make sure your pet stays happy and healthy this silly season so here’s a list we’ve compiled of the ‘Twelve Pet Hazards of Christmas’: Christmas can be a risky time for your pet. There is usually lots of food around as well as plenty of people,...

Water bowl blues

Water bowl blues

"Why is my pet so thirsty?" Are you filling up their water bowl more often, or have you noticed them drinking from the shower or toilet? An increase in thirst can be one of the first signs of kidney disease and if you are worried you should arrange a check-up with us....

It’s all in the eyes

It’s all in the eyes

Pardon the pun, but you don’t have to be blind to see that your pet’s eyes are very important! Eye issues can be serious. That’s why, if you notice anything unusual about your pet’s eyes, it’s best to have them checked out ASAP. Conditions like conjunctivitis, corneal...

Kidney disease can be thirsty work

Kidney disease can be thirsty work

If your pet is thirstier than usual it could be a sign of kidney disease. The increase in thirst may only be subtle but if you find yourself filling up the water bowl more regularly or even notice your pet drinking from the shower recess, you should arrange a check-up...

Itchy and scratchy

Itchy and scratchy

You don’t need us to tell you that an episode of "itchy and scratchy" can be extremely frustrating for you and your pet. If the cycle of itch, scratch, rub and lick continues, it can leave your pet feeling uncomfortable, frustrated and quite unwell. Not to mention the...