Spring is here and we are heading to the country for hearty walks and the sun on our faces - but not before reading our top tips for a safe time.
"Breeding like rabbits" - that phrase was coined for a reason! Well-known for their ability to rapidly increase numbers, those two cute bundles of fluff you brought home can quickly turn into dozens, even hundreds, of rabbits if not neutered. Neutering also has health and behavioural benefits for the individual. Our Lead Veterinary Surgeon has a Certificate in Zoological Medicine (Exotic Pets) and looks at the subject in depth.
A twisted stomach, which vets call Gastric Dilatation and Volvulus (GDV), is a potentially life-threatening condition that can progress very quickly. Urgent veterinary care is needed to ensure your pet has the best chance of survival. We look at what you need to know to understand the condition and spot the signs promptly.
It's rarely your pet's idea of fun, but cleaning and treating cats' and dogs' ears is a skill we may need to acquire. We look at what you need to know to succeed.
Dogs can suffer from bladder problems if crystals develop in their urine and these crystals clump together to form stones within the bladder. We look at why this happens and what can be done about it.
Hearing that your dog or cat has a heart murmur can be very worrying for any owner. We look to put your mind at rest with the lowdown on what murmurs are, what they mean and what to do for your pet’s best care.
If your cat has kidney disease, you will need sufficient information to understand the disease and sufficient time and support to help you make the right decisions for your cat - and we can help. So can you spots the signs?
With the main firework season behind us, this is - perhaps surprisingly - the time to consider treating dogs who are afraid of fireworks. Read on to discover how.
In an ideal world, we would all have a sizable pot of money tucked away to pay for veterinary care, in case our beloved pets suffer illness or injury. In its absence, having pet insurance can bring peace of mind and offer more advanced or specialist treatment without worrying about the cost – but policies vary hugely and the devil is in the detail. Read our guide to help you make an informed choice.