Easter Hazards

Easter can be an exciting time for both adults and children. While we prepare for Easter, it is essential to keep an eye on potential dangers for your furry friend.ChocolateChocolate contains caffeine and theobromine (a chemical compound found in the cacao plant), which can be fatal to our pets. It is important to keep chocolate [...]

Arthritis

Ouch! Do you ever experience sore joints on a chilly morning? Like humans, our furry best friends can experience aches and pains caused by arthritis. These pains can become more intense over the cooler months - let us teach you a little about this common condition, so you can keep an eye out for symptoms [...]

Separation Anxiety

You've likely been spending lots of time at home during the pandemic, and no doubt your dog has enjoyed this quality time with you. If like many, you've welcomed a new furry family member into your home during this period, they'll be very used to having you around most of the time. This poses a [...]

Hot-spots

Hot-spots are a common problem amongst dogs, and some breeds like golden retrievers, labradors, and rottweilers may be more susceptible to these than others. What is a hot spot? A hot-spot can otherwise be known as a ‘moist skin rash,’ acute moist dermatitis, or pyotraumatic dermatitis. It is an area of skin or lesion [...]

Barbecue & Picnic Hazards

With the sun shining and beautiful warm weather upon us – who can resist a picnic or barbecue with friends!?It is a wonderful opportunity to spend time outdoors and the perfect chance for your pet to come along for some quality time together. If you are taking your furry friend along to picnics and barbecues, there [...]

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