Potential Dangers at Easter

Potential Dangers at Easter

Easter is a great time to catch up with friends and family and enjoy the festivities and of course chocolate! But it can be a potentially dangerous time for our pets with many toxins present in our favourite Easter treats. Chocolate Chocolate contains theobromine...
Parasite Control

Parasite Control

Intestinal Worms Intestinal worms live in the gastrointestinal systems of cats and dogs and include hookworm, roundworm, whipworm and tapeworm. If you don’t regularly worm your pet, these little nasties can cause severe diarrhoea and disease, especially in younger...
Desexing

Desexing

What is Desexing? Desexing, or neutering, involves removing part of a pet’s reproductive system so that they can’t breed. Usually, this procedure is performed on dogs and cats, but others such as rabbits and ferrets can also be desexed. In female animals, it is called...
Fledglings

Fledglings

Spring is upon us and baby birds are learning to fly. Do you know what to do if you see a fledgling? The best thing to do is to leave the bird alone.  Most of the time it’s parents will be around keeping it safe and watching it as it hops around or sits on the...
Pets and a New Baby

Pets and a New Baby

The arrival of a new baby is an exciting time for the family- but it can sometimes be very confusing for a pet! While they may be delighted by the new addition to the family it usually involves less attention and a change of routine for them. By gradually reducing the...