Prep Your Pet For Travel

Dave DeaneFeatured, Pets, Travel

-Words by PV Influencer, Dave Deane If you are going away this year, remember to consider your pets. Our pets can be quite sensitive to change and even things that we would not consider to be stressful can cause our pets anxiety. There are many measures that can be taken to reduce this but aiming to keep their routine as … Read More

Top tips for firework anxiety

Dave DeaneFeatured, Pets

Here are some top tips for keeping your pets happy when fireworks are lighting the sky. Keep your pets indoors during times of fireworks Making sure they have had a good walk before dark and a big meal can help make them relax and feel sleepy As hard as it is, allow them to pace, bark/miaow, and hide if they … Read More

Snow Joke for Pets

Dave DeaneChristmas, Pets

As Christmas approaches there are a lot of changes in our houses including lots of tasty food. This doesn’t go unnoticed by our furry friends and their very inquisitive noses. As pet owners there are several food items that we need to pay particular attention to during the festive period. Chocolate and raises are two of these and are found … Read More

Plus-Size Pets

Dave DeanePets, Wellbeing

Obesity is one of the biggest health problems seen on a daily basis in veterinary practice. Excess calorie intake is the most likely cause and it is rare for medical problems to cause obesity in pets. As dogs are scavengers in the wild they have an inherent need to always fill their stomachs as they do not know when their … Read More

Looking after our fur-iendly friends in the summer

Dave DeanePets

In warm environments, dogs regulate their body temperature by panting. Heatstroke happens where a dog is unable to do this efficiently which can be very serious and even life threatening. An otherwise very healthy dog can suffer fatal damage from heatstroke and, the scary thing is, it can only take a matter of minutes.  It is well known that hot cars … Read More

Dental health for pets

Dave DeaneFeatured, Pets

Vaccination is only a small part of your pet’s annual health check. Your vet will also be doing a full clinical exam and checking that your pet is fit and healthy. One of the most common areas to discover problems is your pet’s mouth. Dental disease is the most common health problem seen in cats and dogs, with more than … Read More