Flat-faced dogs can’t stand the heat

Flat-faced dogs can’t stand the heat

It’s time to crank the air-conditioning for flat-faced dogs such as the Pug, French Bulldog and Cavalier King Charles Spaniel. These dogs (known as Brachycephalic breeds) are not very well designed for our hot summer months and are very susceptible to heat...

Happy travels

Are you travelling with your pet this summer? If the answer is ‘yes’, there are a few things you need to think about to help keep your pet happy, healthy and safe. A good place to start is by asking the question: Is my pet healthy? You don’t want to take your...

A little bit thirsty?

Is your pet a bit thirstier than usual? 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...

Spring is in the air and so is itchy skin

Itchy skin can cause absolute chaos and really affect your dog’s quality of life. One of the most common and frustrating ‘itchy skin’ conditions we see in dogs is atopic dermatitis. This inflammatory condition is caused by a reaction to allergens in...

What should I feed my pet?

It can be very overwhelming when trying to choose the best diet for your pet. There are so many options out there and each seem to claim to provide specific health benefits for your pet. What is the most suitable diet for your pet? That’s easy! A diet...

Managing arthritic pets

If your pet has been diagnosed with arthritis don’t despair! There are multiple ways we can treat the disease and help your pet live a longer and more comfortable life. They key to managing the disease is a multi-targeted approach. If we use a combination of...