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Keeping Your Retriever Risk-Free This Summer

The second worst thing about the record-high summers we seem to get year after year is trying to get to sleep at night. All that tossing and turning, the sheet sticking to your skin thanks to the glue-like sweat you … Continue reading

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Making Your Pet Feel Comfortable

As a pet owner you are tasked with the very important job of ensuring that your pet is as comfortable as it can be. It is your responsibility to make sure they are never left wanting in the comfort department … Continue reading

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New Research into Devastating Disease Affecting Cavalier King Charles Spaniels

Researchers at the Royal Veterinary College have found that Cavalier King Charles Spaniels affected by syringomyelia and Chiari-like malformation, have an irregular, “drunk-like” gait, measured in variation of gait characteristics, and a wider distance between the thoracic limb paws resulting in … Continue reading

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The Most Common Illnesses in Dogs

  There are a number of common illnesses and health conditions that dogs may suffer from during their lifetime. As our best friends, it can be upsetting when our furry friends appear to be in pain or unwell. You know … Continue reading

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Lungworm Awareness Campaign Launched on Wave of Social ‘Petworking’ Trend

                  A new Instagram profile, @DangerousSnail25, is launching this week on the back of a growing trend for people to post photos of their pets online. The campaign will raise awareness of … Continue reading

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All You Need To Know About Keeping Fish As Pets

Believe it or not but fish make brilliant pets. They’re a great alternative if you don’t have enough room for a bigger pet like a cat or dog. Below, you will find a few helpful pieces of advice that revolve … Continue reading

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Insight: How To Care For An Elderly Dog

Dogs make fantastic pets. They’re loyal, trusting, loving and lots of fun, especially when they’re puppies. But they don’t stay puppies, and there’s a lot you need to know about looking after an elderly dog to ensure its twilight years … Continue reading

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Canine Health Campaigners “Dismayed” by Crufts ‘Best in Breed’ Champ

Campaigners for tighter health checks on Cavalier King Charles Spaniels, a breed beset by hereditary health issues, say they are “dismayed” the Kennel Club is “ignoring” their concerns – after a dog crowned ‘Best in Breed’ at Crufts has “been … Continue reading

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How to Spot Food Intolerance in your Cat

By Dr. Jeremy Campbell BVSc, MANZCVS (Feline Med) RCVS Advanced Practitioner (Feline Medicine) MRCVS The Pets At Home AVA brand food recall over the Thiamine problems is the stuff of every cat owner’s nightmare. The cat is eating, everything seems … Continue reading

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Exclusive Interview with The Kennel Club on New Health Group for Cavaliers

Crufts, the world’s biggest dog show, kicks off next week, but in recent years it has been dogged by controversy ranging from alleged poisoning of a dog to ‘deformed’ or unhealthy dogs winning trophies. One such breed that has attracted … Continue reading

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