How often does my dog need worming?

2021-06-16T10:48:31+01:00

Dogs are, sadly, subject to a wide variety of unpleasant parasitic worms. These can cause weight loss, diarrhoea, stomach upsets, and even anaemia, liver or brain and eye disease in some cases. However, worms in the gut aren’t the only issue - lungworm is an increasing issue across the UK and Ireland. This worm causes [...]

How often does my dog need worming?2021-06-16T10:48:31+01:00

Why are pets good for your health?

2021-06-16T10:47:47+01:00

We’ve shared our lives with domesticated animals for more than 10,000 years, but have only recently started to study and understand the importance of the human-animal bond. Now 90% of pet owners see their pet as part of the family. While we look after them, they in return look after us. It’s proven that interacting [...]

Why are pets good for your health?2021-06-16T10:47:47+01:00

Lungworm – what is it and how to prevent it?

2021-06-16T10:46:47+01:00

There are a range of different lungworms in Ireland - the Fox Lungworm (Crenosoma vulpis), the Cat Lungworm (Aelurostrongylus abstrusus) and the Dog Lungworm (Angiostrongylus vasorum). However, it is the Dog Lungworm that is the most dangerous, and that’s the one we’ll be talking about in this blog. Does it live in the dog’s lungs? [...]

Lungworm – what is it and how to prevent it?2021-06-16T10:46:47+01:00

Why Sign Up To Our Pet Healthcare Plan?

2021-06-10T13:35:08+01:00

Do you find it difficult to keep up to date with your pet’s healthcare needs? With yearly vaccinations required and an overwhelming selection of parasitic products to choose from, it is easy for owners to fall behind on their pet’s preventative treatments. Our Pet Healthcare Plan can make preventative healthcare easy for all dog and [...]

Why Sign Up To Our Pet Healthcare Plan?2021-06-10T13:35:08+01:00

Helping your pet lose weight

2021-02-15T07:21:33+00:00

As we enter February, many of us may be putting our New Year’s resolutions to the back of our minds. Maybe this is the perfect opportunity to share the weight loss motivation with your pet? In fact, actually forming a team with your pet, to both lose weight together may help - the extra walkies [...]

Helping your pet lose weight2021-02-15T07:21:33+00:00

Winter Hazards

2020-12-23T14:27:06+00:00

As the weather gets colder, we need to think about how we can help our pets stay healthy throughout winter. We also need to provide our elderly or unwell pets with extra care, as they are more vulnerable to the effects of cold and icy conditions. To keep our pets safe there are several small [...]

Winter Hazards2020-12-23T14:27:06+00:00

Is Weight Loss your Pet’s New Year’s Resolution?

2020-01-15T11:27:33+00:00

As the New Year dawns, the fun is sadly coming to an end. No doubt many of you are back to work, perhaps with a slight headache from the last party! Maybe this year, you’ve decided to make New Year’s resolutions, like drink less, eat healthier, or go to the gym more. Whether you stick [...]

Is Weight Loss your Pet’s New Year’s Resolution?2020-01-15T11:27:33+00:00

Keeping your pet safe through the holiday season

2019-12-23T12:02:56+00:00

Christmas is a time for celebration, but it can also bring with it some seasonal dangers for our pets. Keep reading for a list of some of the most common pet-related hazards that the festive season can bring.   Christmas trees, presents and decorations Christmas decorations can be very intriguing to curious pets and can [...]

Keeping your pet safe through the holiday season2019-12-23T12:02:56+00:00

The importance of socialisation for puppies and kittens

2020-06-02T10:00:48+01:00

Socialisation is the process of getting new pets accustomed to their new environment, along with learning appropriate behaviours. The aim is to introduce a wide variety of people, situations and animals, and to give them a chance to explore. Although easy to do, it does take time, patience, regular effort and planning. It will give [...]

The importance of socialisation for puppies and kittens2020-06-02T10:00:48+01:00

Dental disease in dogs and cats

2020-06-02T10:03:51+01:00

Dental disease is the most common problem facing our furry friends, with the majority of both dogs and cats showing some signs of disease by the age of 3. This is a painful condition and is a welfare concern so needs to be managed as soon as it is identified. Fortunately, this is preventable and [...]

Dental disease in dogs and cats2020-06-02T10:03:51+01:00
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