Urinary Obstruction in Cats and Dogs

For pet owners, it can be difficult seeing your furry friend become ill, in pain and discomfort. This can sometimes be the case with lower urinary tract obstruction, a life-threatening problem that can affect both cats and dogs. We’ve spoken to our pet health expert about urinary obstructions in pets, the symptoms, and what to […]


What to do if You Need a Vet in an Emergency

As a pet owner, it’s never easy seeing your dog or cat become ill. Unfortunately, just like people, our pets can sometimes require emergency medical or surgical care. From life-threatening conditions that present acutely, to poisoning and accidental injury, there are many reasons you might need immediate access to a vet.* That’s why we’ve spoken […]


HOW TO GIVE YOUR PET MEDICATION

Sometimes, giving your dog or cat medication can be an essential part of helping them get over an illness, condition, or recover from treatment. It’s not always easy, and even experienced pet owners can find getting their animal to accept medicines a challenge! We spoke to our pet health expert to get more information about […]


SHOULD WORKERS HAVE THE RIGHT TO PET BEREAVEMENT LEAVE?

Coming to the end of your adventures together and losing a beloved dog or cat can be an awful experience for any pet owner. In the last few months, bereavement following the loss of a pet has been getting some media attention since the launch of a petition calling for UK employers to offer pet […]


10 WINTER CAT HEALTH HAZARDS YOU NEED TO KNOW!

The onset of winter means it’s time to crank up the heating, boil the kettle and settle in for a cosy day indoors! However, the colder season can also come with its own risks to the health of our cats. All cat owners want to keep their four legged friends safe, whatever the weather. Which […]


LUNGWORM OUTBREAK IN THE UK: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW!

Once widely believed to have been limited to the south of England and Wales, lungworm has spread to all areas of the UK, including the north of England and Scotland. Dogs are one of the primary hosts of lungworm, a parasite which can be fatal to your furry friends if ingested. Here’s what you need […]


LIVING WITH A CAT IN AN APARTMENT: HOW TO MAKE IT WORK

Being a cat parent comes with many fantastic rewards! However, living alongside a feline in a smaller flat can also come with a few challenges. Whether you’re welcoming a cat into your flat, or looking to move with your furry friend, we’ve got some helpful tips to make living with a cat in an apartment […]


HOW TO KEEP YOUR CAT SAFE ON BONFIRE NIGHT

Bonfire Night is an event many people look forward to every year! Your cat, however, might not share the same enthusiasm for fireworks and bonfires. This is because their hearing is so much more sensitive than ours. They also won’t understand why there’s so much noise, and could perceive it as something dangerous. Find out […]


13 REASONS TO ADOPT A BLACK CAT

Every cat owner is aware of just how great felines can be! It’s a sad fact, however, that there are always so many kitties in shelters awaiting adoption. This especially applies to black cats, who seem to have a harder time finding a new home than their more colourful counterparts. We’re not sure why this […]


YOUR STORY: DUKE THE BOXER

All pet owners know that it’s never nice to see your furry friend in discomfort. Fortunately, if you spot a problem early, it can often be easier to nip it in the bud. That was the case for Duke, the six-year-old Boxer, who was recently diagnosed with an abnormal growth of bone in his spine. […]