Latest News 

May 2024

  • With the weather improving, pets are going to start spending more time in the garden so it is important to be aware that some plants are toxic to cats and dogs.  These links explain more:
  • The RSPB are celebrating National Hedgerow Week from 6-12 May. Find out more here
  • The 6-12 May is also Sun Awareness week.  These articles from Blue Cross and PDSA give good advice on keeping pets safe from the sun.
  • May 8th is World Donkey Day but do donkeys make good pets? You can read more on the Countryfile website here.

April 2024

  • April is National Pet Month which provides educational campaigns and resources aimed at raising awareness of responsible pet ownership.
  • The deadline for neutering the youngest XL Bully dogs is to be extended following engagement with the veterinary industry. The new deadline to neuter XL Bully dogs that were under seven months on the 31st January 2024 will be 30th June 2025.  You can read more here.
  • The changing of the clocks reminds us that we are well and truly in Spring and the following websites offer some good Spring pet care advice:-
  • This new research from the Royal Veterinary College highlights most common disorders in UK pet guinea pigs.
  • There is new legislation regulating primate pets, in effect banning the practice of keeping them as pets.  You can read more here.

March 2024

  • Crufts takes place this month from 7th to 10th.
  • Tick Bite Prevention Week takes place from March 25th to March 31st.  These websites provide useful help & advice.

February 2024

January 2024

  • New legal restrictions on XL Bully dogs are now in force as of 31st December 2023.  Clients can read the government advice here.

  • January is National Walk your dog month below - both the RSPCA and PDSA provide information and advice for dog walking.

  • Blue Cross provide this information for looking after dogs during winter and this advice specifically dealing with Christmas dangers.

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