Summertime Series: Heatstroke in Dogs: How to Treat and Prevent It

Summertime is a great time to get outside and enjoy the weather, but it’s also important to be aware of the dangers that hot weather can pose to our furry friends. Dogs are particularly susceptible to heatstroke, which can be fatal if not treated quickly. In this blog post, we will discuss the symptoms of …

Summertime Series : Dealing With Dreaded Grass Seeds Through Summer

Grass seeds are the tiny enemy we all dread throughout the summer months. Most grass seeds seem to find their way between our dogs toes, into their ears, sometimes in their eyes, and into their nose or mouth too. In fact any part of their body is at risk of puncturing.  Dogs love to run through long …

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Dog Viruses And Vaccines: The Basics You Need To Know with Vet Sophie Bell

Did you know that viruses are common in dogs and can cause serious illness? Vaccines help protect your dog from these viruses, and it is important to educate yourself about dog vaccinations and the choices you can make. There are some side effects of dog vaccines that you should be aware of, but with a …

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How to Keep Pets Safe and Comfortable During the 2021 Firework Season

During the winter months in the UK, many people celebrate by going to fireworks displays. Fireworks are a fun and exciting way to spend time with friends and family, but they can also be a source of fear or anxiety for our pets. In this blog post, and accompanying podcast episode, we will discuss how …

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Let’s Talk Food Allergies and Intolerances

Just like us humans, dogs too suffer with food allergies and intolerances. One of our lovely members, Charlene Tildsley from The Countryman’s Choice has kindly provided us with this blog all about how to identify the differences between an allergy or intolerance, and what we can do to help our dog with their nutritional requirements.Introduction …