Still A Use For Home Remedies!

Sometimes the easiest solution is the best. It’s not always right to spend money needlessly on Supplements as this recent conversation with one of our customers shows.     From: Maria Message: Hello, following a check up with our vet … Continue Reading →

So you think you are ready for your next puppy?

A dog is for life – not just for Christmas. How often have we heard or read that phrase ………….. & still people buy a dog for the wrong reasons at the wrong times. Our new addition is just 5 … Continue Reading →

Diabetes, a simple explanation

Diabetes seems to be becoming increasingly common in dogs. Just like human diabetes in that respect, though I don’t know whether it’s for the same reasons. Diabetes can be difficult to understand and so this article is aimed at giving … Continue Reading →

Monty the Tibetan Terrier enjoying his autumn holidays.

At just over a year old Monty went lame and seemed to be in a lot of pain. He was x-rayed and found to have severe hip dysplasia. The Vet decided to try a conservative treatment plan that included exercise, … Continue Reading →

To chew or not to chew, that is the question.

To chew or not to chew, that is the question. I have a new puppy at home in addition to three adult dogs. At almost  months of age the pup is exploring & learning all the time – mostly with … Continue Reading →

Corpulant canines – maybe it’s not their fault

  Have you ever looked at a dog & thought ‘Gee, that dog is really fat!’? It’s so easy to assume it’s all the fault of the owner & that the dog must be either overfed and/or under exercised. The … Continue Reading →

Can dogs understand words?

Have you ever wondered to what extent your dog can truly understand what you say? Researchers in the EU decided to put this question to the ultimate test by putting dogs inside MRI machines and measuring the effect of speaking … Continue Reading →

Dogs Die in Hot Cars – Do something about it

Shock tactics are used in this poster issued by the Government but how can we spread the word so that no dogs die as a direct result of warmer weather this year ………… Follow this link for advice from the … Continue Reading →

Why Does My Dog Eat Grass?

Why does your dog eat grass? Warmer weather has meant that I’ve sat outside more these last few days, happily watching our dogs mooching in the garden.   Two out of our three dogs regularly snack on grass, occasionally other plants … Continue Reading →

What can I do about my dog’s cataracts?

We are often approached by owners with a question about their dog’s cataracts.  Many want to know if there is an alternative to surgery and how reliable or effective the alternative may be. Cataract surgery has a high though not … Continue Reading →

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