- Category: Useful Pet Tips
Each month Petplan vet Brian Faulkner takes a look at some of the issues he comes across in his day-to-day life as a practising vet.
This month Brian discusses a worrying increase in the number of cases of mammary cancers in dogs that he has seen in the past few years…
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There is nothing quite as fun as spoiling your fabulous feline friend for Christmas. Here are our top 10 Christmas gift ideas for your cat.
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Want to spoil your favourite furry friend for Christmas? Here are our top 10 Christmas gift ideas for your dog.
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Here are Petplan’s top tips for making sure your pet’s feet stay in top condition all year around…
It’s important to remember the below is general advice for looking after your pet’s paws. If you have any concerns or are worried about your pet, then your first port of call should always be your vet.Find out more
As well as being the UK’s third most popular pet, rabbits are also amongst the most neglected. The Scottish RSPCA rescued more than 700 abandoned rabbits last year, but warns that many more are living miserable lives in lonely hutches.
Petplan takes a look at how you can avoid the many pitfalls of rabbit ownership and ensure your pet lives a happy, contented life…Find out more
It’s often stressful enough when you understand what’s going on, so imagine how it must be for your pet, who has no comprehension of what the upheaval is all about.
Their home is being emptied, there are strange noises, unusual smells and new people entering and leaving – and that’s all before you’ve actually moved.
However, there are various ways to help minimise the stress of moving house for your pet. Here are Petplan’s top tips to do just that…Find out more
This month Brian takes a look at how to successfully obtain a pet passport when taking your cat or dog abroad…Find out more
Petplan takes a look at the common reasons for fitting cats with a collar and what you need to consider...Find out more
Petplan takes a look at the things you need to consider to make the first 24 hours with your new puppy as stress-free as possible.Find out more
This month Brian takes a look at how to spot the symptoms of myxomatosis in pet rabbits and what can be done to treat it…Find out more
Should I approach them? Who should I call? Do they have an owner?
Petplan takes a look at the things you should do to ensure that you stay safe and the animal receives the best possible care and attention…Find out more
Cats, dogs and rabbits have no understanding of what’s going on, and things such as bright flashes and loud noises may spook animals of even the most relaxed dispositions.
This will manifest itself in scared or stressed behaviour such as attempting to run away, toileting in the house, refusing to eat, destructiveness and trembling.
It doesn’t have to be this way though and by ignoring the problem -such behaviours can manifest year on year. Thankfully, there are things you can do in the weeks building up to the event to reduce your pet’s distress during this time, and build up their tolerance to loud noises and flashes…Find out more
However it’s vital to keep in mind that, while autumn can be fun, it can also play host to a variety of problems for your pet.
Petplan looks at some of the things you need to keep an eye out for...Find out more
In this week’s edition of random-research-people-do-about-our-dogs, apparently a big, old, slobbery smooch is your ticket to good health.
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Ever wonder why when we tread on our dogs' tails all seems to have been forgotten 2 minutes later? The answer might actually have more to do with science than their beautiful, forgiving natures.
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Pictures of dogs and cats dominate hosting sites like Flikr and social platforms like Instagram. But getting the ideal picture of your dog can be tricky.
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Is your pet a little worried when going to the doctor? At Love That Pet we want your pets to love coming to the vet.
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The team at Vets & Pets Thank You for letting us be a part of your pets' lives and are looking forward to continuing the adventure with you as Love That Pet!
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