Arthritis is relatively common in older cats although they do not often show the lameness signs we associate with dogs suffering from arthritis. This is because cats are relatively small and agile and they can hide and cover up mobility difficulties caused by arthritis. Instead, affected cats are more likely to show subtle changes in lifestyle … Read more
The winter months are often a time of inactivity for us and our pets! Why not make a New Year resolution to look at your pet and check if they might be carrying a bit of extra weight. Do they have a saggy tummy? Can you feel their ribs or do you just feel flesh? … Read more
It’s hard to believe that autumn is over and we have the long cold winter months ahead of us! We have put together some seasonal tips to keep your pets fit and healthy this winter. • Do not give your pet chocolate, unless it is the dog variety! Chocolate contains theobromine that is poisonous to pets … Read more
The long winter months are often a time of inactivity and weight gain for many pets. However keeping our pets fit and trim is just as important for pets as it is ourselves. Obesity is known to cause or worsen a number of conditions including arthritis, heart disease and diabetes mellitus to name but a … Read more
October is Canine Arthritis Awareness Month sponsored by Merial manufacturers of Previcox. If your dog is over 7 years old and you are worried they may be slowing down, pop in to your local branch and pick up a symptom checklist. If your dog shows any of the signs why not book an appointment* with … Read more
Here’s our Winter Newsletter. Please click to read and find out more about arthritis and top tips for caring for your pet this winter.