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Why do dogs have tails? Lets face it, they are a pretty cute appendage and for many breeds their tail is a core ‘waggy’ feature. But the doggy tail does more than just define the breed and it’s cuteness! Dog Tails are necessary for a whole host of important things.CommunicationA...

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Have you ever wondered what the world looks like through our dog’s eyes? Are they truly colourblind? Can they really see in the dark? Well, scientists have studied the eyes and behaviour of dogs and have been able to give us the best view of what a dog’s vision is...

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Bringing a new kitten home is an exciting time! Cats provide unique companionship but being a cat parent can be good for your health too. Research shows that they can help lower stress and anxiety, improve cardiovascular health and lower the risk of heart disease or strokes. Improvements in nutrition...

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During the pandemic we have had to stay at home more than ever before. It’s unsurprising therefore that many people have thought that this is as good a time as any to get a dog and 2020 did indeed see a huge surge in the demand for puppies. Alongside this...

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You would expect that having owners home more has been a giant bonus for our dogs, and for the most part this is true. However, the impacts of lockdown suggest that some worrying behaviours are emerging in our canine companions that may have some long-term effects. Prior to the pandemic...

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It would be fair to say the pandemic has hit us all hard, especially when it comes to our daily routine. The same can be said about our feline friends, the truth is it has been pretty overwhelming for them too!According to the latest PDSA paw report a post lockdown...

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Like many other essential services, veterinary practices are impacted by the varying levels of restrictions imposed by the pandemic. This means that owners need to be aware of important pet health care care information. Whilst most practices remain open, they are only able to provide emergency and essential healthcare services.As...

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The ongoing restrictions we’ve seen during the COVID-19 pandemic, continue to cause disruption to both our’s and our dog’s lives. The snack cupboard for many has swung on its hinges more times than it perhaps normally would…Prior to the pandemic reports on pet obesity had continued to see an alarming...

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When it comes to travelling in a car we automatically buckle up? However, many owners still don’t secure their dogs when travelling which puts lives at risk. A restraint will not just provide your dog with protection whilst travelling, it will also provide you protection… from the law! It is...

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