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  • What should I be feeding my senior dog? Image

    Dog owners are becoming more and more aware nowadays that senior dog’s need a different diet to their younger counterparts to help them get the most out of life – but as to how this differs and what they actually need is something they are less sure about. Hopefully by the end of this though you’ll be happier with what to look for...

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  • Purina® Fortiflora® and Probiotics – truly effective or just the latest fad? Image

    Most people have heard about probiotics in humans – live bacteria which are believed to have a beneficial effect on the ‘good bug bad bug’ balance in the intestinal tract and help digestive health…and probiotics are also commonly used in dogs and cats too! PURINA® Fortiflora® is a probiotic in the form of a simple t...

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    Summer Worming

    28 June 2017 - By in Pet Care

    It is important to determine whether or not a horse needs worming in the summer months. Many horses will not require treatment and unnecessary treatment could contribute to the development of worm resistance. Equally if a horse that requires worming is not treated, this could lead to intestinal damage, colic and infect the pasture of the other hors...

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  • Dental care Image

    When your pet lunges in to cover you with doggy kisses, the affectionate gesture can often be undermined by an unpleasant smell. While no dog should be smelling minty-fresh (and if they do, it may be time to see if they’ve got at your toothpaste supplies), anything that smells of decay is otherwise unbearable is a serious problem. This is har...

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  • Helping your cats get along Image

    Helping your cats get along

    3 April 2013 Last updated: 19 April 2021 - By in Cat Health & Wellbeing News

    Unlike their canine counterparts, cats are largely independent creatures who appreciate their own space - being territorial is one of the most basic feline instincts. This is the reason why it can sometimes prove difficult to introduce a new moggy into the home if you've already got a cat living under your roof, and your existing four-legged friend...

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  • How to improve your dog's dental health Image

    How to improve your dog's dental health

    31 October 2012 Last updated: 11 February 2021 - By in Dog Health & Wellbeing News

    Just as human teeth are vulnerable to disease and decay, so too are your pet dog's. In fact, dental problems are some of the most commonly diagnosed health conditions in pooches over the age of three and can even lead to serious problems with a canine's internal organs. Therefore, whatever age and breed of canine companion you have at home, it is e...

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  • First steps to puppy training Image

    First steps to puppy training

    12 July 2012 Last updated: 22 April 2021 - By in Pet Care

    Although introducing a bouncing puppy into your home is an exciting time for all the family, you'll soon learn that these adorable balls of fluff can be a real handful. In the early days of your pup's life you'll no doubt be treated to plenty of games of ball in the garden and endless cuddles, but there'll also be countless little puddles, muddy fu...

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