VioVet Blog - All Posts by Hannah

  • A healthy lifestyle in 4 easy steps Image

    A healthy lifestyle in 4 easy steps

    16 December 2021 Last updated: 16 December 2021 - By in Pet Care

    We all want our pets to live long and healthy lives, but sometimes achieving all-round health is easier said than done, with so many things to consider. With a new year stretching ahead of us, what better time to take a look at our pet's health (and happiness!) and make changes for the better. While there will be lots of different areas contributin...

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  • Socialising your dog again post-COVID Image

    Socialising your dog again post-COVID

    5 May 2021 Last updated: 5 May 2021 - By in Dogs

    As we start to see the light at the end of the long covid tunnel and ease ourselves back into our busy, bustling lives, it's time to revisit the topic of socialisation and how we can help our dogs adjust back to normal life. For puppies and younger dogs that may never have experienced life without COVID, you'll probably be all too aware of the impo...

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    Does your rabbit have a friend?

    5 May 2021 Last updated: 6 May 2021 - By in Small Animals

    Naturally sociable, rabbits love the company of their fellow rabbits. In fact, companionship is so important for their well-being that you'll typically only find them in groups or pairs. This is the story for wild rabbits too, who thrive among their own kind. But can rabbits live alone and, if not, how do you go about introducing a single rabbit to...

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    Exercise needs of older pets

    19 March 2021 Last updated: 19 March 2021 - By in Pet Care

    Staying active is important for any animal, regardless of age. That being said, the exercise needs of your pet will vary throughout its life and you may find that as they age, they are less tolerant to exercise and actually need less of it. Staying active and mobile is still essential to maintaining a healthy lifestyle, however. How do I know how m...

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  • My pet is getting older - anything I should do? Image

    The first grey hair has appeared, or maybe our furry friend is slowing down a bit. They’re getting older! Just like us, the needs of our pets change as they age. It’s important we recognise this so we can support them the best we can. We’ve summarised a guide on what to look for and how to best support your loved one. What age is...

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    Your pet's first bonfire night

    29 September 2020 Last updated: 29 September 2020 - By in Pet Care

    If you're new to pet ownership, you may not have given much thought to bonfire night and fireworks season in general. But it's believed that over half of all dogs have firework-related anxiety, presenting as trembling, panting, pacing, destructive behaviours and abnormal toileting, to name just a few signs. If your pet has never experienced it befo...

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  • Tips for staycations with pets Image

    Tips for staycations with pets

    18 August 2020 Last updated: 18 August 2020 - By in Pet Care

    With covid and government restrictions disrupting the vast majority of our summer holiday plans this year, many of us are opting for UK-based trips instead, with ‘staycations’ becoming the new foreign getaway. For those of you who favour the UK holiday anyway, you’ve probably got all the gear you need for camping or caravanning wi...

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  • Helping your pet cope when normal life resumes Image

    Helping your pet cope when normal life resumes

    8 June 2020 Last updated: 8 June 2020 - By in Pet Care

    With the Coronavirus crisis forcing us to spend significantly more time at home, for our pets, it’s probably felt like all their Christmases have come at once! Whether we’ve been working from home or self-isolating, they’ve had us with them for whole days at a time, rarely venturing beyond the four walls of our homes. So, when nor...

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    Regular Delivery FAQs

    3 June 2020 Last updated: 13 July 2020 - By in Pet Care

    Is it free to sign up to a Regular Delivery? Yes, this service is completely free. Do I have to sign up for a certain length of time? No, there is absolutely no commitment necessary and you're free to cancel at any time. Are all products eligible for Regular Delivery? Regular Delivery isn't available for everything. It is available on a wide range...

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  • A guide to grooming your pet Image

    A guide to grooming your pet

    7 May 2020 Last updated: 15 February 2021 - By in Pet Care

    If you’ve got cats and dogs, you’ll probably be all too aware of the fact they’re shedding at the moment. Shedding is connected to daylight hours, with increased sun stimulating the hair to grow, shed and replace itself. If you have house cats, you may find that shedding isn’t too much of a problem as they are affected sligh...

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