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    Refer a Friend Scheme FAQs

    13 September 2019 Last updated: 15 September 2019 - By in Dogs

    What is VioVet’s Refer a Friend Scheme and what do I get? Refer a Friend is a scheme that rewards you for referring a friend to shop with us. It also rewards your friend when they make their first purchase. We offer 10% to you, the referrer, for every friend who orders for the first time, and 10% off for the referred friend. Do I need to be a...

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    10 common mistakes when raw feeding

    11 September 2019 Last updated: 15 September 2019 - By in Dogs

    As those who feed raw will know, there’s more to it than just putting a hamburger in a bowl for your dog to eat, or mixing some mince with some dog biscuit. In fact, feeding raw is a lot more complicated than that, with specific guidelines to help keep your dog safe. Going about it the wrong way can be disastrous and lead to failing health la...

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    Managing a cat with a chronic illness

    10 September 2019 Last updated: 15 September 2019 - By in Cats

    Having a cat with a chronic illness can have a major impact, both emotionally and financially. Especially if that illness necessitates ongoing health care and medication, you might be left wondering how you will cope. Following a diagnosis, it can be troubling picturing a future in which your beloved feline is in and out of the vets, having regular...

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  • A beginner's guide to raw feeding Image

    A beginner's guide to raw feeding

    5 September 2019 Last updated: 15 September 2019 - By in Dogs

    When it comes to feeding our dogs, we all have their very best interests at heart. Regardless of what we feed them, albeit wet or dry, kibble or raw, we make decisions based on the information available to us and any past or present experiences of dog care and feeding. Frustratingly, advice on feeding can often be confusing and conflicting, making...

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    Fun facts about horses

    30 August 2019 Last updated: 14 September 2019 - By in Horses

    Horses have graced the Earth for over 50 million years, according to records. Intelligent, athletic and powerful, there is lots we already know about these amazing creatures, but also lots we can still learn from them. Did you know, for example, that the fastest recorded speed of a horse was 55mph? We’ve compiled a list of other fun facts you...

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    Getting your horse's weight right

    14 August 2019 Last updated: 14 September 2019 - By in Horses

    Seeing your horse every day can sometimes make it hard to notice when their weight fluctuates. Whether they’re gaining weight or losing it, it is important to work with your vet to establish the reason why and work out the best course of action. Maintaining a healthy body weight comes down to the right diet, regular (but suitable) exercise, a...

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    What are the benefits of a grain-free diet?

    12 August 2019 Last updated: 15 September 2019 - By in Dogs

    Nowadays, speciality foods that are ‘free from grain/gluten/dairy’ etc are increasingly popular in supermarkets, and unsurprisingly the trend has started appearing in the pet food aisle too. But what are the benefits of feeding a grain-free kibble to your pet? Grain allergies affect roughly 1% of dogs, which is probably fewer than you i...

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    What is Leishmaniasis?

    29 July 2019 Last updated: 14 September 2019 - By in Dogs

    Holiday season is finally here, which is a source of great excitement for many! But for those of us planning on taking our dogs abroad, diseases like Leishmaniasis can well and truly spoil the fun, as well as putting our dog’s lives at risk. What is it? Leishmaniasis is a parasitic disease transmitted by small biting sand flies. The disease t...

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    What is natural horsemanship?

    24 July 2019 Last updated: 14 September 2019 - By in Horses

    Natural horsemanship is something you’ve probably heard many times and may well have mixed feelings about. As with anything, there will be those that swear by it as an effective means of training, and those that are cynical of its powers. For those that are less familiar with it as a training approach, here we’ve given a basic overview....

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    Changes to Purina Pro Plan Cat Range

    18 July 2019 Last updated: 14 September 2019 - By in Pet Care

    You may be aware that there have been some recent changes to the Pro Plan Cat Range. These are outlined below so, if you're unsure about anything, please see our useful tool. The changes include product renaming, more flavour variety within the STERILISED range, and a new OPTISENSES (ADULT 1+) food. The full Pro Plan Cat range includes: ORIGINAL KI...

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