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  • Horse Microchipping Law Image

    A new law, introduced as of 25th June 2018, requiring all horses, ponies and donkeys to be microchipped by October 2020, should improve welfare and help deter theft, says DEFRA. With the RSPCA rescuing almost 1,000 horses last year (2017), many of which were not microchipped and therefore not traceable, this new law should help reunite lost or stol...

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  • Should cats be kept inside at night? Image

    Not so long ago, it was common for cats to be allowed out at night to roam freely and fulfil their natural instinct to hunt. These days, many owners are preferring to have their cats inside at night, where they feel they are safer. With one in four cats killed on the road – usually at night – it isn’t surprising. At night, car hea...

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  • Berriewood/VioVet Merge FAQs Image

    When is VioVet merging with Berriewood? 25th October 2018. Why is VioVet merging with Berriewood? VioVet and Berriewood have been under the same ownership for the past three years, and the merge will mean customers have access to a much wider range of products, including prescription medications. Are you moving premises? No – VioVet and Berri...

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  • VetMedsDirect/VioVet Merge FAQs Image

    When is VioVet merging with VetMedsDirect? 25th October 2018. Why is VioVet merging with VetMedsDirect? VioVet and VetMedsDirect have been under the same ownership for the past three years, and the merge will mean customers have access to a much wider range of products, including raw and frozen foods. Are you moving premises? No – VioVet and...

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  • Calming tips for reducing firework fear Image

    Firework season is just around the corner, which is an anxiety-inducing time for many pets across the UK, including their owners. The loud bangs, shrieks and bright lights can be upsetting for animals who have no understanding of what they are or why they are happening, and naturally assume they pose a real danger. Cats and dogs can show signs of s...

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  • Why should I microchip my cat? Image

    Microchipping dogs is now the law, but microchipping cats is optional. That said, there are many reasons why microchipping a cat is so important and why all cat owners, regardless of whether their cat ventures outside or not, should consider it. What does it involve? A microchip is a small computer chip that acts as an internal identification tag c...

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  • 10 things you didn't know about hip dysplasia Image

    Hip dysplasia has always been a concern for dog owners, and lots of research has been done to try and identify a cause and develop preventative measures. But while the cause and treatment continue to evade us, lets look at what we do know and find out how some simple steps can help reduce your dog's chances of being affected. All puppies are born w...

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  • Best-selling horse and rider essentials Image

    Do you hate missing out? See what our other customers are buying by having a read of our top 8 best-selling horse and rider essentials for autumn. Mark Todd Auckland Breeches – these are easily one of our most popular pairs of men’s breeches, loved for their durability and comfort. Combining breathable cotton, micro-fibre and Spandex, t...

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  • To shoe, or not to shoe Image

    A few years ago, the argument for not shoeing a horse would probably have had a smaller backing than it does today. But with our current knowledge and understanding of horse anatomy – in particular, the hoof – an increasing number of people are choosing the barefoot approach when it comes to how they keep their horses. But which is bett...

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  • Do cats need bathing? Image

    Cats and water don’t usually mix, so giving a cat a bath can be incredibly stressful for them. Unless your cat is one of the few that actually likes water or is at least used to it from being bathed since an early age, the likelihood is your cat will resist it at all costs. Generally speaking, cats don’t need baths, but there are circum...

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