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  • Feel Good With Naturediet Image

    Feel Good With Naturediet

    11 November 2019 (Last Updated: 11 November 2019) - by in Dogs

    “100% natural, made locally, no nasties, no meat-meal, freshly prepared, premium ingredients…”. All phrases that pet owners are familiar with, and all phrases that are common to defining the ever growing number of dog food products on the market. So how do you determine which is best for your dog? Naturediet are proud of our hone...

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  • Our top 10 gift ideas for you & your pets Image

    Our top 10 gift ideas for you & your pets

    7 November 2019 (Last Updated: 8 November 2019) - by in Dogs

    Christmas is just around the corner so it's approaching that busy time when we go online and start thinking about our Christmas gifts! To keep it simple, we've done a round-up of our top Christmas gift ideas for you and your pets, from festive feasts to enjoy on the day, to novelty treats and clothing. Of course, this isn't everything we sell for C...

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  • Halloween Pet Safety Tips Image

    Halloween Pet Safety Tips

    22 October 2019 - by in Dogs

    Halloween is a fun-filled time for the whole family, but when it comes to our pets, the celebrations can be scary and intense, making many uncomfortable and stressed. You might not think it, but Halloween brings a whole host of potential dangers. From sweets and treats, to candles, costumes and visitors, our four-legged friends can find things very...

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  • How to tell if your dog is a healthy weight Image

    Helping your dog lead an active and healthy life means ensuring they are an ideal weight and neither too fat or too thin. Being anything other than their ideal weight can lead to problems and may even reduce the lifespan of your beloved pet. So how do you know if your dog is a healthy weight? Ask your vet. Not everyone owns weighing scales at home,...

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  • Refer a Friend Scheme FAQs Image

    Refer a Friend Scheme FAQs

    13 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 both you and your friends for shopping with us. We offer 10% to you, the referrer, for every friend who orders for the first time, and 10% off for the referred friend. How do I refer a friend? To refer a friend, simply click here. You'll need t...

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  • 10 common mistakes when raw feeding Image

    10 common mistakes when raw feeding

    11 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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  • A beginner's guide to raw feeding Image

    A beginner's guide to raw feeding

    5 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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  • What are the benefits of a grain-free diet? Image

    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? Image

    What is Leishmaniasis?

    29 July 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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