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  • Help - my pet has vomited/diarrhoea‚Äôd everywhere! Image

    Help - my pet has vomited/diarrhoea’d everywhere!

    8 January 2020 (Last Updated: 9 January 2020) - by in Dogs

    If you are a dog or cat owner, especially a dog owner, you will have likely had it happen before. You come down in the morning to a shocking smell and find a puddle of something brown, green or even frothy covering your kitchen floor. You’re not sure exactly which end it came from but it is definitely from your furry housemate, who is now con...

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    The Most Popular Breeds of 2019

    9 December 2019 (Last Updated: 10 December 2019) - by in Dogs

    As a nation, we love dogs. Whatever their shape, size, colour or personality, they have been popular since records began and will continue to be loved by all far, far into the future. That said, there are some breeds that we just can’t get enough of, and the Kennel Club keeps track of these popularity trends year on year, based on the number...

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    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

    7 November 2019 (Last Updated: 7 January 2020) - 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

    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 Closure

    13 September 2019 (Last Updated: 1 June 2020) - by in Dogs

    VioVet's Refer a Friend Scheme Closure When is VioVet's Refer a Friend Scheme ending? The 5th June 2020 is the last day you will be able to refer a friend. After this date, all methods of sharing, including previously generated sharing links, will be disabled and you will be unable to refer anyone to us. The scheme will fully close on the 12th June...

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    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

    5 September 2019 (Last Updated: 3 January 2020) - 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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