is your cat vaccinated?

There are an estimated 10.5 million cats in the UK with 24% of the population owning a cat.  26% of cats have never been vaccinated, that's 2.7 million un-vaccinated cats and 38% are thought not to be up to date with their boosters! Is your…

raw food diets

Suzie Blunt MRCVS discusses the risks and benefits of raw food diets.Raw food diets have become an increasingly popular talking point in the consult room, with many pet owners moving over or wanting to try them out. There are strong opinions…

gundog health

Working dogs and the secret to success: right breeding, right training and right health regime.BreedingThe health of any dog is reliant on good breeding. Understanding the breed helps to select the right dog. Moreover, get the parentage…

The time for ticks!

A tick is a transient blood feeding parasite requiring a host animal to complete its life cycle. A hungry tick will position itself on some vegetation in order to attach to a passer-by. It will spend long enough on the host to consume enough…

New Year Fireworks

Firework season has gone but the Christmas period is fast approaching and although fireworks signify festivity and celebration for humans, our doggy friends frequently suffer at this time of year. One of the most commonly reported behavioural…