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A Flea-ting Moment!

Thankfully, ridding your pet of fleas is a lot easier than it used to be and there is now a large range of 'state of the art' products available which are effective and safe.

Allergic Dermatitis (Atopy) In Pets

Atopy or Atopic Dermatitis is one of the most common forms of allergic skin disease in dogs, brought on by seasonal pollen and other airborne allergens.While humans tend to get hay fever, dogs present with itchy skin or ear problems. Cats may suffer from the condition, too.

Canine Parvovirus Infection

Of all the viral diseases that a dog can be plagued by, Canine Parvovirus (or "parvo") is one of the most dangerous.

FAQs on Tick Control

Ticks can be a deadly menace and affect many species. Here are answers to some of the most common questions pet owners have about tick control.

Grass Seeds: a Summer Concern for Livestock and Dogs

Grass seeds affect cattle and dogs, but are a particular problem in sheep. The seeds ruin fleeces and skin, cause eye and ear problems and can even penetrate muscle.

Hot Dogs and Cool Cats

In the warmer months we are likely to be out and about more with our pets. However, the sunshine can also be a cause of heat stress. You need to be careful that you don't put your pets at risk in hot weather.

Making a Home for Your Small Pet

Be prepared with the right cage before you bring home your new guinea pig, mouse or rat.

Portly Pets

Podgy pooches and portly puss-cats are in plague proportions! Our pets are not only living in the lap of luxury, they are lapping up the luxe life and getting fatter in the process.

Scratch That Itch!

Allergic skin disease is a common problem in dogs and one that may be difficult to determine the cause of and frustrating to manage.

Squamous Cell Carcinoma (SCC) In Cats

The non-pigmented noses and white ear margins of cats are susceptible to repeated sunburn. Over time the cells undergo changes which eventually lead to cancer, known as squamous cell carcinoma.