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12 Tips for Lowering the Risk of Laminitis in Horses

Laminitis is an inflammatory condition that affects a horse’s hooves. The condition causes intense pain and tissue destruction that often result in the horse’s death.

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.

Arthritis In Dogs and Cats

Does your pet struggle to get up in the morning, hobble around or do they have trouble with stairs or jumping into the car? Arthritis can be a real pain in the neck (or hip) but there is treatment available to help your creaky pet.

If there is one message that owners miss more than any other it is when a dog or cat is feeling pain. A frequently under-recognised, pain-inducing condition in dogs and cats is osteoarthritis.

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.

Environmental Enrichment to Help Your Dog Combat the Winter Blues

Dogs need exercise and stimulation regardless of the weather and just as we might go stir crazy when cooped up for extended periods, our furry friends too can become restless and may end up driving us nuts!

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.

Keeping the Senior Horse Healthy

With good care, many horses live well into their twenties or even thirties.

Making a Home for Your Small Pet

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