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Responsible Breeding

I don’t think anyone can argue that one of the impacts of Covid and lockdown has been the increase in demand for puppies. Sadly, this has led to a huge increase in unscrupulous breeders, so its become more important for puppy buyers to ensure they buy from a responsible breeder, who not only does everything required to raise healthy pups, but also offers the right advice and support.

Separation Anxiety

Firstly, I don’t actually like the word ‘anxiety’ in ‘separation anxiety’ as for most dogs it doesn’t come anywhere close to how they are feeling. It can be sheer, absolute panic every single time they are left alone. The word anxiety to me somehow seems to make it seem less than what it actually is on a scale of emotions our dogs feel.

Pet Bereavement

Coping with Pet Bereavement

Dogs have long been referred to as ‘man’s best friend’ dependable, loyal. A bond like no other, they seem to just fit in with our lives and to a lot of people they become family.

Therapy For Dogs

We’re living in an age where we are becoming more aware of our own mental health and wellbeing, and furthermore we are acknowledging the role our dogs play in this.

Canine Lymphoma

Canine Lymphoma

As a vet it is never a nice feeling to have to tell an owner that you think their pet might have cancer. Dogs suffer from a variety of different cancers just like humans do. And some are more treatable than others.

Helping Dogs with the Stress of Fireworks

Fireworks season is one of the most stressful times of the year for our pets – and owners
Research from the RSPCA found 62 per cent of dogs, 55 per cent of horses and 54 per cent of cats show signs of anxiety when they hear fireworks.