Handy infographic with our tops tips on dealing with our most common emergencies

Emergencies normally happen when you are least expecting them and at the most inconvenient time. Knowing what to do and what not to do can make a difference to saving your pet’s life. read more

Handy tips to protect your pet from ticks, mites and fleas

External parasites such as fleas, ticks and mites cause many of our pets discomfort at some time in their lives. Not only will parasites such as these cause irritation but they often carry disease and cause skin problems. For this reason it's vital to check our pets regularly and take immediate action if an infestation is discovered. read more

As the summer gets into full swing, here's some summer safety tips for your pet

Summertime should mean fun, sun (maybe!), and lots of play outdoors. Unfortunately this means that we can see more cat fights, tails stuck in patio doors and road traffic accidents as a result. By following some of these tips, so you can take some simple precautions to keep your much loved pet healthy, cool, happy and safe this summertime. read more

June is National Microchipping Month: what is it and why is it so important?

June is national microchipping month, sponsored by Petlog. So, what is Microchipping? Microchipping is a simple safe and quick procedure. It can make all the difference in being reunited with your pet should they stray or go missing. The microchip is the size of a grain of rice and the procedure, which can be carried out by a vet or trained implanter, takes only a few minutes and lasts a lifetime. read more

The dangers of human pain killers to pets

When your pet seems unwell or has a painful scrape, it can be tempting to want to help them by reaching to the medicine cabinet for a drug that you would use for yourself and administer it to your pet. However, please do not be tempted – human painkillers are poisonous to pets. read more