Seasonal advice

Our vets offer some seasonal advice to help keep your pets happy throughout the year.

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Springtime Safety Tips For Dog Owners

Springtime normally brings an increased number of cases to our emergency clinics.

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Pet proofing your garden

The best way to protect your garden and pets is by designing a pet-friendly garden.

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Stings
Dealing with insect stings in pets

While we are well attuned to preventing insect bites, our playful and inquisitive pets love to chase buzzing insects, and can even see them as a tasty snack!

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Common seasonal poisons and food dangers for dogs

Here we've included some common poisonous substances and foods we see affecting dogs.  We have split them into seasons, but actually most can be seen at any time of year.

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Heatstroke In Dogs

Hot sunny days are the perfect time to get outside and enjoy the outdoors, but it’s important to remember that even fit and healthy dogs can easily overheat in this weather.

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Keeping Your Dog Cool In The Heat
How to keep your dog cool in the heat

Sadly, our vets see a lot of cases of heat stroke in dogs during the summer months. It’s particularly devastating as it’s so easily avoided, and can often result in the tragic loss of a beloved pet.

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Summertime Safety Tips For Dog Owners

Here are some summer pet safety tips, so you can take some precautions to keep your much loved pet healthy, cool, happy and safe this summertime.

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Summertime Barbecue Safety For Dogs

When the hot weather arrives and everyone heads outside, we want to remind pet parents that keeping animals safe from accidental poisonings and potential hazards should not end once you've stepped outside.

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