Finally, the penny has dropped for me. Today the last piece of the jigsaw fell into place and I now feel that I have all the tools I need to best serve the animals and their humans who seek my help and support. Let me tell you why….
If your house is anything like mine, you’ve spent the last few lockdown months enjoying the company of your dog(s) almost all day, every day and most of our furry friends have loved having us around more. But now the lockdown restrictions are starting to lift (maybe!) and we start to think about returning to
X-rays help identify everything from broken bones to foreign objects in the body, helping vets decide on the best course of treatment, however the x-ray process does carry risks for our dogs. We look at the process and what you can do to reduce the risks.
Worms can cause many health problems, but so can the chemical flea and worm treatments our vets recommend. Thankfully we can reduce our dog's worm burden naturally and help keep them healthy without resorting to harsh chemicals.
Vaccination plays a central role in protecting dogs from major canine infectious diseases. These include viral and bacterial diseases, which can cause significant illness and are difficult to treat. Only you and your dog’s vet can decide what vaccinations are necessary for your dog, but it pays to educate yourself to know what the risks
Do you watch your dog when then have a wee? It might sound like an odd question, but when dogs struggle to urinate, produce abnormally small or large amounts of urine, start leaving little puddles in the house, or have blood in their pee, then it’s time to speak to your vet about a urinary
We all experience stress differently in different situations. Sometimes you might be able to tell right away when you’re feeling under stress, but other times you might keep going without recognising the signs. Stress can affect you both emotionally and physically, and it can affect the way you behave. The same goes for your dog.
When I lost my first dog, Calli, to cancer in 2012 she left a huge hole in my heat and to say that I was devastated would be the understatement of the year. I was broken, bereft and inconsolable. if you know that the time for your pet to leave you is drawing near, there
If we are lucky, our pets will be with us until they reach ‘old bones’ and this is such a wonderful time of their lives. An old dog is wise, loving and needs your attention and love just that little bit more now. The sad fact is that our dogs age far too quickly than
Your dog’s neck may be a ‘useful’ part of their form that allows you to tag them with a collar and provide somewhere to clip a lead on to, but a dog’s neck is a delicate piece of machinery and it’s not as tough as you think. Chronic pulling on a dog’s neck from their