pet care

With predictions that summer 2017 will be a scorcher in the UK cat parents need to be clued up on how to manage high temperatures.
Summer time is travel time - and of course a holiday is even better if you take man's best friend with you. While some dogs love a journey to adventure, others can become quite anxious. Here's everything you need to know about dogs travelling and how to make it pleasant for you and your four legged companion.
If you think your dog is suffering from heat stroke, remove them from the hot environment and seek veterinary attention immediately. Be aware of very hot surfaces that could harm your dog's paws such as hot asphalt. A good trick is to test it yourself by laying the back side of your hand on it for five seconds to make a judgment.
The 23rd March marks National Puppy Day. Whilst this is an obvious opportunity to celebrate all things cute about our four legged friends, its also a chance to think about their wellbeing. Here are my top tips on puppy care.
September is PupAid month so it was all hands on deck for the biggest puppy farming awareness dog show in Europe and now possibly the world.
Whilst fireworks are great fun for us, for millions of our pets, Bonfire Night and the firework season is a terrifying nightmare. Our pets don't understand the loud bangs and their hearing is so good they can hear distant fireworks we might not even notice.
I've seen so many pets become affected by the soaring temperature. One case sticks in my mind - an Old English Sheepdog that had been left outside a shop. My team of vets and nurses had to work together to save his life and we were lucky - the dog lived. But I've also seen pets that weren't so fortunate.
The Dangerous Dog Act misleadingly suggests this is a law only applying to certain breeds of dogs most famously the banned Pit Bull. In fact it is a law that has always applied to all owners and all dog breeds.
One of the biggest trends at this year's CES tech show in Las Vegas was wearable technology - little devices designed to
Dogs might have evolved to look like cute human babies, a study has suggested. In the study, rescue dogs that were best able