Should I brush my dog's teeth?

My dogs breath smells. With around 80% of dogs over the age of 2 showing signs of dental disease and most insurance companies not covering for treatment, it’s important to start a home dental care plan early on in your dog's life. Dental disease occurs when tartar builds up on the teeth and causes inflammation of the gum line, known as gingivitis.

Is my pet overweight?

Nearly half of the uk pet population is overweight or obese. We’ve all been there, the guilt of the post Christmas purge, but how do you tell if your pet is suffering too? It was reported late last year that nearly 4 million dogs in the UK were overweight or obese. Cats and rabbits are also guilty of staggering statistics too. Overweight pets suffer similar health problems as people including diabetes, arthritis and a significantly shorter lifespan.

Tis the season! How to have a pet friendly Christmas

For many of us December can be a chaotic month leading into Christmas. It is important that everyone enjoys the silly season, so we’ve dedicated this month's blog to having a pet friendly Christmas. The most common questions that we hear this time of year are explained below. Travelling home with your pet? Make sure your pets are secured in a crate and large dogs harnessed in. Many traffic accidents occur with loose pets in cars, either distracting the driver or getting stuck under the pedals.