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Research before you buy Pet insurance policies cover different treatments, with different time limits, different financial limits and different exclusions.  It is essential that you research the pet…
    'Tis the season for endless replays of Yuletide fayre on the radio and Chris Rea’s Driving Home For Christmas is one of them!  No matter if…
  Hands up who knows what pet owners value most about their local vet?   Put your hand down if you think that the price of treatment is the…
  Weasel - a doggy ambassador for veterinary acupuncture. She is owned by Jen Harrison of the ABVA. Weasel was just a normal spaniel puppy - smart, adorable…
Moving house is not just stressful for us, it is also stressful for our pets. We’re taking them away from their safe place, from their territory and everything…
While many pet owners will use the web to share pictures of their furry friends, or to find deals on pet care goods, you may be surprised to…
  The Ultimate Kindness For many pet parents, deciding to have a pet euthanised is one of the hardest things to have to face in life. Along with feelings…
Time to say goodbye Some people are able to accept this as the natural conclusion of their pet’s time with them but, if the strength of the bond…
In a hugely growing market where the choice of care for your pets is expanding on a daily basis, it’s hard to know what you should be looking…
Each time that you use a therapist such as a physiotherapist, a chiropractor which may include McTimoney, or an osteopath, they are actually required by law to ask…
Narpsuk was founded in 2007 by a team of experts with extensive experience within the Pet Sitting Industry. Due to an absence of any authoritive organisation, the founders…
  Keeping your dog safe - Top Tips:  There are sensible precautions you can take to reduce your dog’s risk of being stolen: - Do not leave your…
There is no shortage of guides available on how to choose a great vet. Most require you to exhibit the deductive faculties of Sherlock Holmes or the interview…
  Helping Dogs Cope With The Loss Of A Friend ... Losing a beloved pet is one of the hardest things any dog owner has to face.  The…
Giving Up Your Pet - Help Is At Hand We all make a vow to keep our pets forever - but, sometimes life happens and peoples circumstances change,…
They say that you should never talk about politics or religion at a dinner party. Whilst I would agree with that wholeheartedly, I would add a further condition:…
  Saying goodbye - The Ultimate Kindness Virtually every pet owner would prefer their pet to die in its sleep because nobody wants to make the decision to…
  It’s that time of year again! Here are a few ideas to help you commit to your resolutions.   1. Get More exercise The best reason to…
I think my dog has rabies. My cat probably has feline leukopenia and my goldfish looks like he has trichondina. My pets are also overstressed, overweight, and lacking…

Keeping Exotic Pets - By Catherine Thomas MRCVS

Exotic pets are becoming increasingly popular in the UK, particularly over the past ten years. There are now over one thousand pet shops selling reptiles and it is estimated…
  What is a Rabbit Friendly Practice?  In the course of our mission to identify the best veterinary care for our animals, we asked the Rabbit Welfare Association…
The Vet - Pet Owner Relationship Other than his owner, the most important person in a dog's life is his veterinary surgeon. Apart from treating specific illnesses, a…
Complaints about vet charges are common, but are they justified?   We investigate the reality of running a veterinary practice and give some tips on lowering your vet…
  Animal Communication 'Talking' To The Animals.  it uses the 4 psychic senses Clairvoyance (Seeing) Clairsentience (Feeling) Clairaudience (Hearing) and Claircognative (Knowing) to telepathically communicate with animals. Society…