Pets

What Is The Best Children’s Pet? A Vet’s View

2019-03-29T15:09:14+00:00March 29th, 2019|Categories: Pets, Uncategorized|

Growing up around pets creates wonderful memories, teaches responsibility and care, and helps nurture a love for animals. But pets can be costly and hard work. You, the parent, are responsible for making sure your pet is happy and healthy, not your child. For children, the novelty can wear off, leaving you as the [...]

Senior Pets

2018-01-15T11:02:12+00:00January 15th, 2018|Categories: Pet Health, Pets, Senior pets, Special Offers|Tags: |

As our dogs and cats get older their body function starts to change, each breed and species age differently than others. Brain Function Dogs and cats brain function changes as they get older, once damage occurs due to ageing their behaviour and alertness change. This is a normal process of ageing, 50% of dogs [...]

Dog – Healthy foods

2017-12-31T10:42:36+00:00December 29th, 2017|Categories: Health, Pets|

If you have been searching the web for information on what healthy treats to give to your dogs, you have come to the right place. Note: Cats are obligate carnivores it is vital they are fed a meat diet as their bodies cannot produce taurine, an essential nutritional requirement found in meat. A high balanced [...]

How do you know your pets nails are too long

2017-02-15T20:19:09+00:00November 14th, 2015|Categories: Guinea pigs, Health, Pets, Puppies, Rabbits|Tags: |

This is a very important part of ownership and responsibility! You can simply check your dogs nails when he walks! Do you hear his nails clicking on the ground? This means they are to long and need further investigation! Clipping your dogs nails may or may not be a simple task for you or [...]

How to transport your small furry to the veterinary practice!

2017-02-15T20:15:27+00:00August 30th, 2015|Categories: Guinea pigs, Health, Pets, Rabbits|Tags: |

Rabbits, Guinea pigs, Hamsters ect can get stressed travelling and going to unfamiliar places. It is best to have a secure carrier for their size, making sure they have plenty of privacy. Bring along their favourite food or toy and have a cosy blanket or absorbed padding layer in their carrier avoiding shavings as [...]

** PARVO OUT BREAK ALERT **

2017-02-15T20:13:38+00:00July 28th, 2015|Categories: Health, News, Pets|Tags: |

Please be aware we have seen an alarming number of fatal Parvo cases this week. Early symptoms include: Vomiting, diarrhea, lethargy. The risk of your pet catching Parvo is next to none if they are vaccinated. Please ensure your dog’s vaccinations are currently up to date. Parvo virus is vaccinated against within your routine [...]

Guinea pigs have special dietary requirements

2017-02-15T20:12:18+00:00July 21st, 2015|Categories: Guinea pigs, Health, Pets|Tags: |

Did you know guinea pigs have a special requirement in their diet? Yes thats right guinea pigs need ascorbic acid (Vitamin C) in their diet or they later face major health issues!! Just like us humans our bodies can not make vitamin C which is why it is one of our requirements in our [...]

The best way to keep your pets teeth clean is?

2017-02-15T20:10:42+00:00July 21st, 2015|Categories: Health, Pets|Tags: , |

The best way to keep your pets teeth clean is? Daily brushing!! It is important NOT to use Human toothpaste as it contains Fluoride which is poisonous to dogs!! Your dogs food is also an important factor for your pets teeth, Special formulated kibble help break down tarter on your pets teeth!! CHEW TOYS [...]

Does your dogs or cats have fleas? Arrange of free check today

2017-02-15T19:00:47+00:00May 8th, 2015|Categories: Fleas and ticks, Health, Pets|Tags: |

Contact us for further information  about these worming products Balmoral – 028 90666881 or Commons Brae – 028 90799500. You can book a Free flea and tick nurse appointment and get further advice on keeping them creepy crawlies away. Parasites on your pets skin can be a bit of an issue when these parasites bite your pet [...]