Pet Food Shortages: Using Big Bags Safely

Due to the on-going shortages of food supplies for pets, many pet owners have had to resort to buying larger bags of food than they would normally use. To help ensure the food in these bags stays fresh and safer for longer, we have put together a short summary of tips and posts we have […]

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Pet Medication & Food Supply over the Festive Season.

To avoid supply issues for food and medication in general over the holiday season, it would be safer to check this week if you have enough pet supplies at home now to get through until Jan 5th. Otherwise, ring our nurses, as soon as possible, but before Tuesday 21s to have the nurses to order […]

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Top 10 Tips to store Pet Foods

Given the large number of pet foods recalled this year; especially by BLACK HAWK: and now this current outbreak of illness in larger breeds dogs in our area -where a contaminated food may be  a potential player- it is probably a good time to repost part of one of our previous articles on tips on […]

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Pet Medications & Food Supply Updates

‘House-Keeping’ Updates The current shortage of some animal pain or arthritis medications is Not related to Corona virus issues. If, however your pet cannot use the generic forms of these medications, please contact your vet to ensure they can set aside the patented version of your animal’s medication whilst they still have supplies. There is […]

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Why Healthy Animals don’t need dietary supplements or special foods.

Why Healthy Animals don’t need dietary supplements nor special foods such as Grain-free diets. PROBIOTICS-THE STING IN THE TAIL. Let’s get some ‘given’s out of the way first: The unwell, ill-thrift allergic pet does need special dietary considerations and restrictions. However, the same does Not hold truly for a well, normal pet; when we add […]

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Practical Tip-Dietary Discretion Cat Collars-an exception to the rule

As you all know, I am not a fan of cat collars for most cats. However, we found these collars at a vet conference overseas. The main intent is to stop neighbours feeding an outdoor roaming cat especially one who is on a medical diet. We find this secret unauthorised feeding of someone else’s pet to […]

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Please, Please, Do Not Feed Your Neighbour’s Pets without their knowledge and consent.

Our own gentle, sweet 18-year-old Siamese had two close episodes of terrible vomiting and diarrhoea, all caused by visitors to a rental cottage throwing their scraps over our fence. We only realised that source when we found the lamb bones stuck in a potted plant by the fence! We were less than impressed, especially as […]

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Never Feed Your Neighbour’s Pet without their Owner’s Permission

Please, Please, Do Not Feed Your Neighbour’s Pets without their knowledge and consent. Our own gentle, sweet 18-year-old Siamese has now had two recent episodes of terrible vomiting and diarrhoea, all caused by visitors to a rental cottage throwing their scraps over our fence. We only realised that source when we found the lamb bones […]

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