Why Essential Fatty Acids are Crucial for Dogs

Why Essential Fatty Acids are Crucial for Dogs

Why essential fatty acids are crucial for dogs Fatty acids are classed as “essential” if they can’t be produced in the body, so animals have to obtain them through their diet. Omega 3 essential fatty acids have a myriad of beneficial effects on the...
Harvest Hazards

Harvest Hazards

Harvest Time Hazards – Keep your pet safe in autumn As summer winds down and we approach the autumn months, there’s a bunch of harvest time hazards that pet owners should know about. Read our guide for top tips on keeping your pet safe this season, and speak to...
Pet First Aid

Pet First Aid

Pet First Aid – Do you know what to do? It’s always good to be prepared, especially if your pet requires first aid. Knowing what to do and having a first aid kit to hand helps you to respond calmly and effectively if your pet is injured or unwell. Ensure your vet’s...
Flystrike in Rabbits

Flystrike in Rabbits

Flystrike in rabbits What is flystrike in rabbits? Flystrike (myiasis) occurs when damp fur – often due to damaged skin or soiled by urine or faeces – attracts the green bottle fly (Lucilia sericata). The fly can lay up to 200 eggs on the skin which hatch...