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Why some cats aren’t cuddly

16 August 2017

Some cats love to sit in a comfy lap for hours on end, but others shy away from too much physical contact. The reason for this behaviour lies in their solitary and independent nature…

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Summer first aid for pets

16 August 2017

Fleas, ticks, stings and even snakebites… summer brings out all manner of creepy crawlies that can prove problematic for pets. Our in-house vet DR SUZANNE MOYES has some seasonal advice

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How pet friendly is your garden?

13 July 2017

Love to spend time in your garden with your pets? Ever thought about how safe is it for them? Here are 7 steps to follow to ensure your garden passes the pet-safe test…

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Slugs and snails and puppy dog tales

13 July 2017

Lungworm infections in dogs are on the rise and, if not treated promptly, can be fatal. In this Q&A, our in-house vet Dr Suzanne Moyes explains how to spot the warning signs and what treatment – and prevention – is available

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Some like it hot

13 July 2017

Cats are the ultimate sunseekers – bagging themselves the sunniest spots for a snooze, even on a hot day. But have you ever wondered why?

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10 top tips to keep your pets cool this summer

13 July 2017

When it’s scorching weather, what can you do to ensure your pets remain cool, calm and collected? Plus, could you spot the signs of heatstroke?

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Cat chat

12 June 2017

While cats use a range of vocalisations such as yowling, hissing and growling to communicate with each other, meowing isn’t one of them. This is a behaviour they’ve adopted just for humans. But what are they trying to tell us?

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How cat friendly is your home?

12 June 2017

You may have created a home that’s just perfect for you – but what does your cat think about it?

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Are you a pet expert?

04 May 2017

How clever is your dog? Why do cats groom so much? How high can chinchillas jump? What do you call a group of rats? Test your pet general knowledge with our fun and informative 12-question quiz. Answers at the end – but no peeking!

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Want to give your child the best start in life? Get them a pet

04 May 2017

New research shows that children get on with their pets better than their siblings and that having an animal companion has far-reaching benefits

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