We Love Pets News

May 30, '2022

Pet Spotlight! All About Fish

For many families, fish tend to be the first pet, as they are assumed as an easy animal to look after. Once you begin to look deeper into the care that the fish will require, you may begin to notice that, contrary to belief, it is not true.  

Fish can be a big responsibility to have, even though they seem relatively easy to keep. Not only are they beautiful to look at, but they are all unique and serve a different purpose in life and will require attentive and routine care, depending on the type of fish you have.   

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May 11, '2022

Surviving Tick Season

The flowers are blooming, the days are longer, and the air feels a bit warmer – who doesn’t love spring!? However, it has one downside: tick season has started, and will last until the end of autumn.

That being said, animals can pick up ticks all year round, so it’s always good to be aware of how we can keep our precious pets safe, even outside of tick season.

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Apr 25, '2022

Does your Pet Have Allergies?

Did you know that just like humans, animals can suffer from pollen allergies? Summer days are great, but for those with allergies, when the pollen count is high, that means irritation and discomfort for pets with hay fever.  

 

How to know if your pet has an allergy?  

The cause of allergies in pets and humans is the same, however the signs and symptoms are different.  

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Apr 4, '2022

Why Exotics Need Pet Care Services

As exotic pets become more and more popular, one of the most common things I hear is that people struggle to find someone to look after them when they are away from home. 

Sadly, a lot of family members are often put off by having to feed frozen mice to a snake or handle crickets to feed a lizard or are just petrified of going anywhere near a tarantula tank!  However, it is important that our scaly and hairy friends get the same care our furry friends do when you go away.   

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Dec 20, '2021

How to keep your pets safe at Christmas

Christmas is that magical time of the year when most of us get in the holiday spirit by indulging in seasonal food, enjoying time with friends & family, and decorating the house with festive accessories - usually with the Christmas tree as the star of the show!

But as we enjoy the holidays, it’s also important to keep our pets in mind. Check out our tips for keeping your pets safe, healthy, and happy throughout the Christmas season.

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Nov 30, '2021

4 Winter Walk Warnings

Autumn is well and truly here!

As the days get shorter and colder (and we get a little grumpier) heading into winter, there are plenty of new dangers to watch out for in keeping our pets safe when we’re out and about. Whether you let your dog, cat, or another pet outdoors, take note of these warnings.

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Nov 23, '2021

Do I need pet insurance?

Veterinary care is advancing quickly with many vets holding certificates in specialist areas that just would not have been the case 10-15 years ago. With this increased knowledge in medical and surgical techniques, pets can be successfully treated for a wide variety of conditions that enable our pets to live longer, healthier lives.

Along with the advancement in specialist vets, come specialist referral centres that are now numerous across the country. As there is no animal NHS service, as pet owners we are responsible for funding their 'private' healthcare which incorporates preventative care, emergency care and ongoing treatment.

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Nov 1, '2021

Caring for a Senior Pet

As our pets grow older, their needs and requirements begin to change. Predicting and recognising the signs of ageing can help you care for your pet, while maintaining their health and happiness. Here’s what to look for, and ways to make ageing more comfortable for your pet.

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Aug 23, '2021

Jabs for Pets: National Immunisation Awareness Month

Are your pets vaccinated? If you’re not sure – go ahead and check with your vet! Pet immunisations are extremely important as an animal owner as they can protect your pet from a host of illnesses. And August is National Immunisation Awareness Month, so it’s the perfect time to get educated!

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