Our joints keep us moving

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We all take our joints and what they do for us for granted and it’s only when they cause problems that we think about them and take action to keep them healthy.  With our pets this is even more of the case as we only become aware of a problem when our pet shows pain

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How to care for the older dog

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We love our oldies, they have a special charm and a unique bond as family members over many years, so naturally we want to do our best for them in their old age – it’s a time in their life where they need us the most. Older pets often need more veterinary care and regular check

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All about Glucosamine and Chondroitin tablets

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A glucosamine supplement can be especially relevant for dogs where movement and suppleness of the connective tissues and cartilage may be compromised due to normal wear and tear that happens with age or through injury. There is no doubt that this is a popular and beneficial supplement, but there has always been some concern as to

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Why give Glucosamine and Chondroitin to my dog?

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If you are looking for a pharmaceutical quality joint supplement that contains the best ingredients yet doesn’t cost the earth, Glucosamine & Chondroitin Tablets are the perfect choice!     Glucosamine naturally occurs in the connective and cartilage tissues and contributes to the strength, flexability and elasticity of these tissues.  However due to injury or just normal

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Banish your dog’s bad breath

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Bad breath can occur in all dogs no matter how big or small, old or young. Bad breath can become intolerable and disturbs the relationship with your dog. Many owners attempt to improve their dog’s bad breath by using toothpaste, changing their diet or trying different foods but sometimes the smell still lingers. Domino and

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Travelling with your pet? Karen Wild talks travel sickness

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Travelling any distance with your dog might be something they do not regularly do, so here are some handy ways to make the journeys stress-free for you and your canine best pal.   Existing car sickness may be a worry, so firstly, check that your dog is fine on short journeys a long time before

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Why your pets love Christmas too!

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Christmas is a time for food, family and festivities. Not only do you enjoy it but so does your pet.   More guests and family around the home means more attention for your pets. That means more strokes and kisses, even the lipstick ones from Grandma! However many pets do find it a little stressful

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Yeasty smelly skin? No more nasty niffs for Hamish

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Hamish, a 10 year old Westie, had an ongoing yeast infection which caused him to lose his fur and made his skin black, thick and smelly. Hamish came to his owner Pauline when she was a foster carer for Westie Rescue Scheme and after endless visits to the vets, trying and testing different products, there

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How to turn down the heat for Megan and Ben

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A common issue that owners face when having both male and female dogs is when the bitch is in season. This is how Anne kept the calm in her house with her dogs Megan and Ben.   When a male and female dog live in the same household, it can be a trying time for

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6 reasons why your dog may smell and how you can help

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‘Can you stop my dog smelling…. of dog?!’ It almost sounds like a joke, however this is quite a common problem our advisors get asked. Now we all expect our dogs to smell a little and of course that is entirely natural and it is certainly not realistic to completely stop your dog having any

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