Karen Wild’s Firework Countdown

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Is there any good news if your pet is one that becomes stressed and unhappy around Fireworks season?   The answer is, yes! There are lots of things we can do in preparation to settle them down, so here is an easy-to-achieve 3-2-1 countdown. You still have plenty of time, so let’s get (quietly) cracking.

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Are we nearly there yet? Travel sickness explained

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With another holiday season just round the corner it’s that time again when we start thinking about packing up the family and our pets and heading off on a short break. However dogs can get travel sickness just like humans do, even on the shortest of journeys and this can sometimes be a stressful time, but

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Helping in the treatment of Epilepsy in dogs and cats

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Epilepsy is the most common long-term neurological disorder seen in dogs affecting around 50,000 canines in the UK and many cats as well.  It is caused by abnormal electrical activity in the brain but very often the reason for this is unknown and this is then diagnosed as idiopathic epilepsy.  There are various types of

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A guide to using our products for Fireworks Night

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Well, fireworks night (or month in some areas) is just around the corner. We have been inundated with calls from pet owners for Scullcap & Valerian Tablets and Valerian Compound so they are stocked up and ready for the bangs! We are often asked “how much do I need to give to my pet?” Well

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Herbal Health Tips for Summer Problems Part 2

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Summer thunderstorms and noises   The downside of this hot weather is that inevitably when it eventually breaks we get some violent thunderstorms and these can be scary for our pets. As we don’t have these storms regularly most pets, especially young ones, find the noises and lightning flashes disturbing as it is not something they

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Travelling Do’s and Don’ts

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It’s that time of the year that many of us pack our shorts, bikinis and sun screen and head off for a short break.  For us dog owners, jumping on a plane is not usually an option with our canine pals in tow and a short break in the UK or Europe is opted for. 

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