Be Careful With Your Pets This Christmas

Be Careful With Your Pets This Christmas

Christmas is almost upon us. The presents are all wrapped, the tree and decorations are up. But Christmas can be a dangerous time for our little companions, so remember … Cats will climb the Christmas Tree   Dogs will open your presents   Eat your chocolates  ...
Vitamin D Poisoning

Vitamin D Poisoning

We often have people call up for advice when their pets have consumed medications intended for humans. Some of the more common ones that we are asked about are contraceptive pills, ibuprofen and paracetamol tablets. In future we may need to add vitamin D to this list....
Dogs Will Be Dogs

Dogs Will Be Dogs

Dogs Are Scavengers Dogs are natural scavengers, and for some their catholic eating habits get them into trouble on a fairly regular schedule. Young dogs especially are prone to picking up rubbish and eating it. I’ve lost count of the number of times I’ve...
Cats Get Sunburn Too

Cats Get Sunburn Too

On 6 May I walked to the top of Ben Nevis with my wife. I’m not much of a hill walker, but had been warned what to expect. So I went prepared for wind, rain, snow, hail, you name it, but what I wasn’t prepared for was…the sun! It was a glorious day,...