Tips for walking your dog during summer

Summer is a time for fun in the sun, but it’s important to remember that the warm weather can be just as uncomfortable for our pets. As dog owners, it’s our responsibility to ensure they stay safe and stay cool in the warm weather. Don’t let the…

Tips for clipping your pet’s claws

Keeping your pet’s claws trimmed is an essential part of their overall health and wellbeing. Long nails can cause discomfort, make walking difficult and even lead to accidental injuries to both you and your pet. While clipping your pet’s claws might seem daunting at first, with a…

Allergies in Cats

The most common allergies in cats Cats commonly experience four types of allergies: insects (fleas), food allergies, atopic dermatitis (triggered by house dust, pollen, and moulds) and contact allergies. While they exhibit shared physical expressions and signs, each allergy type also presents unique features. If you believe your…

What’s Better for My Cat: Wet or Dry Food?

A frequent question asked is whether cats should consume canned or dry food. Fortunately, many commercial cat foods offer an excellent nutritional source, whether in the form of dry or wet cat food. However, hinges on various factors, including weight, health conditions and budget. Deciding whether to opt…

Introducing Pets to Children

Children and pets can form wonderful bonds and many parents aspire for their children to grow up alongside furry companions. When introducing them for the first time, it’s essential to establish a safe and comfortable environment where children and pets can begin to familiarise themselves with each…

Tips for worry-free visits to the vet in Stafford

Like many people dread going to the doctor, the vet can be a source of anxiety for our pets. Luckily, there are steps you can take to alleviate some of the anxiety your pet feels when it senses a vet visit to Stafford is coming up. Preparing…

Separation Anxiety in Dogs: Signs & Methods for Pet Owners

Eight out of ten dogs, according to research, have trouble adjusting to being alone. Yet, half won’t exhibit any overt symptoms, making it easy for owners to overlook. Behavioural issues due to separation anxiety in dogs In certain dogs, behaviours related to separation are a result of…

Common allergies in dogs

From skin irritations to digestive issues, understanding and addressing common allergies in dogs is essential for ensuring their wellbeing. In this blog, we delve into the world of canine allergies, exploring their types, symptoms and effective management strategies. Food Allergies in Dogs Food allergies can manifest through various symptoms,…

The top 12 most poisonous plants for pets

The sun is out, everything is in flower, and everyone has come out of hibernation: gardening season has begun! While this is a lovely time of year to spend with your pet, there are potentially poisonous plants in your garden that will affect cats and dogs. At…

Easter opening hours

CHANGES TO OUR SERVICES DURING EASTER WEEKEND Easter is almost here, and we’d like to remind you that our opening hours over the Bank Holiday weekend may differ from our usual availability. Please refer to the list below to ensure you’re aware of our opening hours during…