Preparing your pet for firework season

Fireworks are used throughout the year to mark significant seasonal celebrations in Stafford including Bonfire Night, Halloween, New Year’s Eve and Diwali. Whilst they are enjoyable for humans to watch, pets can often get scared of the loud bangs and bright flashes. Preparing your pet early can…

Barbecues and your pets – things to consider  

Picture the scene…you’re in your garden in Stafford, the sun is shining, maybe you have friends and family round to visit, and the charcoals are just about ready for you to start cooking al fresco. The last thing you want is an emergency vet visit to us…

The importance of microchipping your pet

Keeping our pets in Stafford safe is important to all of us as pet owners. They trust us with their care and protection and, as well as feeding, exercising and cuddling them, that includes identifying them so that we can be reunited if we are parted. A…

Top 10 hazards to watch out for this summertime to protect your pets

Summertime in Stafford brings longer days, warmer climates, new adventures and outdoor socialising, which with pets in tow, can be made even more enjoyable! However, when the temperatures rise, the dangers to our pets increase too. To keep pets safe, you should be aware of potential hazards,…

Adopt a pet – save a life

If recent months in Stafford have meant you put your new pet plans on hold, you may now be starting to put the wheels in motion to extend your family and welcome a new member. Many people Google reputable breeders or consider designer dogs based on celebrity…

Spring hazards in Stafford

Spring is an exciting time for most of us in Stafford, pets included! Lighter nights mean more opportunities for being outdoors in the spring months in Stafford. To ensure a happy and safe season for your animals, take a minute to make yourself aware of hidden spring…

Protect your dog against kennel cough

Does your dog come into regular contact with other dogs in Stafford? Maybe out on walks, or at the local Stafford park or when they’re staying in kennels? If so, we’d highly recommend a Kennel Cough vaccine or booster. Kennel Cough, or infectious tracheobronchitis, is a very…