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Protecting your pet from fleas

Protecting your pet from fleas

Before you start to tackle the problem of fleas, you really need to understand the life cycle of the flea so that you can purchase the correct combination of products to meet your pet’s needs. Your pet can catch a flea whenever they go outside, even if they never...

Keep your pet’s safe and calm this firework season.

Keep your pet’s safe and calm this firework season.

In the United Kingdom, 40% of pets suffer from a serious phobia of fireworks, which can cause more harm to your animals than you might believe. In dogs, cats, rabbits, hamsters, guinea pigs, and birds, fireworks can cause significant anxiety and distress. Aggression,...

Itchy skin – could it be food allergies?

Itchy skin – could it be food allergies?

If your dog or cat suffers from itchy skin, it's natural to assume that it could be nothing more than a simple case of fleas. But what should you do if, after treatment, the itching doesn't stop? When you first notice that your pet is itching more than usual, it is...

We’re now stocking dried calciworms

We’re now stocking dried calciworms

Treat your wild birds with these fantastically nutritious worms from Johnston and Jeff! Calciworms contain up to 50 times more calcium than your average mealworm - which means they're great for supporting the production of eggs and bone strength. They're high in...

Guide to starting a raw diet for dogs

Guide to starting a raw diet for dogs

Raw diets have been growing in popularity over recent years as more owners are seeking a healthier, chemical-free diet for their pets. But starting a raw diet for dogs can be quite a minefield if you've not fed raw before. Here's our quick guide for getting started...

Preparing your pets for your return to work

Preparing your pets for your return to work

Lockdown, for many, has brought mixed emotions. Whilst some have carried on work as normal, others have had more chance to enjoy staying at home a bit more. But as more of us return to work and offices, the next few weeks may prove a bit of an emotional rollercoaster...

We’re still open! COVID procedures and FAQ’s

We’re still open! COVID procedures and FAQ’s

We've been here once before. Just like last time, we're staying open. We have our tills manned, our warehouse well stocked, smiles beneath our masks and our number one priority remains keeping you safe. If you're shopping with us in store, please make note of the...

Things to remember this firework season

Things to remember this firework season

? We can generally anticipate the arrival of fireworks - between late October to early January they are an almost guaranteed fixture in our calendar. What many people forget to anticipate is the negative impact it can have on our pets. From the largest horse, to the...

Car Journeys with Pets

Car Journeys with Pets

When taking your pet on a car journey, they have to be restrained. That’s not just a recommendation – it’s the law. Alongside risking a £5,000 fine, if an unrestrained animal is found to have caused (or even contributed to) an accident, both your car and pet insurances can be invalidated!

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