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Help, My Pet Has Diarrhoea

3rd April 2011Pet CareLeave a comment

By David Brooks MRCVS of Pet Insurance Expert. One of the most common reasons pet owners seek the help of a veterinarian is because their pet has diarrhoea. Whether it is a regular occurrence for a pet with an over sensitive digestive system or a one off event, it always signifies that something is not […]

Is Your Pet Overweight?

2nd February 2010Pet CareLeave a comment

By David Brooks MRCVS of Pet Insurance Expert. Humans are not the only species to be suffering an obesity epidemic in certain parts of the world. Our pampered pets are also getting fat, with some estimates putting the level of obesity amongst dogs and cats at around 25%. It is accepted that being clinically obese […]

Christmas Pet Safety Tips

1st December 2009Pet Care2 Comments

Christmas is a wonderful time of year – but not always for your pets! Here are some tips for keeping your pets out of danger. Food to avoid giving your pet at Christmas Alcoholic beverages Chocolate (highly toxic to pets) Coffee Mouldy or spoiled foods Salt Chicken or Turkey bones (they can splinter) Avoid giving […]