Archive for Pet Care

Autumn essentials for your dog

22nd August 2018Dog Care, Pet CareLeave a comment

With the evenings drawing in and the leaves on the trees starting to turn, Autumn is steadily coming closer. The change in seasons can sometimes mean different needs for our dogs, no longer are they hot from summer sun and instead they maybe starting to feel colder or nervous due to the approaching firework season. […]

Interview with a Pet Sitter: Meet Tracey

31st July 2018Pet CareLeave a comment

At Very Important Pets our pet sitters are at the heart of the business, the people spending every day with the VIPs, so we want to share their stories and the great work they are constantly doing for us. Meet Tracey, she has been working at VIPs for an amazing ten years now and takes […]

Tips for getting your dog groomed for the first time

10th July 2018Dog Care, Pet CareLeave a comment

Throughout their lives certain breeds of dog will need to visit the groomers to ensure their coat stays a correct length and in good condition. Ideally, you will get your puppy used to this from a young age but for one reason or another this may not be possible, and your dog maybe older on […]

Tips for keeping cats safe in the summer sun

10th July 2018Cat Care, Pet Care1 Comment

The sun is out and the temperatures are up, while we are enjoying the sunshine it is important to we remember to keep our cats comfortable as well.  During the summer months, cats are just as at risk of dehydration and heatstroke as the rest of us. These are serious conditions that can lead to […]

How to stop your dog pulling on a lead

26th June 2018Dog Care, Pet CareLeave a comment

Most dogs that pull have learned to do so over a period of time. The longer they have been doing it, the harder it will be for them to change. In most cases, a fresh approach is needed by introducing an alternative to the lead and collar – which is why at Very Important Pets […]