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Care & Wellness

  • This ear preparation has been supplied in order to assist in treating your pet's ear complaint. The condition is not uncommon and as mentioned there are a number of possible causes.

  • Your veterinarian will have discussed the frequency and application of the eye medication prescribed but it may be useful to have these notes as an aide mémoire.

  • When the time comes to say goodbye, all of us who value pets experience feelings and emotions that sometimes embarrass us, and often confuse us but which in fact follow a well recognised cycle.

  • Bilberry has been used for the treatment of diarrhoea, eye problems relating to impaired blood flow including macular degeneration and cataract formation, and to improve circulation and address peripheral circulation disorders such as bruising and varicose veins.

  • Tea is second only to water as the most consumed beverage in the world. Both black and green tea are made from the tea plant, Camellia sinensis.

  • Many dogs spend very happy holidays in kennels and look forward to going. Plan the visit well ahead just as you do with your own holiday and make sure that you visit the kennels beforehand to satisfy yourself that the accommodation is up to your expectations.

  • If whelping appears to have finished clean up the bitch as much as possible without upsetting her. The bitch will spend most of her time with her puppies for the next few days.

  • During the first three weeks of life puppies require little care from the owner provided the bitch is competent. They are born with their eyes closed but these open after 7-14 days.

  • From the time of mating many bitches show behavioural changes, often becoming more affectionate. However some bitches become uncharacteristically irritable.

  • The budgerigar (Melopsittacus undulatus), sometimes referred to as a parakeet or more commonly a budgie, is the most popular pet bird worldwide. This beautiful, small bird originates from Australia.