National Pet Month is now in its 24th year – a huge achievement from its beginnings with the very first National Pet Week in 1989. Continue reading “National Pet Month 1 April – 6 May 2013” »
Cheryl Harkness, The Cloud Club, Newtownards, Co. Down has been in touch to let us know about the amazing achievements she has had with her dogs. Her busy year is detailed below: Continue reading “The Cloud Club, Cheryl Harkness, Newtownards” »
Over the festive period, I’m sure many of our homes are well stocked up with chocolate and biscuits for us to feast on over the holidays. To most of us, chocolate does us no more harm other than expanding our waistlines and causing headaches for our dentist. Continue reading “Treat with care over Christmas” »
Fibres are naturally found in plants, and are resistant to digestion by the enzymes secreted by non-ruminant animals. Fibre is required by the body to slow gastric emptying and increase faecal bulk. Continue reading “The importance of fibre in your pet’s diet” »
You have finally decided to get a puppy. However, that is only the start of the process. Which breed will you choose? Is pedigree or cross breed your better option? Where will you get your puppy from? All of these questions, and lots more, need careful consideration before deciding on the puppy you will eventually bring home. Continue reading “And they call it puppy love…..” »
In recent years, there has been an increase in the number of lungworm infestations. This increase is thought to be, in part, down to an increase in the average summer time temperature. The nematode responsible for the infection is A. vasorum, a member of the canidae family. Continue reading “Curiosity killed the dog?” »
The majority of dogs smell. Fact. This natural ‘doggy’ smell is usually from one of three sources: Continue reading “Smelly dog, smelly dog, are they not washing you?” »
It is important to look after your dog’s teeth, and in this short video clip, you can learn how to do this, how often it should be done, and what other ways you can address their dental care.