Dogs are used by many different professions – police, search and rescue, front line duty, farmers and game keepers to name only a few. Each area requires a different set of skills and different training, however, the one constant for all working dogs is their requirement for a high energy food. In order to maintain this increased level of energy, it is essential to feed them a food specially formulated with the more active dog in mind. Continue reading “The nutritional needs of the working and sporting 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.
It is estimated that just under a third of family cats are overweight. A cat is classified as obese if it’s body weight is greater than 20% of it’s ideal weight. Like us, cats can gradually gain weight, making it difficult for their owner to notice any increase. It is usually only when the cat is taken to the vet that this is picked up. Continue reading “Not all fat cats are bankers!” »
As nutritional partners, CLINIVET‘s pet nutritionists are available to provide training to our affiliated rescue centre staff and volunteers.
In addition, CLINIVET will donate 1 bowl of food for every 5kg of CLINIVET, purchased at Petmania stores, to our rescue centres, so you can help to provide much needed food to the dogs and cats in their care, while you shop. Continue reading “Clinivet are the Official Nutrition Partners to Petmania!” »
Britain’s cat population was estimated to be 8.8 million in 2010, with the gap between dogs and cats quickly closing as the most preferred pet for UK households. The reason for this could be because they easily fit into increasingly busy and urban lifestyles, as they require less time and outdoor exercise compared to dogs. Continue reading “Are you smitten by your kitten?” »
Premium and super premium pet foods differ from economy and mid-economy ranges. They usually cost more money, and this is due to the quality of the raw materials used in the manufacture of the premium and super premium food. They are also subjected to more rigorous testing, and contain neutraceutical ingredients with prove health benefits, whereas economy and mid-economy foods tend to provide a good, basic nutrition. Continue reading “Are premium pet foods really worth their premium price?” »
Have a laugh at our expense – here are the Clinivet team singing Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree! Continue reading “Happy Christmas from Clinivet Nutrition!” »