Pet Advice

Owning a pet is fun and rewarding but it’s also a big responsibility. We understand that your pets are important members of your family and we’re here to support you in all aspects of caring for your pet.

As there are many different types of pets, which each have their own specific needs, we’ve provided these basic pet advice pages to help you keep your pets happy and healthy. They’re based on the most common questions and conditions seen by our veterinary surgeons and qualified nurses, so we hope you’ll find them helpful.

One thing to remember. There is no substitute for getting professional advice, so if you need any extra information, or if you’re concerned about your pet, please contact us.

If you’re wondering how to make travelling with your pets less stressful or what first aid you can offer in an emergency, you’ve come to the right place.

On these pages, we’ve combined expert veterinary advice with our long-standing professional experience to cover those issues that affect all pets.


End of life

Essential first aid

Fireworks and pets

Keeping pets cool

Self-medicating your pet

Stress in Cats & Dogs

Summer dangers

Travel tips

Travelling with your pet


Disclaimer: As far as possible we have taken all due care to ensure that the information and advice given here is correct. It must, however, be realised that advice can differ in different circumstances. We can therefore accept no responsibility for errors and suggest seeking direct professional advice whenever there is any doubt


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