Is Your Dog At Risk From Ticks?

It’s been on the news recently, but ticks are a real problem with a record number of dogs now coming in to contact with them. Researchers believe that almost a third of dogs they checked, across the UK, were found to be carrying a tick. The study looked at over 15,000 dogs with an alarming number found to be affected … Continue reading

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Expert Vet Guide For Pet Owners

Getting a pet for the first time? Not sure what to do about the vets? It can be a very daunting event, taking your pet to he vets for the first time. Especially if you have never owned a pet before. The thing is, before you even consider getting a pet, you need to think about how close the nearest … Continue reading

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Caring For Your Small Animal In Winter

There are many factors to consider when looking after your small animal during the winter months. As the colder months approach it is important to think about your small animals, especially those living outside in hutches. We have put together a few tips to help keep your pet safe this winter! Outdoor Hutches If it is not possible to bring your … Continue reading

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How to look after your dog on a day trip this summer

We all like to take our dog’s on long walks in the summer months, but these walks can have their own hidden dangers. First of all when taking your dog on a day trip you need to scout out the place where you are taking them to. Is it dog friendly? You don’t want to spend a long time travelling … Continue reading

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Keep your pet safe this Easter

Easter is a time of celebration, but it can potentially be a hazardous time for your pet. The biggest risk factor to your pet this Easter will be that Easter favourite, chocolate! All pet owners should be aware that chocolate is poisonous and that if their pet consumes even the smallest piece it can make they very poorly. For example, … Continue reading

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Top tips for keeping your dog free from ticks

Now that Autumn is upon us it is important to be aware that this is a prime time of the year for ticks. Ticks usually attached themselves to your dog when they run through grass or plant life when out walking. The one thing to remember about ticks is that they can spread disease, with Lyme disease being the main … Continue reading

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Keeping your pet safe during Fireworks season

With firework season approaching, have you done everything you can to help keep your pet safe? Some pets are fine with fireworks, however that is not always the case and it is necessary that you ensure that your take the right precautions during this stressful time of the year. Here at Vets Food World we have put together a few … Continue reading

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How to make your home Dog friendly

There are many hidden dangers inside your home that could be fatal to your dog. Read on to find out what they are, and how to avoid them! With household chemicals and choking hazards galore, your house has the potential to cause an unhappy time for your beloved pooch. The amount of potential risks and hazards in your home have … Continue reading

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Dogs Die In Hot Cars

Despite the warnings each year, people are still leaving their dogs in the car. Some people may only be popping out and leaving their dog for a matter of minutes, but within minutes the damage could already have been done. We strongly urge anyone who is taking their dog in the car with them to avoid making stops along the … Continue reading

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Summer Fun With Your Pets

Getting your pet active during the summer can have long term physical and mental health benefits. With the better weather, many dog owners go for longer walks, and while this is helpful in keeping your dog fit, you should always monitor the heat and your dog when walking. Ideally walk your dog in the mornings or evenings when it is … Continue reading

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