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Dogs can be trusted companions, fun friends, hilarious sidekicks and great company. Owning a dog is a big responsibility, but put in the time to train and really get to know your four-legged friend, and you will enjoy one of the most rewarding relationships of your life. We can supply the hints, tips, advice and healthcare if you supply the infinite quantities of love and affection!

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Summer pet advice

Whether you have a dog, cat or another small animal, this section of the website gives you top advice on keeping them healthy and happy over the summer months.

Summer pet health




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How vaccinations can protect your dog

Dogs can suffer from a range of nasty diseases, some which cause a lot of discomfort and others that can kill. The best way to protect your dog is to have it vaccinated by a vet as soon as it is old enough.

More information on dog vaccinations

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The most obvious result of neutering or spaying your dog is that it helps prevent unwanted puppies, but there are other health benefits too.

More information on neutering and spaying

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Canine Babesiosis

Symptoms of babesiosis can range from mild to severe and include lethargy, lack of appetite, fever, anaemia, pale gums, an enlarged abdomen, weight loss and jaundice.

More information on canine Babesiosis and what to do if you find a tick





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From 6th April 2016 all dogs in England and Wales to be micro-chipped and registered by the breeder on an authorised database by the time they are 8 weeks old and before they transfer to a new keeper.

More information on microchipping

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Territorial Aggression

Take a look at how, when and why dogs turn to aggression.

More information on territorial aggression

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Bye Bye Bugs!

In general, parasites can be divided into 2 categories:

Ectoparasites - which can be found on the coat or skin of your pet. These include Fleas, Ticks, Lice and Mites

Endoparasites - those which live inside your pet. These include Tapeworm, Lungworm and Roundworm.

More information on parasites





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Diabetes mellitus is a disease caused by your dogs's pancreas not producing enough insulin.


More information on diabetes in dogs




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Alabama Rot

The mysterious disease presents dogs with ulcer-like skin sores and/or sudden kidney failure in affected dogs.

More information about Alabama Rot