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  • Fleas: How to eliminate and prevent these pesky parasites!

    March 17, 2020 by

    Fleas are small, brown, flat-bodied jumping insects which survive by parasitising animals. They live within the fur and get their nutrition by biting the animal and feeding on their blood. Fleas can survive for extended periods of time in the environment so pets can pick them up from all sorts of places. They commonly live… Read more

  • My dog is slowing down – could it be a thyroid problem?

    February 20, 2020 by

    Many pet owners will be aware of thyroid problems in humans and the impact these can have on people’s health and wellbeing. Our pets are no exception, with hyperthyroidism (high thyroid hormone levels) and hypothyroidism (low thyroid hormone levels) accounting for a high proportion of hormonal disease affecting cats and dogs respectively.  Thyroid hormones are… Read more

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