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HIIT work outs for you and your dog

I stumbled onto the HIIT workout craze a year ago and have been hooked ever since.  HIIT or High Intensity Interval Training is a form of exercise where you blast your body with short bursts of intensive activity to intermittently raise your heart rate.  It’s great at improving your fitness, burning calories and trimming down […]

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Paul Manktelow at Petlife #18

Petlife 2018 and our very own Paul Manktelow As you may know from our last post this coming Sunday something extraordinary is taking place. The PDSA is proud to present Petlife-A dog friendly music festival and all day event will be hosted at Cheltenham Race course in Gloucestershire! As well as live music from some […]

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PDSA PetLife Festival 2018

PDSA PetLife Festival SUNDAY 6th May 2018 PDSA are excited to present their forthcoming dog-friendly music festival! PetLife will be taking place on Sunday 6th May at Cheltenham Racecourse in Gloucestershire and will host the likes of Jessie J, Kaiser Chiefs and The Vamps in an all day event. All proceeds raised will go towards […]

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Meditation For Dogs

Meditation and me I’ve recently returned from a meditation retreat in India where my mind and body was put through an incredibly intense experience in a quest to find inner calmness. There were 50 others on the retreat but interaction through speaking or eye contact was completely prohibited, a practice which was called the Noble […]

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Proud to introduce Engraving Studios

We here at Vital Pet Health are proud to support independent businesses and Engraving Studios in Stockton-on-Tees is a prime example of the new and desired quality pet product. Mandy and Andy Blackett established the Engraving Studios five years ago. Initially it started out as a family run business from the garden shed to help […]

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A Tribute To This Man’s Best Friend

Dolly The World’s Greatest Rescue Dog I recently had to say goodbye to Dolly, and like any owner, I truly believed that she was the world’s greatest dog. From her painful and shaky start in life, this amazing girl went on to spread so much joy to so many people’s lives. This article has been […]

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Canine Behavioural Seminar With Our Very Own Nigel Reed

What is it about? Renowned canine behaviourist and author of the best selling ‘The Dog Guardian’ Nigel Reed is holding a canine behavioural seminar in West London on the 25th November. This is an opportunity not to be missed, with Nigel speaking on key topics such as: The history of our domesticated dog’s nature Why […]

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StreetVet-Aiding the pets and their owners on the streets!

Street Vet-A New Initiative In light of World Homeless Day this week we at Vital Pet Health want to tell you about a fantastic new initiative aimed at helping homeless people and their pets. Homelessness is a growing problem in the UK and an increasing number of homeless people have dogs. The bond between many […]

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Being A Doggy Co-Parent

As many of you know I have a great little rescue dog called Dolly. Like most dogs, Dolly chose me and not the other way around. The problem at the time was that my working hours wouldn’t let me commit to a dog full time. I didn’t want to make a promise to a dog […]

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Matters of the heart!

Following on from our TV Vets appearance on ITV’s This Morning last week, we thought we would do a short feature about the heart condition featured on the show. Sub-Aortic Stenosis This heart condition generally affects larger pure-breed dogs such as Labradors, German Shepherds and Newfoudlands. It is the second most common heart condition in […]

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