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Fun at the National Pet Show 2016

Wow what a weekend!! So this weekend gone was the National Pet Show at the NEC in Birmingham. This is the third year this fantastic event has visited the NEC and it’s not hard to see why it is so popular. The National Pet Show plays host to a number of fantastic events including performances […]

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Are Your Dog’s Eyes At Risk?

Vital Pet Health have been working on a project to highlight the importance of eye care in dogs.  Paul has contributed to the campaign, offering expert tips.  Watch the video with the latest news. We all want what is best for our dogs and when something changes in their behaviour, owners are often quick to sense a […]

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8 Amazing Animals at Risk From Wildlife Crimes

The National Geographic have published some wonderful images of our endangered animals. Illegal wildlife trafficking is a multibillion-dollar-a-year business with ties to organized crime and terrorism. In an effort to combat this threat to wildlife, the United Nations General Assembly declared March 3 World Wildlife Day. This year’s observance highlights the need to “get serious […]

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It’s getting hot! How does your pet feel?

Here are some simple tips to make sure our furry friends don’t over heat as we head into summer.   Have you ever spent too long in the sun and felt like you were about to boil over? Well humans aren’t the only ones to struggle with the heat, animals are at as much at risk as humans […]

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Cat Fights – Cat Bites

Cat bites are responsible for the majority of infected wounds seen in cats seeking veterinary attention. These are usually sustained during fights between these very territorial animals. The most territorial of these are the entire Tom cats who also roam to expand the area of their territory. If you have an entire Tom who is […]

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All you need to know about Kennel Cough – Advice from the Vet

Kennel Cough Well it’s that time of year when we are all thinking about summer holidays.  As a dog owner we have to make decisions – to take our dog with us, or not… The Vital Pet Health Vets have put this professional document together to advise you about the specifics of Kennel Cough. Kennel cough or Infectious Canine Tracheobronchitis, is […]

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Jaggar poisoning happened in Belgium not at Crufts

The investigations into the poisoning of Irish Setter Jaggar continues but a spokesman for the Kennel Club said: “we are now able to reassure all dog lovers who came to Crufts that this could not have been possible and added it was “highly likely that the poisons, thought to be on a piece of beef, were eaten […]

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Ban pet shop puppy and kitten sales?

A change in UK legislation is being discussed in Parliament, concerning the sale and passage of young puppies and kittens. The sale and passage of pets in pet shops (which are licenced and regulated) is currently controlled under The 1951 Pets and Animals Act. Concerns are being raised over the inter-European transport of young animals […]

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Men walking dogs makes them 4 times more aggressive….

  A study was conducted in the Czech Republic ,where they monitored the interactions between over 2000 dogs and their owners. According to a recent study conducted at Mendel University the paper indicates that dogs being walked by men are four times more likely to be aggressive towards other dogs…. (more…)

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Abled dog with two legs

Duncan Lou Who is a dog with an inspirational message of hope and ability, in spite of him only having two legs. At 8 weeks old it was decided to amputate his hind legs, given that they were deemed beyond the help of any form of corrective surgery. This all being due to the body […]

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