All the latest info on caring for your pet

Looking for something in particular? Check our categories!

Crufts – the best and worst of the dog world?

Crufts starts today – the World's Largest Dog Show - an annual dog-fest that used to be seen as a "best of British" institution, but which has become controversial in recent years. This year, three different viewpoints have been loudly expressed.
No Comments

If you care about animals, why aren’t you vegan?

Are you an animal lover with a vague unease about eating meat? Have you heard all the recent buzz about veganism, and wondered if it's for you? If so, you're like me: read on.
No Comments

BBC’s Today Programme asks a profound question: how much is a dog’s life worth?

Dogs and vets' fees took centre stage in the UK media yesterday when they featured on the BBC's Today programme, the most popular show on Radio 4, with over 7 million listeners every week. One of the presenters, Evan Davis, brought his whippet, Mr Whippy, into the studio, and a discussion on vets' fees followed. Mr Davis recounted how he'd spent £4000 on fixing Mr
No Comments

Sometimes it’s not teeth – other causes of bad breath in pets.

Bad breath, or halitosis, is very common in dogs and cats; however, there are a wide range of possible causes. Some are simple to treat; others less  so – but bad breath is almost always symptoms of an underlying problem.
No Comments

Ask A Vet Online – My cat is itchy with watering eyes…

Ellie Masters asked: My cat is scratching above his eyes and losing fur, sometimes his eyes water too. this happened earlier in the summer he went through testing nothing found, he's treated with stronghold so no fleas etc. All help appreciated as at wits end now