Your pet’s eyes function in the same way that your own do and are made up of the same components including Cornea, the transparent outer covering of the eye Pupil, the circular membrane in the centre of the eye that lets light from the environment enter the eye Iris, the pigmented membrane that surrounds the… Read more »

Hedgehogs (Erinaceus europaeus) are one of Britain’s most familiar wild animals and are easily recognisable even by the youngest children.  They generally live in parks and gardens where bushes and hedges provide perfect day-time hiding/sleeping places and the insect-rich lawns and flowerbeds make great feeding grounds at dusk. Hedgehogs eat all kinds of invertebrates such as beetles, caterpillars,… Read more »

May is National Veterinary Nurse Awareness Month. The aim is to help create awareness of the importance of the veterinary nursing profession. Veterinary Nurses are sometimes the unseen workforce in practice and many pet owners still have no idea how important veterinary nurses are to their pet’s care and wellbeing whilst they are at the… Read more »

Deciding whether to have your pet neutered or not is likely to be one of the biggest decisions that you make as a pet owner. There is no doubt that neutering your pet can have really great benefits to their health and you will also be doing your bit to help the growing crisis of the thousands… Read more »

National Pet Month is all about celebrating the wonderful impact pets have on our lives and promoting responsible pet ownership. It is supported by veterinary teams, animal therapy providers, animal charities, animal experts and pet shops from all over the UK to Promote responsible pet ownership Raise awareness of the benefits of owning a pet Increase… Read more »

Easter Pet Care

Easter is nearly here and whether we celebrate or not, most of us will enjoy spending some quality holiday time with our family and our pets. With all that time to fill it may be a good opportunity to focus on our pets and perhaps teach them something new. Dogs, cats, rabbits, rodents, ferrets and even birds… Read more »

Pet Care In The Spring

Spring has arrived in Berkshire and despite the extra snow this week, the weather is getting warmer (and hopefully staying that way). This is a great time of year and many people will be starting to spend more time outside, whether it be pottering around in the garden, walking around local parks or going out… Read more »

Are You Lungworm Aware?

Lungworms are a group of parasites that can affect both dogs and cats. Lungworms are much less common than parasites such as fleas, ticks and tapeworms, but the associated problems with a Lungworm infection can be far more severe than with other more common parasites. Canine and Feline Lungworms cannot be transmitted to people. In the… Read more »