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8 fun facts about gerbils

01 November 2018

With their rangy back legs and furry tails that are as long as their bodies, gerbils are fascinating to watch as they go about their business. Here’s some general gerbil knowledge to keep you up to speed with these lively little rodents...

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Fad diets – should dog owners be worried?

01 November 2018

Raw, grain free or home-cooked? The range of options for feeding your dog seems to be ever expanding, with owners willingly trying out new foods for their canine companions. But what do animal nutrition experts have to say about it? 

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The crucial time that cats need people

01 November 2018

All pets need to have positive and friendly experiences with humans from a young age. However, for cats, timing is critical because their socialisation period as kittens is very brief and, once missed, is likely to be lost forever

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Tailor your training to your dog’s personality

01 November 2018

When it comes to teaching your dog new stuff, it’s never a case of one size fits all. Canine behaviour experts agree that tailoring your approach by understanding the way your dog learns is key to success

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Indoor fun and games

01 November 2018

When the weather outside is frightful, introducing some indoor games for your pets can add some much-needed entertainment and exercise during the dull, damp days of winter

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Wise up to winter colds and flu

01 November 2018

If you get the sniffles this winter and your pets seem under the weather, you may wonder if cats, dogs and other pets can get coughs and colds just like humans? Our in-house vet Dr Suzanne Moyes has some seasonal advice

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