Animal Health News

Pets and Mental Health | The Benefits of Pet Ownership for Wellbeing and Happiness

2017-11-20 |

From the first domesticated wolf many millennia ago through to the Insta-dogs of today, one thing is pretty clear about humans – we just can’t get enough of animals! We’ve lived alongside them for thousands of years and they’ve helped us every step along the way. And now we're in the midst of a stress epidemic, they're coming to our rescue again. Check out this infographic to find out all about the benefits of pet ownership for wellbeing and happiness. 

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Keeping Chickens: The Definitive Guide to Happy and Healthy Poultry

2017-09-12 | Care & Safety

Keeping chickens can be a lot of hard work, especially if you don’t know what you’re getting into. For one, you’ve got to worry about predators – foxes, birds of prey, stoats, and even household pets like dogs and cats can make very short work of your feathered friends. Plus, you’ve got to make sure their coop is safe and comfortable, and that they’re getting the feed and nutrients they need to lay high quality eggs. And that's before the cleaning starts.

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17 Horse Experts Share Their Top Grooming Tips

2017-08-14 |

Grooming your horse isn’t just about keeping him looking his best; it also gives you the opportunity to form a strong human-animal bond, which can help to build the trust between you and your horse, and lead to a better riding experience. We reached out to a number of experts within the equestrian community and asked them "What’s your number one tip for keeping a horse well-groomed?"

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Common Dog Health Problems & How To Treat Them

2017-06-28 | Care & Safety

Dogs and humans have a wonderfully unique relationship with one another, and they truly are man’s best friend. Whether you have a pet dog for companionship, a guide dog to help you live more independently with sight problems, or your job involves you working with trained dogs, i.e. police or security dogs, you’ll likely build a special bond with your canine pals.

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25 Human Foods That Benefit Your Dog’s Health

2017-02-23 | Food & Nutrition

When it comes to feeding "human foods" to your dog, there are many foods to avoid which is why dog friendly alternatives are created. For example, regular chocolate is toxic to dogs, so opt for one of the many dog-friendly chocolates on the market. But having said that, many human foods are actually highly beneficial for dogs and offer a range of health benefits. To avoid any unnecessary harm or potential danger to your pooch’s health, we've put together a list of 25 foods that are suitable for dogs, and many they will enjoy very much.

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2017 Show Guide

2017-01-18 |

We have compiled a list of show dates that we will be attending for 2017 

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Getting A New Puppy: The Definitive Guide

2017-01-09 | Adoption & Rescue

Welcoming a new puppy into your home is an exciting time for you and your family, but it’s important to remember that it is a daunting and stressful time for the puppy. For most puppies this will be the first time they’ve been separated from their mother and siblings. Travelling to, and arriving at, a new location is very scary and stressful for a young pup, so it’s important that you and your family are well-prepared to help him settle in properly.

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Food Allergies in Pets

2016-10-04 | Food & Nutrition

When your dog or cat has itchy, irritated skin they will typically spend a lot of time scratching, licking, and biting themselves in an attempt to ease their discomfort. This constant scratching can drive many pet owners crazy, so imagine how your pet must feel!

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Fixing With Feed - How to Choose the Correct Feed for Your Horse

2016-07-25 | Food & Nutrition

Choosing the correct feeding routine is vitally important for your horse's health and happiness. Check out our latest infographic teaching you the best feeding routine for your horse as well as what to feed them.

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The rise of Insta-dogs: Could your dog be famous online?

2016-04-22 | Behaviour & Training

Everyone wants their chance of fame these days. The internet is the one place where many of us find our rightful five minutes. However, some dog owners are choosing to put their pups in the spot light instead. With tags such as #RichDogsofInstagram and #InstaDog rising in popularity, the fight to be top dog online is growing in competition.

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