Animal Health News

23 Best Dogs For Kids

2018-10-22 | Behaviour & Training

The personality of dog breeds vary a lot, so it is a good thing you are doing your research. Here at Animal Health, we’ve put together a list of our favourite family dogs to help you find a new furry family member. 

We have detailed everything you need to know including; breed personality, price, size and even how much fur they shed / malt.

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The Real Costs of Owning a Cat

2018-06-13 | Care & Safety

Any pet is a long term commitment and cats are definitely no exception. Cats live even longer than dogs, with the average expectancy around 15 years. It’s not uncommon for them to reach the ripe old age of 20 (practically ancient by cat standards) and the world’s oldest cat was That means that you could potentially be providing for your purrfect pal for a very long time. Find out how much you'll need to budget with the help of this handy infographic.

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The Real Costs of Owning a Dog

2018-05-25 | Care & Safety

Getting a dog is a big decision and there are plenty of things you should consider before you commit. Will the dog fit into your lifestyle? Do you have enough time and energy to give your dog the exercise, training, and attention it needs to be healthy and happy? And can you definitely care for the dog for the entirety of its life?

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Apartment Dogs: How to Live With a Dog in a Flat

2018-02-21 | Care & Safety

Many people who live in apartments and flats would love to own a dog, but worry about the unique challenges and difficulties that arise when raising a dog in an apartment.

If this sounds like you, there’s plenty you’re probably considering. Can you even keep a dog in a flat? What are the best dog breeds for an apartment? How can you get a landlord to let you have a pet? How can you make sure your apartment dog is happy?

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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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