OK, so we haven't had the greatest of summers so far. But when it finally improves, you should be prepared to ensure that your pet doesn't succumb to the hazards that the hot weather can bring. Vet Marc Abraham advises on the dangers to look out for during the summertime
Weâ€™re all aware of the risks associated with hot weather, with most of us taking precautions to avoid painful sunburn, annoying allergies and the dreaded heatstroke. But are we protecting our pets enough to allow them to enjoy summer too?
June is National Microchipping Month, and it's all about celebrating and promoting the practice of microchipping for pets. Here are our top six facts about this amazing way of protecting your pet.1. It first came to the UK in 1989, and since then over four million cats and dogs have been microchipped. However with a reported sixteen million cats and dogs residing in the UK there are still many who are not microchipped.2. A recent survey identified that 48 per cent of pet owners didn't know which brand of microchip their pet was implanted with. There are lots
Do you have a chubby Collie? Is your Puli looking a little roly-poly? You're not alone: canine obesity is a common problem. Vet Marc Abraham explains the tell-tale signs of an overweight dog and offers some tips getting your pet in shape
You've probably heard about the 'obesity crisis' in Britain, but you may not be aware that it is as much of a problem among our canine population as it is in humans.
Cats and dogs use their tails, in combination with body, ear and eye signals, for communication. So if you want to know how your pet is feeling, one look at its tail can give you a pretty good clue. From the PetPeople magazine archive
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