August bank holiday opening hours

The August bank holiday weekend is not too far away… whether you are heading to the coast, off on a walking adventure or taking it easy at home this bank holiday, we just wanted to let you our opening hours, should you need us. Monday 30th August: 10am – 1pm for urgent cases As usual,…

IMPORTANT INFORMATION – PRODUCT RECALL

Fold Hill Foods has taken precautionary action to recall several dry cat food diets due to safety concerns. This is a result of a concerning spike detected by the Royal Veterinary College (RVC) in the number of pancytopenia cases in cats throughout the UK. What should I do? If you have bought any of the…

Kennel cough myths and facts

The very name ‘kennel cough’ suggest that dogs are only at risk of contracting this airborne disease if you put them into boarding kennels, while you go on holiday for example. It’s for this reason that many pet owners don’t get their dog vaccinated, because they don’t see the disease as a risk. Here we…

Grass seed dangers to cats and dogs

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Grass seeds are a common problem during the spring and summer months. While your pet explores the outdoors, grass seed can easily brush off the tops of long grass stems onto their bodies. The seeds have pointed ends and are exceptionally sharp, so they become trapped in your pet’s fur and due to their shape…

Grass seeds and freshly cut grass hazards

It is the season when issues related to grass seeds are quite common in pets, especially for dogs that spend a lot of time outdoors. Grass seeds can attach anywhere, but they most commonly attach to long fur between the toes and around the ears. The ends are sharp, and so they work their way…