Have you been noticing an increased water intake by your dog or cat recently in Herefordshire? There might be instances where you find yourself refilling their water bowl more often than usual.
General Pet Advice
Finding a lump doesn't necessarily signify a severe health issue, and even if it turns out to be a type of cancer, there could be several treatment approaches available. Let's delve into how we can identify the nature of this lump and explore the potential treatment routes.
We all know it’s not healthy for our pets to be overweight and in extreme circumstances like these, it could be easy to fall into bad habits by giving your pet extra treats or naughty snacks. Advice on how to keep your pet at a healthy weight whilst in isolation.
As well as looking out for our own mental wellbeing, it’s also important to keep an eye on your pet’s behaviour and look out for signs of anxiety. Our guide to supporting your pet’s mental health may give you some ideas about how to keep them calm and happy.
During this period of uncertainty and with many of us self-isolating and in lock-down, some of our clients have been asking questions about COVID-19 in relation to their pet and also how to manage their mental and physical wellbeing. We have pulled together this guide which we hope you’ll find useful.
Just like us humans, pets have their issues with various situations in everyday life which can result in problems with their behaviour. This can cause pet owners stress and prevent us from fully enjoying our pet companionship. These problems may include: difficulties with training, soiling indoors, phobias and aggression.
Getting a new pet
Once you have decided you want to get a pet, you need to carefully plan it and be prepared to make the necessary alternations to your home environment and indeed your daily routine. Before you commit to bringing your new 'baby' home, it is important to consider the following: