Category Archives: Pet Health

Snow flurries no fun for small furries warn vets

04 January 2017

Despite their furry coats, rabbits and guinea pigs are vulnerable to the cold and rain

As temperatures start to drop, vets are warning owners not to forget about small pets such as rabbits and guinea pigs that usually live outdoors yet are vulnerable to the cold and damp despite their furry coats.

The British Veterinary...

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Vets warn of festive perils for pets

21 December 2016

Vets are urging pet owners to watch out for potential hazards to their pets this Christmas

Leading vets are urging pet owners to watch out for potential hazards to their pets this Christmas, as findings released by the British Veterinary Association (BVA) reveal 80% of vets saw at least one case of toxic ingestion...

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Vets warn of puppy misery, as a third suspect illegal imports

06 December 2016

Illegally imported puppies have often been poorly bred, without the correct vaccinations or health checks

One in three vets who treat pets have seen puppies they believe to have been illegally imported from overseas in the last year, according to figures released by the UK's leading body for vets, BVA.

BVA's Voice of the Veterinary...

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