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Who can you trust to give you good pet advice?

As a pet owner, it’s not surprising that sometimes you have questions. Even people who have had pets their whole lives can need help with something, and it’s natural to need to ask advice. The problem comes when you’re deciding who to take advice from. Asking a question on social media can seem like a great way to get some opinions, and it’s great that it’s free. But it’s important to remember that plenty of well-meaning people can give you bad advice over the internet. So, who can you trust to give you good pet advice?

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Should My Dog Wear a Seatbelt?

With more and more rules being brought in to make our roads safer, it might surprise you that there is no law about dogs wearing seatbelts… yet!

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Do dogs think we are dogs? What we know about the Human-Dog bond

Humans and dogs have coexisted for thousands of years. In fact, some scientists believe that the co-evolution of humans and dogs is one of the things that allowed early humans to survive and thrive to produce the humans of today. 

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10 ways to care for your dog on a budget

Owning a dog is expensive. In fact, estimates suggest that dogs will cost their owners £10000-18000 over the course of their life. If COVID has put you in a bit of a bind financially. You might be wondering how you can curb your spending on your canine pal. Whilst still giving them everything they need. 

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When will my vet start neutering and spaying again?

The COVID lockdown brought ‘emergency-only’ appointments for veterinary practices across the UK. For the first 8 weeks, your pet would only be given an appointment if a delay in being seen would severely affect their health or welfare. Vaccinations were put on hold; neutering appointments were cancelled… But the lockdown is lifting - so can your vets spay your pets?

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Can cats have an overactive thyroid?

Hyperthyroidism - or an overactive thyroid - is an extremely common disease of older cats, occurring in about 1 in 10 cats over the age of 10. Unlike many diseases, hyperthyroidism is more common in moggies than purebred cats. It is a progressive disease that will eventually damage organs, leading to high blood pressure, heart problems, and kidney problems amongst other things.

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