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Why are dogs scared of crackling noises?
Behaviour
Why are dogs scared of crackling noises?
Unfortunately, fear of loud or unexpected noises is common in dogs. It’s well known that many dogs are scared of fireworks. It’s less well known that noise phobias can develop at any age, so don’t be surprised if your us…
October 21, 2021
We all know there’s been a boom in pet ownership but where did all these new dogs and cats actually come from?
Dogs
We all know there’s been a boom in pet ownership but where did all these new dogs and cats actually come from?
The last few years have been tough for us all. That’s why it’s no surprise that many people have turned to the comfort of pets to help get them through it. Since the start of the coronavirus pandemic, there has been a hu…
October 20, 2021 • 21 shares
NEWS: The Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons is now lead by a historic, all female presidential team
News and Comment
NEWS: The Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons is now lead by a historic, all female presidential team
In the UK, over 60% of Veterinarians are women and the majority of Veterinary students studying today are also female! Say goodbye to the old ‘James Herriot’ days and say hello to the new, more diverse side to the veteri…
October 12, 2021 • 55 shares
Exercise for dogs: does it matter how often they go out? Do they get used to it?
Dogs
Exercise for dogs: does it matter how often they go out? Do they get used to it?
Everyone knows that owning a dog means going for walks, but how much should you take your dog out and can they adapt to different levels of exercise?…
October 11, 2021 • 172 shares
Does Adaptil actually work for fireworks in dogs?
Behaviour
Does Adaptil actually work for fireworks in dogs?
As we approach the end of the year, celebrations such as Bonfire Night and New Year’s Eve appear on the horizon. For many people, they provide a great excuse to crack out the fireworks, but often our pets feel differentl…
October 9, 2021 • 67 shares
Does Feliway really work for cats?
Behaviour
Does Feliway really work for cats?
Modern-day lives are busy; what with fitting in work and family life and pets and hobbies, it’s no wonder that many people suffer from anxiety or stress. But how about our cats? Do they get stressed out, and if so, do ph…
October 5, 2021 • 57 shares
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