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Why have slug pellets been banned in the UK?
News and Comment
Why have slug pellets been banned in the UK?
If you keep up to speed with the news you may have heard of the metaldehyde slug pellet ban, introduced at the end of March 2022. To gardeners, this might cause some alarm, after all, slugs are troublesome pests that del…
April 2, 2022 • 392 shares
My dog ate grapes – what should I do?
Dogs
My dog ate grapes – what should I do?
We all know that dogs can be masters at swiping things they shouldn’t - maybe it’s something that’s been left on the kitchen counter, or they’ve been hanging around at your feet waiting for something to be dropped on the…
November 25, 2021 • 208 shares • 1 comments
Are lilies really dangerous for cats?
Cats
Are lilies really dangerous for cats?
You admire the recently gifted bouquet of lilies that you set in a vase in the middle of your dining room table, pleased with their aesthetic. You leave the room to throw away the wrapping and when you return a moment la…
April 5, 2021 • 26 shares
Why did my vet prescribe… charcoal?
Why did the vet prescribe…
Why did my vet prescribe… charcoal?
Activated charcoal is usually prescribed when your dog or cat has eaten something toxic. Being curious creatures our pets tend to explore everything in their environment. As they sniff, lick and nibble things sometimes t…
November 7, 2020 • 32 shares
Can I give painkillers to my dog?
Ask an online vet
Can I give painkillers to my dog?
with so many vets on "emergencies only", it can be very tempting to try to give your pet painkillers at home. The short advice, though, is don’t try this at home without veterinary advice, as it can be dangerous! Read on…
April 6, 2020 • 80 shares
Are jerky treats really bad for my dog?
News and Comment
Are jerky treats really bad for my dog?
This is a news story that keeps cropping up, but it’s still surprising how little awareness there is of the problem. The evidence is increasing that there is some component in some types of jerky treats that can make dog…
July 10, 2017 • 1420 shares • 11 comments
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