Before your pet has an anaesthetic your veterinary surgeon may discuss with you pre-anaesthetic blood tests, amongst many important considerations. All of the information provided to you is vital to ensure you are made aware of all of the risks and benefits to your pet associated with anaesthesia and surgery. What is the aim of […]
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Microchips for Pets – Why Bother?
Microchips for pets – why should you consider one of these? They cost money, you need to make a trip to the vet and your poor pet will have a piece of foreign material injected into them! In this article we take a look at how important microchips can be. What is a microchip? Microchips […]
by expert Editor, Susie Coughlan on June 5, 2014 category General Health, General Interest, People and Pets
Pets are Family Too: Children and Pets
Over 90% of pet owners agree that pets are valued family members. According to the Pet Food Manufacturing Association a staggering 13 million (46%) of British households own a pet. There are 9 million dogs and 8 million cats and a whopping 20-25 million fish kept in tanks! Popular children’s pets include rabbits (1 million) […]
by expert Susan Dawson on June 5, 2014 category General Health, People and Pets