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Navigating autumn’s hidden hazards: Can dogs eat conkers?
As the vibrant autumn leaves begin to fall, our canine companions eagerly join us in exploring the wonders of autumn. Amidst this picturesque backdrop, one common autumn sight is the iconic conker - the intriguing, shiny chestnut-like seed from horse chestnut trees.
Our Guide to Knowing The Dangers of Corn and When You Should Visit Your Local Vet
We all love to share a delicious BBQ with our furry friends, but is it really safe to share some of our favourites, such as corn on the cob, with them? Here we explore the potential risk factors of sharing our classic summertime favourite with our dogs. Ensuring your pup’s health is our priority, so explore more to understand the dangers that corn on the cob poses to them, and when you should seek advice from Forest Veterinary Centre.
Bringing a new puppy into your home can be an exciting and rewarding experience, but it's important to be prepared for the behaviours that may come with it. Here are 7 behaviours to look out for in a new puppy, to get you better prepared for your new family addition…
Lilies are a favourite flower of many, often adorning our homes and gardens. However, many pet owners are unaware of the significant danger these flowers pose to their beloved furry friends. While lilies may seem harmless, certain species can be highly toxic to cats and, to a lesser extent, dogs. In this blog post, we will explore the dangers of lily poisoning, common symptoms to watch for, preventative measures, and what to do if you suspect your pet has been exposed.
While summer brings plenty of outdoor adventures and quality time spent with your pets, it also presents some unique hazards that pet owners need to be aware of.
Inquisitive dogs and curious cats might enjoy investigating around the house in Essex, but the last thing you want them to do is harm themselves on household items.
As we step into Spring and many of us start deep cleaning, you should familiarise yourself with some of the many cleaning products that can be hazardous to your pets.
Is your cat microchipped?
If you are a cat owner in England, you will be legally required to ensure your cat is microchipped by Saturday, 10 June 2024, if it is older than 20 weeks old, following the Government’s announcements on Monday, 13 March 2023. Failure to comply may result in a fine of up to £500. If your cat is already microchipped, it is also part of the law that your details associated with the chip must be up to date.