how to know if your dog is pregnant

How to know if your dog is pregnant

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Are you confused if your dog is pregnant or not? Pete the Vet has the answers! Ok so your dog is pregnant you know she is going to have pups, I’m not going to get into the debate whether it was planned or unplanned and if it was planned should she really be producing puppies […]

Tips For Dogs In Warm Weather

Tips For Dogs In Warm Weather

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Pete The Vet has the answers of what you should do if you have a dog thats out and about in warm weather. So it’s the summer time the living is easy, well sir sam cooke song said isn’t living easy for pets? It can be, summer time can be a great time for dogs. […]

Should I get my dog neutered?

Should I get my dog neutered?

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So you’ve got a male dog, a male puppy, should you get them neutered or not. Now for many years I’ve been an absolutely avid advocate of getting all male dogs neutered. I’ve been talking about it in the media and stressing the importance of that. The main reason for that is for population control, […]

What Do I Do If My Dog Has Allergies?

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  People are always wondering….. What do I do if my dog has allergies? Summer has arrived and we need answers! Well not to worry……Pete The Vet has them! Pete The Vet So people have been asking me what to do about their pet’s allergies. I think a lot of folk know that allergies are much […]

Questions to ask your Vet

7 Questions To Ask Your Vet

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1. Is my pet a healthy weights/Is he getting enough exercise? More than half of the dogs and cats in the EU are overweight, according to a recent survey by the Association for Pet Obesity and Prevention. Even worse, many pet owners with overweight dogs or cats deny there is even a problem with their […]

Kennel Stress

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  Kennel stress is real! Even steady dogs can become stressed in kennels when confronted by new surroundings, change of diet and routine. Let alone being put into a kennel they are unfamiliar with, surrounded by strange smells and other dogs, some of which, maybe barking. Stress related to staying in an unfamiliar environment. Proximity […]

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Pets Are Good For You!

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A few years ago I was chatting to a man on a train. ‘Did you know that pets are good for you?’, I asked him. I went on to describe the benefits of keeping pets.  I explained how relaxing it is to stroke a purring cat, how much easier it is to go for a […]

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Facts About Dog Fleas

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At our veterinary practice, everybody is used to dealing with emergencies. The peaceful steady procession of routine appointments is often disturbed by the sudden arrival of a seriously ill animal. Road accidents, convulsions, heart attacks and dog fight injuries can occur at any time. The reception staff know that they can interrupt the vet from […]