Entries by matt@lovelocalvets.com

Christmas Hazards…

Christmas is a time for celebration… not a time when you want an unexpected trip to the vets! It’s important to remember that Christmas can create additional hazards for our pets. So here’s some top tips to stay safe this Christmas.

Below the gumline…

Many pet dental diseases occur below the gum line, where you can’t see. Maybe that’s why dental problems can be missed even by the most observant pet owners…

Firework fears…

Our pets can’t understand what fireworks are about. To them, the loud noises and bright flashes are scary and unexpected and our pets often want to escape from what is a high-stress situation for them.

It’s a dog’s life…

It’s senior dog month so we thought we’d share with you some tips and advice to help you care for your older dog. Plus we have DISCOUNTED Senior Dog Checks for all dogs over 8…

A dog walk a day keeps the doctor away!

Research has shown that pet owners are healthier than those without an animal companion! Dog owners in particular tend to lead active lifestyles with plenty of miles covered on those daily walks. But it’s not just dog walkers who stay healthy…

How to have a Stress-free Summer…

The Summer holidays are here at last! They can often bring with them a change in routine for us and our pets. Holidays are booked, children are off school and more time spent is usually spent around the home. It’s a time for fun and relaxation, but for some pets it can cause extra stress and worry.

Say no to parasites…

No one really likes to think about the parasites which can feed on our pets. That’s why preventing problems with parasites is also going to be better for our pets than treating them when they arise…

Spring has Sprung

With the early May bank holiday weather still fresh in our minds, it’s safe to say that Spring has sprung! We’re all hoping that there’ll be plenty more nice weather over the next few weeks and months, but what do our pets think of the warmer weather?