An interesting case of a cat biting off more than they can chew!

Cats are not as well known for eating things they should not, unlike their canine counterparts. We often see dogs who have swallowed foreign bodies, including items such as tennis balls, socks, toys and even stones. However some cats will swallow plastic toys, wrappers and string among other things. Sometimes these objects will get vomited […]

Welcoming a new dog into the home

I still remember the excitement of our first family dog arriving. I was maybe 7 or 8 years old, and the family had decided to take on a guide dog puppy for its first year of socialisation and basic training.  My parents had decided that the full time responsibility of a permanent pet at that […]

Obesity in pets

I thinks it’s safe to say many of us are feeling a little out of shape following the excesses of Christmas and New Year.  With that in mind we thought we would take the opportunity to discuss obesity in pets, which is becoming an increasingly common issue. In the UK, the PDSA charity report that 1 in 3 […]