Advice to help you, help your pet
8 winter safety tips for pet owners
Winter is here - learn how to keep your pet safe during the cold weather
How to protect your cat from antifreeze poisoning
Antifreeze poisoning in cats is a serious risk that cat owners need to be aware of.
Vet's 20 simple hacks to save dog owners money
Our senior vet, Dave Tweedle, has put together these top tips to help you keep costs down
16 money saving tips for cat owners
Our senior vet, Dave Tweedle, has come up with these handy tips to help you keep costs at a minimum
Puppy vaccinations - Everything you need to know
Learn everything you need to now about dog vaccinations. From diseases to costs, we cover everything
Puppy vaccination schedule
Protecting your puppy against life-threatening diseases is crucial
Puppy advice & training tips
7 puppy essentials: what do you need for a new puppy?
Are you ready for your new puppy to come home?
Can puppies eat eggs, nuts and dairy?
What are the best snacks to give your new puppy?
Puppy vaccinations: answering your questions
A look at the most-searched ‘puppy vaccination’ queries on the web.
Dog advice, tips & tricks
How to teach your dog to sit
The most popular command of them all, it’s always handy to know how to teach your dog to sit.
Games for dogs to play & mental stimulation for dogs
Why play is so important for our canine friends, and how to keep them mentally stimulated.
How to toilet train your puppy
With our tips, your puppy will ace toilet training in no time.
Health & wellbeing
Dog poo colour guide: what colour is your dog’s poo?
Did you know you can tell a lot about your dog’s health by checking their poo?
What to do if your dog drinks sea water
Advice on how to keep your dog safe at the beach and what to do if they drink sea water.
Why is my dog coughing & what should I do about it?
What causes dogs to cough and what can help them feel better?
9 Christmas foods that are dangerous to pets
Christmas is just around the corner. Learn how to keep your pets safe this festive season.
Are Christmas trees poisonous to dogs?
For pet owners, it’s important to know the dangers of Christmas trees.
The 10 best Christmas gifts for dogs
My Family Vets have the best toys, treats and accessories for dog lovers.
Diet & nutrition advice
Can dogs be vegan?
Veganism is popular with humans, but does it work for dogs?
Does my dog need hypoallergenic dog food?
Did you know that food allergies aren’t always triggered by a change in your pet's diet.
What's the best food for your dog?
Wet or dry? Cheap or expensive? Let's look at the best diet for your dog.
Fleas and dogs: how to keep your dog safe and itch-free
Having a dog with fleas can be a menace – and prevention is far better than cure.
How to check your dog for fleas and ticks
What are ticks? Learn how to prevent and get rid of ticks on dogs.
Lungworm in dogs: causes, symptoms and treatment
Lungworm is a nasty type of parasitic worm that can be fatal if left untreated.
Is your dog scared of thunder?
How to ease your dog's anxieties in the event of a thunderstorm.
Why do dogs roll in poop?
Does your dog like to roll in smelly things? Find out why and what to do about it.
Why do dogs wag their tails?
Take a look at what it means when your dog wags their tail and how to tell what they’re feeling.
Hygiene & grooming
How to brush your dog's teeth
Dogs require regular dental care to prevent the build-up of plaque.
How to cut your dog’s nails & the importance of dog nail trimming
How often should you cut your dog's nails – and what’s the best way to do it?
How to groom your dog
Dr Dave Tweedle demonstrates the best way of grooming your dog.
Senior dog advice
Dealing with the loss of a pet
Losing a pet is one of the hardest things to deal with. We hope our guide can help
Dog health checks: the importance of routine check-ups for dogs
Routine check-ups for dogs are as important for their overall wellbeing as vaccinations and flea and
Identifying Cushing’s disease in dogs
Cushing’s disease is most common in middle-aged and older dogs. Find out more inside.
Travel & lifestyle
Driving with dogs: a guide to dog car travel
There may be some things you don’t know about driving with your dog in the car.
Pet travel after Brexit
How to make sure your pet stays fit for European travel after Brexit.
Taking your dog on holiday: how to staycation with your dog
Thinking taking your dog on a staycation? Follow our top tips for the perfect pooch getaway.
Visiting the vet
Cat advice, tips & tricks
5 enrichment ideas for your cat
Let’s take a look at our 5 favourite methods of keeping their minds and bodies occupied.
Adopting a cat: what to expect when rehoming a rescue cat
Helping your new feline friend settle into their new home.
How to stop a kitten from biting
Struggling to get your kitten to stop biting? Here's how to nip biting in the bud.
Cat vaccination advice
Cat vaccinations: keeping your kitten healthy and happy
When it comes to your cat or kitten's health and wellbeing, prevention is better than cure.
Cat flu: symptoms, treatment and prevention
Cat flu is a common illness that affects the nose, mouth, and throat of cats
Feline infectious enteritis: symptoms, treatment, and prevention
Feline infectious enteritis is a highly contagious disease that causes diarrhoea & vomiting in cats
Feline pregnancy advice
Cat neutering advice
Not planning to reed from your cat? Find out everything about neutering your feline friend.
Cat pregnancy: how to tell if your cat is pregnant
Learn how to tell whether your cat is pregnant and what to do when the big day arrives.
Is your female cat in heat? How to tell and how to help
Is your cat unneutered and on the verge of her first season?
Kitten advice & training
7 kitten essentials: getting your kitten off to the best start
Are you ready for you new kitten to come home?
How to kitten-proof your home
Is your home ready for your new kitten? Read our handy guide to find out.
How to litter train a kitten: our guide to cat toilet training
The most effective ways to get your new cat using the litter tray.
Cat anxiety: how to help a stressed cat
Signs of cat anxiety, causes of stress and how to help your anxious kitty.
Head pressing: why is my cat pressing their head against everything?
Cats like to press their heads against things. Let's find out why.
Why do cats hate water?
We all know that water is the stuff of life. But why do our cats hate it so much?
Cats and fleas: does my cat have fleas?
How to spot fleas and why you should keep your cat protected all year round.
How to apply flea treatment to your cat
Vet Vicky Bridges demonstrates how to apply a spot-on treatment to your cat.
Tapeworm in cats: protecting your cat from tapeworm
Protecting your cat from tapeworm is vital. Find out more.
Health & wellbeing
Feline dermatitis: does my cat have eczema?
Skin conditions are very common in cats, and there are a number of causes.
Lungworm in cats: symptoms, treatment and prevention
What lungworm is, how to spot it and how to keep your cat safe.
Severe feline pancytopenia: how to spot the signs
What is feline pancytopenia and how is it treated?
Diet & nutrition advice
Loss of appetite in cats: causes, treatments and symptoms
A look at the possible reasons for loss of appetite in cats & the importance of acting quickly.
What is poisonous for cats?
Protect your cat from the hidden dangers lurking in your home.
What’s the best food to give my kitten or cat?
Just like humans, cats need a balanced diet to help manage their weight.
Small furries tips & guidance
Hamster care guide: how to look after a hamster
Thinking of getting a hamster? Read our handy hamster care guide.
How to look after a rabbit: the 5 essential freedoms
Learn about the 5 things that all rabbits need in order to live a happy life.
Which small pet is right for me?
How to choose the right small pet for you and your family.
Top tips on horse care
Equine asthma: does my horse have asthma?
What is equine asthma? How to spot it and most importantly, how to treat it.
Hoof care: keeping your horse’s feet in tip-top condition
Horses’ tiny hooves are responsible for supporting a major bodyweight.
Strangles in horses: signs, treatments and prevention
What Strangles is, how to identify it and how to keep your horses safe and healthy.
Exotic pet advice
Corn snake diseases: common health problems found in corn snakes
A look at the common health problems that corn snakes face.
Gecko health problems: symptoms and causes
The health problems that most commonly affect geckos.
Tortoise hibernation guide: how to hibernate a tortoise
Some species of tortoise need to hibernate, others don't hibernate at all.
Our animal stories
Evie can go walkies again thanks to tech usually used on human wrists
A rescue dog left struggling to walk by a painful elbow condition has been given a new lease of life
Vets warn pet owners 'never give a dog a bone'
Vet nurse involved in pioneering operation to save puma’s life
A vet nurse has spoken of her pride at helping save a puma which faced being put to sleep.