Regular, preventative pet-care news & advice

Read on for a host of preventative pet-care news and advice that’s free & updated monthly. In the stories below you’ll find seasonal tips & information on how to keep your pet healthy. If you’d like us to email you whenever we update the news then simply…

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Don’t forget that if you have a specific query you can always contact one of our vets or nursing team.

Are you pet-prepared this summer?

August 21st, 2019

As we welcome warm weather and the great outdoors this summer, it’s prudent to be prepared for the risks faced by your pet.

Best Friends’ vital flystrike advice

August 14th, 2019

Flystrike is a potentially fatal condition that occurs when flies lay eggs on a rabbit’s skin.

Best Friends’ top five apps for cat owners

August 7th, 2019

Ever wanted to track your kitty’s daily habits and health or identify common hazards? Now you can, with our top cat apps.

Caring for an outdoor bunny

July 21st, 2019

Outdoor living can be great for rabbits, as long as they’re protected from the elements and predators, says our vet, Stefan

Cool canines in Dorset

July 14th, 2019

To avoid heatstroke and dehydration in dogs, it’s important to keep them cool in hot weather. We share some fun ways to do this while keeping them active.

Don’t let your cat overheat

July 7th, 2019

Cats can get heatstroke under certain conditions, so check out the guidelines for prevention from our vet Stefan

What to expect when your rabbit’s expecting

June 21st, 2019

The team at Best Friends Vets can offer you plenty of advice on how to breed your rabbit

Dog neutering advice from Best Friends Vets

June 14th, 2019

Your dog may experience benefits in terms of both health and behaviour after neutering.

Everything you need to know about cats in heat

June 7th, 2019

If you have a young female cat, you may want to consider neutering. Visit our nurses at Christchurch for advice.

Keeping you dog stress-free when you move home

May 21st, 2019

If you’re moving house we’ve got some top tips for keeping your dog calm. Call us for advice on 01202 485880.