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How to spot dental disease in cats

January 14th, 2022

To support Pet Dental Health Month, Best Friends’ experienced team have some tips for spotting cat dental disease.

Best Friends shares 14 signs of small furry pet dental problems

January 7th, 2022

A common dental problem that rabbits, guinea pigs, and hamsters face is overgrown teeth. Understand the signs to look out for in our article.

Dog owners need Best Friends’ eco-friendly new year fitness ideas

December 21st, 2021

Discover how to get fit with your dog and be more sustainable in 2022. We’ve also got some great motivation tips for you in this article.

6 new year rabbit owner tips for a better pet, pocket & planet

December 14th, 2021

You’re doing an excellent job caring for your rabbit, but there’s no harm in discovering ways to do better. Get Stefan’s top tips.

Eco friendly cat products & sustainability tips for 2022

December 7th, 2021

The team at Best Friends Vets have some ideas for you on how to become a more sustainable cat owner.

Best Friends’ top tips for a happy cat at Christmas

November 21st, 2021

Your cat’s happiness is directly linked to their wellbeing. Read our advice and download our festive guide on how to keep your cat happy.

Do hamsters & guinea pigs enjoy Christmas and New Year house parties?

November 14th, 2021

Planning a Christmas or New Year party at home? Read Stefan’s advice on what to do with your small furry pets.

Dog friendly days out in Dorset this December

November 7th, 2021

Combining your Christmas to-do-list with spending time with your dog is possible in Dorset – find out how and why in our article.

Six actions cat owners in Dorset should take now to prepare for fireworks season

October 21st, 2021

Nowadays, fireworks season runs long after Bonfire night is over. Act now to protect your cat from the worst effects of noise & stress this November.

Best Friends’ explain how to desensitise your dog to fireworks

October 14th, 2021

Dog owners should read this article on quick fixes and long-term solutions to getting dogs used to dealing with loud noises.

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