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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10 truths all cat owners will understand

September 21st, 2017

Even if your cat seems on its finest form – whether endearing or annoying, as our honest cat ownership summary shows – a check-up in Christchurch won’t go amiss.

Best Friends’ guide to understanding your dog

September 14th, 2017

Check out our five top tips for interpreting your dog’s behaviour, from barking to digging.

Warning signs of rabbit illness from Best Friends Vets

September 7th, 2017

There are several warning signs that your rabbit may be unwell. Here’s what to look out for.

Best Friends’ vital flystrike advice

August 21st, 2017

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

Five cat-tastic apps

August 14th, 2017

Apps for cats are officially a thing in Christchurch. Here are five recommendations for apps that will make you and your kitty purr…

Exclusive tailor-made dog food offer

August 7th, 2017

Treat your dog to tailor-made food with this special offer from

Treat your pooch to luxury chews for £12.95

July 21st, 2017

Have the most pampered pooch in Christchurch with premium chews and toys from Wuff & Waggle for just £12.95.

Protect your cat from overheating

July 14th, 2017

Heat stroke in cats is a life-threatening condition that occurs when your pet experiences a soaring a body temperature.

Keep your Dorset rabbit cool

July 7th, 2017

Domestic rabbits need a cool environment to stay comfortable. Here’s how to prevent your bunny from overheating.

What to expect when your rabbit’s expecting

June 21st, 2017

The team at Best Friends Vets can offer you plenty of advice on how to breed your rabbit and raise the litter safely.