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…
Don’t forget that if you have a specific query you can always contact one of our vets or nursing team.
Best Friends Vets uncovers noise anxiety in cats
They may not show it, but cats can suffer from a fear of fireworks as well as dogs. Ask us for advice on keeping kitty calm.
Bonfire night safety for rabbits in Dorset
Rabbits can be easily stressed by the unusual sounds of fireworks, so we’ve got some suggestions to keep them calm.
Helping a home-alone hound in Christchurch
Here are some tips to help your anxious dog feel safe and secure when you’re not at home.
Warning signs of rabbit illness from Best Friends Vets
There are several warning signs that your rabbit may be unwell. Here’s what to look out for.
Best Friends Vets gets honest about cats
Funny felines are all around us, whether at home or on the internet. Check out our list of truths for cat owners – and don’t forget to book regular check-ups.
Are you pet-prepared this summer?
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
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
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
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
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.