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.

Pep up your pooch with play tips from Best Friends

January 14th, 2018

If your dog seems out of sorts, it could be suffering the post-Christmas blues. We’ve plenty of advice to stave off boredom.

Is your cat fat or fit in Dorset?

January 7th, 2018

Being either overweight or underweight can affect your cat’s health, but our Body Condition Score chart will help you gauge its optimum weight.

How are we doing? We want your views

December 21st, 2017

We always aim to provide the best vet service in Christchurch, so please complete our survey to tell us what you think.

Top tips for cat treats

December 14th, 2017

Winter’s a time to spoil yourself – and your pet. But if you’re unsure of what are the best treats, why not contact the team at Best Friends Vets for advice?

Dog treats – the bones of the issue from Best Friends

December 7th, 2017

Bones may seem like a natural treat for your dog, but they can cause health issues, so it’s always best to contact us for advice.

Canine capers for Christmas

November 21st, 2017

Festive dog movies are bound to tug at the heartstrings of dog owners, but you’ll know your pet is safe when it’s registered with Best Friends Vets.

Festive season preparations for your rabbit

November 14th, 2017

Make sure Christmas is as cosy for your rabbit as it is for you with tips from Best Friends

Poisonous plants to keep away from cats at Christmas

November 7th, 2017

If you’re decorating your home with festive plants, Best Friends’ team can advise you on what to steer clear of.

Calming fearful dogs in Christchurch

October 21st, 2017

Many dogs hate fireworks, but there are ways to keep them calm. Why not contact us for advice about pheromones?

Bonfire night safety for rabbits in Dorset

October 14th, 2017

Rabbits can be easily stressed by the unusual sounds of fireworks, so we’ve got some suggestions to keep them calm.