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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Best Friends Vets uncovers noise anxiety in cats

October 14th, 2019

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

October 7th, 2019

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

September 21st, 2019

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

September 14th, 2019

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

September 7th, 2019

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?

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.