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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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.

Don’t let your cat overheat

July 7th, 2019

Cats can get heatstroke under certain conditions, so check out the guidelines for prevention from our vet Stefan

What to expect when your rabbit’s expecting

June 21st, 2019

The team at Best Friends Vets can offer you plenty of advice on how to breed your rabbit

Dog neutering advice from Best Friends Vets

June 14th, 2019

Your dog may experience benefits in terms of both health and behaviour after neutering.

Everything you need to know about cats in heat

June 7th, 2019

If you have a young female cat, you may want to consider neutering. Visit our nurses at Christchurch for advice.

Keeping you dog stress-free when you move home

May 21st, 2019

If you’re moving house we’ve got some top tips for keeping your dog calm. Call us for advice on 01202 485880.

Keeping your cat safe as the nights grow lighter

May 14th, 2019

Longer days mean more roaming time for cats – but light doesn’t mean safety. Check the infographic from Best Friends Vets.

Keep your rabbit safe from poisonous plants this summer

May 7th, 2019

Download the handy infographic from the team at Best Friends Vets to help you keep your rabbit safe from poisonous plants.

Find out how to prevent dental problems in cats

April 21st, 2019

Take care of your cat’s teeth by booking a check-up at Best Friends in Christchurch.

Doggy dental checks in Christchurch

April 14th, 2019

Keep on top of your dog’s dental health with a check-up and advice from our team.