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.
The most important behaviour Christchurch rabbit owners must recognise
Learn the ten behavioural clues that will tell you if your rabbit needs an immediate check-up.
Best Friends’ tips on reducing separation anxiety in dogs
It can be tough for dogs when they’re left home alone – but there are things you can do to make life easier.
Stefan Radermacher recommends ways to cool cats down in summer
Wondering how to cool down a cat in hot weather? We’ve found some cat cooling mats, toys and other gadgets that could help. Take a look.
Read Best Friends’ tips and help your dog get over a stressful summer
If your dog’s been ‘living it up’ this season, our end of summer tips for dogs will give your best friend a well needed boost.
Flystrike in rabbits – fight it with our expert tips
Our expert team answer questions like ‘what causes flystrike in rabbits’ and ‘what are the symptoms’, and advises how to prevent it in our article.
Best Friends Vets explains why small furry pets need a vet
Guinea pigs, hamsters, gerbils, mice & rats have their own common illnesses. Read about more reasons they need a vet.
Finding the right cat vet in Dorset
Read why so many owners in Dorset choose Best Friends Vets for their cat’s care.
Eight reasons dogs love visiting Best Friends Vets
Read why we think dogs have been loving their visits to Best Friends Vets for so many years.
Male & female cats in heat – what you need to know
With cats being able to mate from four months of age, it is worthwhile visiting our nurses in Christchurch for advice.
Read Best Friends’ advice on dog neutering
Here’s what you need to know about dog neutering to help you make an informed decision when it comes to your pet.