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A new dog owners’ guide to responsible petcare in Christchurch

April 14th, 2021

It’s National Pet Month so we’re asking our clients to share these basic petcare tips with anyone who got a new dog during lockdown.

Best Friends on why pet rabbits are beneficial to mental health

April 7th, 2021

Learn how living with a pet rabbit could benefit your mental health, especially if you’ve been isolated from friends and family.

Do you know how to check your rabbit for worms?

March 21st, 2021

Some worms can live in rabbits undetected, but can grow to large numbers and cause health issues. Stefan has some advice.

How to check your cat for fleas and flea dirt

March 14th, 2021

Checking your cat for pesky parasites like fleas, and their flea dirt, is all part of owning a cat, advises head nurse, Charlotte Stuart.

Dog worming advice for Spring

March 7th, 2021

Just like fleas, worms are parasites that can affect your dog more in spring. Read dog worming advice from head nurse, Charlotte Stuart.

Stefan Radermacher explains what good oral health in dogs looks like

February 21st, 2021

When it comes to caring for your pet’s oral health, do you know what your dog’s teeth and mouth should look like?

Lifesaving dental advice for rabbits

February 14th, 2021

To mark pet dental health month, we’re sharing some potentially lifesaving advice with rabbit owners in Dorset.

Read Best Friends’ guide to preventing feline dental disease

February 7th, 2021

When it comes to your cat’s oral health, prevention is key. Learn how to prevent feline dental disease and other problems.

New lockdown rules say you can walk your dog more than once a day

January 25th, 2021

The UK’s lockdown rules on leaving your house once a day to exercise had many dog owners in Dorset frustrated and many dogs climbing the walls.

Stefan Radermacher warns about 21 foods not to feed your rabbit

January 21st, 2021

Learn about 21 foods that can harm your rabbit – some might really surprise you, such as iceberg lettuce, grapes, and parsnips.