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.
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.
Advice on guinea pig breeding from Best Friends Vets
When breeding guinea pigs, time is of the essence for females. Learn why leaving the first pregnancy too late is risky.
8 summer dangers cats owners in Dorset need to know about
There are more summer dangers for cats than you might think. Help your cat enjoy the season ahead with our handy checklist.
Prepare your dog for moving house
Our head vet has some advice on how to make moving house with your dog a calmer & more enjoyable experience for you both.
Summer gardening – poisonous plants for rabbits
Now’s the ideal time for rabbit owners in Dorset to ‘weed out’ poisonous garden plants and make it a safe place for them.
Charlotte explains how to buy a new kitten
If you know anyone who’s considering buying a new kitten during the last few weeks of lockdown, please point them at this article from our head nurse.