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.
Festive season preparations for your rabbit
Make sure Christmas is as cosy for your rabbit as it is for you with tips from Best Friends
Poisonous plants to keep away from cats at Christmas
If you’re decorating your home with festive plants, Best Friends’ team can advise you on what to steer clear of.
Calming fearful dogs in Christchurch
Many dogs hate fireworks, but there are ways to keep them calm. Why not contact us for advice about pheromones?
Bonfire night safety for rabbits in Dorset
Rabbits can be easily stressed by the unusual sounds of fireworks, so we’ve got some suggestions to keep them calm.
Best Friends Vets uncovers noise anxiety in cats
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.
10 truths all cat owners will understand
Even if your cat seems on its finest form – whether endearing or annoying, as our honest cat ownership summary shows – a check-up in Christchurch won’t go amiss.
Best Friends’ guide to understanding your dog
Check out our five top tips for interpreting your dog’s behaviour, from barking to digging.
Warning signs of rabbit illness from Best Friends Vets
There are several warning signs that your rabbit may be unwell. Here’s what to look out for.
Best Friends’ vital flystrike advice
Flystrike is a potentially fatal condition that occurs when flies lay eggs on a rabbit’s skin.
Five cat-tastic apps
Apps for cats are officially a thing in Christchurch. Here are five recommendations for apps that will make you and your kitty purr…