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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Keep your dog young for longer with Best Friends

November 14th, 2018

As your dog grows older it is likely to face similar issues to humans – middle-age spread, joint pain, loss of hearing or eyesight. But all these things can be dealt with once you know how.

Winter care tips for rabbits in Dorset

November 7th, 2018

Rabbits need to be protected from the elements when the temperature dips. We have some useful advice for owners.

Combatting dog noise fears with Best Friends

October 21st, 2018

With firework season just around the corner, we have some suggestions for keeping your dog calm.

Dark night safety for cats

October 14th, 2018

Our infographic and tips from the team will help you keep your cat safe in the darker nights and the season of fireworks in Dorset.

Protect your rabbit from fireworks noise in Dorset

October 7th, 2018

With Bonfire Night just around the corner, it’s time to think about how you can protect your rabbit from the noise. Here are six top tips.

Keeping kitty calm on the road

September 21st, 2018

Sometimes taking your cat away from its home territory is unavoidable and can be stressful. Follow Best Friends’ advice to help keep both of you calm.

Belting up your dog with Best Friends Vets

September 14th, 2018

If you travel with an unrestrained dog in your car you are breaking the law and could invalidate your insurance. We suggest the best ways of keeping you and your pooch safe.

Best Friends’ tips for guinea pig travel

September 7th, 2018

Guinea pigs can be calm travellers and taken almost anywhere if you follow a few simple rules of the roads and rails.

Choose the right nutrition for your older cat

August 21st, 2018

Take a look at Best Friends’ advice for helping your mature cat stay healthy.

Ask Stefan for canine constipation advice

August 14th, 2018

Doggy digestive issues? Early treatment is always best, so get in touch with our friendly team to book an appointment.