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Regular, free pet care news & advice

Read on for a host of preventative pet care news and advice that’s free & updated monthly. In the articles below you’ll find seasonal tips & information on how to keep your pet healthy and happy. If you’d like us to email you whenever we update the news then simply sign up below.

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Claudine advises if rabbits, guinea pigs & hamsters need companions

September 21st, 2021

So, you’re thinking of adding a small pet to your family. But should you get more than one?

Puppy chewing – your questions answered

September 14th, 2021

Hanna Bannett anticipates your pain and answers the common questions on puppies’ chewing phase.

How to prepare your cat ahead of fireworks

September 9th, 2021

There is a range of products available to purchase in practice to help elevate stress for your cat, from pheromone diffusers to calming food supplements.

How to prepare your dog ahead of fireworks

September 9th, 2021

We understand that noisy celebrations such as Halloween, Bonfire Night, Diwali, Christmas and New Year can cause nervousness in pets. Read our top tips.

Autumn Dangers

September 9th, 2021

Ensure you know the dangers associated with autumn; we have compiled together our guidance as we transition from spring to autumn. We want you all to stay safe this season.

Wildbore Vetstop gets honest about cats

September 7th, 2021

Funny felines are all around us, whether at home or on the internet. But to keep them cute and healthy they need regular check-ups.

Breeding guinea pigs safely – why age matters

August 21st, 2021

The team at Wildbore Vetstop can advise you when to breed your guinea pig for the first time to avoid tragedy.

How long dogs are pregnant and tell-tale symptoms

August 14th, 2021

Our head vet Hanna Bannett, has answered some frequently asked questions about dog pregnancy in our article.

Help, my cat is having kittens! Read our pregnancy advice

August 7th, 2021

What should you do if you think your cat could be pregnant? Wildbore Vetstop’s head nurse has some helpful advice.

Causes of car travel sickness in dogs and remedies

July 21st, 2021

Hanna explains the symptoms of motion sickness and how to help your dog cope with car travel.