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Calling all cats aged seven or above!

January 21st, 2022

Learn more about feline hypertension and book a blood pressure check today… What is feline hypertension? Feline hypertension, also known as high blood pressure, commonly affects cats aged seven years or older. As your cat ages, the risk of developing hypertension increases. Hypertension can often go undetected until it is too late; that is why […]

Hanna Bannett has cat wellness advice for owners in Nottinghamshire

January 21st, 2022

Now is the perfect time to focus on your cat’s wellbeing after a hectic year. Read our advice on cat grooming, enrichment, and other wellness tips.

Essential guinea pig grooming advice from Wildbore Vetstop’s Nurses

January 14th, 2022

Did you know that guinea pig grooming has many benefits for both short and long-haired breeds? Learn why and how to groom your pet.

Do you ever wonder why your pet needs its annual boosters?

January 11th, 2022

You’re probably aware that when you get a puppy or kitten, you’re going to need to visit the vet for vaccinations, flea and tick prevention and other treatments. However, to maintain your pet’s health and wellbeing, regular trips to the vets are recommended.

Must-have exercise and nutrition tips for dogs in Nottinghamshire

January 7th, 2022

Want to start a dog nutrition and fitness routine that will improve your dog’s life this year? We’ve got 10 top tips for making a plan.

Preparing your pets for firework season

December 22nd, 2021

Fireworks are used throughout the year to mark significant seasonal celebrations including Bonfire Night, Halloween, New Year’s Eve and Diwali. Whilst they are enjoyable for humans to watch, pets can often get scared of the loud bangs and bright flashes.

Hanna Bannett talks overweight dog problems and eco-friendly treats

December 21st, 2021

This article contains some interesting ideas for dog owners looking for more sustainable and healthier treats for overweight dogs. Take a look.

Is your guinea pig overweight?

December 14th, 2021

New Year is the perfect time to change your guinea pig’s life for the better if they are overweight. Read Wildbore Vetstop’s advice.

Why talk to a Vet before putting an overweight cat on a diet

December 7th, 2021

Our head nurse Claudine Sparke explains why you should always consult with your Vet before putting your cat on a diet.

Importance of pet insurance

November 26th, 2021

We believe that pet insurance is an important part of responsible pet ownership. Owning a pet is hugely rewarding, but it can also be expensive if they are to suffer an illness or injury.