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Get health advice from vets and specialists, from major medical stuff to everyday pet wellness.

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What Should I Know About FIV in Cats?

The most common questions about feline immunodeficiency virus, answered. Good news: most FIV positive cats live long, happy lives

routine care

Want to ace everyday pet wellness? Get tips on vet check-ups, vaccine schedules, preventative care, DIY remedies, and more.

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Pet parents are being urged to keep their pets indoors during peak pollen times “until September”

A dog and a cat eating from the same food dish.

Here are some pro tips to help make sure your pet’s weight isn't a problem

a small brown kitten is bottle fed

The charity is expecting an influx of kittens this summer



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conditions & treatments

The medical stuff is stressful. Get expertise on common (and not-so-common) health issues, from causes and symptoms to the latest treatments for pets.

Golden retriever lying in grass with red eyes

Pet parents are being urged to keep their pets indoors during peak pollen times “until September”

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They’re not what you’d think, according to veterinary behaviourist Dr Margaret Gruen

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The common causes of cataracts, how to treat them and why surgery may be your best option

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skin issues & allergies

Casual scratch? Weird paw lick? Seasonal allergies? Fleas? We’ll help you decipher all the pet skin issues.

Golden retriever lying in grass with red eyes

Pet parents are being urged to keep their pets indoors during peak pollen times “until September”

A cat sitting in a tall grassy area.

Two vets’ pro tips for preventing your cat from picking up ticks (and how to remove them if it’s too late for that)

woman with a bison friese and corgi, vacuuming the white dog on her lap

Just because you can, does it mean you should?

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grooming

Pet grooming? Not always glamorous. Get DIY nail-clipping tutorials, bath-time tricks, and celeb groomer tips to keep your pet looking (and feeling) good.

Golden retriever lying in grass with red eyes

Pet parents are being urged to keep their pets indoors during peak pollen times “until September”

woman with a bison friese and corgi, vacuuming the white dog on her lap

Just because you can, does it mean you should?

A cat walking by a little box

I introduced my cat to an automatic litter box, and lets just say it went off with... multiple hitches

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safety

Get tips on pet-proofing your digs, keeping your pets warm (or cool) through the seasons, and avoiding all the toxic stuff… like toys, plants, and everything else they try to eat.

Golden retriever lying in grass with red eyes

Pet parents are being urged to keep their pets indoors during peak pollen times “until September”

A woman with glasses holds out a whippet to a boy with pink hair and glasses

It should be a last resort, and there are plenty of options to explore first, but here’s how to surrender your pet safely if you have to

a small brown kitten is bottle fed

The charity is expecting an influx of kittens this summer



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holistic vet care

Check out the latest alternative pet care treatments, like massage techniques, herbal remedies, and other not-so-traditional therapies.

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The mind-gut connection isn’t just for people. Your dog or cat’s gut microbiome plays a big role in their health and well-being

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Here are all the way your kitty is trying to tell you they’re hurting

Healing stone on Cavalier spaniel dog.

Your pet can benefit from your self-care practices, from supplements to acupuncture

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Emergencies & First Aid

Learn who to call for pet emergencies, how to know when a pet injury is an emergency, and other emergency care advice to help in a pinch.

Uncomfortable looking gray cat sitting on a window sill

Here are six good reasons to haul tail to A&E

A cat sitting in a tall grassy area.

Two vets’ pro tips for preventing your cat from picking up ticks (and how to remove them if it’s too late for that)

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Not sure if you can afford to bankroll a new cat for the rest of its life? Check out our comprehensive guide for all the costs involved

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dental health

Wonder how often you really need to brush your pet’s teeth? Here’s everything you need to know about caring for their pearly whites.

Cute black cat with short fur grimacing as her anonymous owner is brushing her teeth with a toothbrush to maintain good dental health.

You can still maintain their dental health without getting an unfortunate bite

Cat sticking its tongue out in motion

Sometimes it works the other way round – here’s why your cat is drooling

Owner pets senior ginger cat.

How to spot and how to treat them

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