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

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Natural Remedies for Dry Skin: How to Help Dry Skin on Dogs

Spoiler: the ingredients are probably already in your cupboard

routine care

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

It doesn’t have to be all doom and gloom...

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Take things slow to figure out what works best for their pearly whites

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How to keep your dog safe, happy and active all summer long

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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.

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Those spots aren’t just for show...

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Oof, that is bad

A woman checking her dog for ticks outside in a grassy field.

We asked a vet for tips on how to prevent the tick-borne Lyme disease in dogs

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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.

Dog sneezing on dog bed

Don’t panic! In most cases, it’s nothing to worry about

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

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If allergens were to ask, “am I the problem” the answer would be yes

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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”

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A new study finds that small dog breeds are at higher risk for dental disease

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Just because you can, does it mean you should?

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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.

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There is nothing more humbling than apologising to a stranger in the park while your dog nibbles on their sausage roll

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With automatic feeders and self-cleaning litter trays, your cat could technically look after themselves... but should they?

Animal welfare charities and veterinary organisations have teamed up to urge on pet parents to get clued up ahead of the warm weather

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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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Mushrooms are great immune-boosters

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

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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.

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Can you feed your cat nuts? Learn more about the benefits and risks of feeding your kitty human foods

cat lying on windowsill looking sad

With automatic feeders and self-cleaning litter trays, your cat could technically look after themselves... but should they?

Uncomfortable looking gray cat sitting on a window sill

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

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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.

Curious cat sniffing on toothpaste on toothbrush held by pet owner.

It sounds like a daunting task, but here are some helpful steps to take

Woman playing with her puppy.

Whether you should save them for the tooth fairy is another issue entirely

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Take things slow to figure out what works best for their pearly whites

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