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Dog

Managing separation anxiety in dogs

7 min read – petactivelife – 0 Comments

Is your dog feeling distressed when you leave the house? Chances are, it’s separation anxiety. Read about the signs and causes, and find out how you can help.

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Calculating dog years to human years

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Is the Seven Year Rule a myth? How do you work out how old your dog is compared to a human? Learn all about the canine lifespan here…

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All you need to know about cruciate ligaments in dogs

6 min read – Dr Joanna Woodnutt MRCVS – 0 Comments

Cruciate ligaments are small, but they’re a major source of problems for dogs, and the most common to cause issues in the canine knee joint. Find out more.

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Dog

How to keep your dog’s digestive system healthy

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The digestive system plays a major part in a dog's overall wellbeing. Here's how to keep your canine's tummy in tip-top condition.

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How long should you walk a puppy for?

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There's a lot to think about with a new puppy. Including how much exercise he or she should be getting. Here's the 'walkies' lowdown…

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Dog

Everyone knows dogs like hugs, right?

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You might just be surprised. Before you next cuddle up to your canine, find out why it might not be such a good idea.

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Dog breeds prone to obesity

6 min read – Dr Hannah Godfrey MRCVS – 0 Comments

Did you know certain dog breeds are more likely to be obese? Find out which ones and the steps you need to take to keep your dog's weight healthy.

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Dog Articles

Dog

What is Muscle Atrophy in dogs?

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When the muscles in a dog's body start to weaken and waste away, it's known as Muscle Atrophy. Learn how to spot the signs.

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Cat

How to clean your pets’ teeth

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Your pet’s dental health contributes to its overall health. The teeth should be looked after in the same way as any other part of the body…

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Dog

Everything a new dog owner needs to know

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Welcoming a new furry family member is so exciting, but there's also lot to think about! Here's all you need to know.

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Dog

Dog physiotherapy exercises

6 min read – Kathryn Hall BSc Hons, PGDip, NAVP – 0 Comments

Canine physiotherapist, Kathryn Hall, talks to Pet Active Life about the benefits of dog physiotherapy.

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Cat Articles

Cat

Everything you need to know about Arthritis in cats

7 min read – Dr Ellen Marcinkiewicz MRCVS – 0 Comments

Arthritis in cats is common. Know what to look out for and how to approach treatment, so you're better placed to help.

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Does stress cause Cystitis in cats?

6 min read – Dr Sarah-Jane Molier MRCVS – 0 Comments

Stress in cats is not only detrimental to their wellbeing, it can have physical manifestations, too. One of these is Cystitis (inflammation of the bladder).

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Cystitis in cats: the causes and treatments

8 min read – Dr Sarah-Jane Molier MRCVS – 0 Comments

What is Cystitis in cats? How do we spot the signs? Is it easy to treat? Dr Sarah-Jane Molier tackles the FAQs…

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Causes of Diarrhoea in cats

9 min read – Gemma Cliffin – 0 Comments

Dr Gemma Cliffin explains the different possible causes of Diarrhoea in cats, and when to seek treatment.

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