General Dog Care Tips

Vaccination Guidelines for New Puppy Owners

The World Small Animal Veterinary Association (WSAVA) has issued guidelines to veterinary surgeons and dog owners which aim to ensure that dogs are protected from infectious disease, while reducing the number of vaccines that are given routinely. Full guidelines are available at this link: http://www.wsava.org/guidelines/vaccination-guidelines The basic principles of these guidelines are: We should aim…

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Dog Food Ingredients – What You Need To Know

Avoid products which contain ‘derivatives’ of meat, just ‘meat’ or ‘animal fat’ or any general terms like this. You simply don’t know what animal by-products you are buying. ‘Meal’ is fine as long as it is named i.e. ‘Duck meat meal’ this just means dried, ground duck. Avoid foods that contain EC permitted additives, or…

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