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London cat declared world's oldest

30th November, 2022

A senior cat in the south of England has been officially recognised as the world’s oldest living cat, just a few weeks before her 27th birthday. Flossie was recently taken in by Cats Protection after her owner was unable to support the welfare of such an elderly cat....

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Seeing in the New Year – tips for supporting your pet

30th November, 2022

Seeing in the New Year – tips for supporting your pet. Although it feels as though we’ve only just had bonfire night, New Year, and therefore more fireworks, are just around the corner....

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Christmas Gatherings and the impact on your older pet

30th November, 2022

Christmas is quite rightly a time that most people will spend with their friends, family and furry companions. If you’re planning on playing host this year, it’s worth remembering that pets can be sensitive to changes in their routine, especially as they get older....

Cat over woman's shoulder

Diabetes. What is it and what should I do… By Dr Peter Higgins

30th November, 2022

What is diabetes? You may have heard of, or use the term; “The Sugar”. For example, someone may say; “My dog has a bad case of The Sugar”. What they are talking about is diabetes, but even diabetes can be spilt onto four different forms....

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New standard launched for raw pet food production

23rd November, 2022

A new certification scheme for raw pet food production has been announced by UK Pet Food, formerly the Pet Food Manufacturers’ Association. For owners who feed their pets a raw diet, the scheme highlights products that are made to high food and hygiene standards....

Old Brown Dog in park

New tests can help monitor cognitive decline in older dogs

16th November, 2022

Researchers have identified two simple tests that can be used to assess and monitor cognitive decline in dogs as they get older. These days, dogs are living longer and one consequence is that behavioural and physical deficits in old age have become more prevalent....

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14 things that every rescue dog's owner understand

15th November, 2022

Rescuing a dog is one of the most rewarding experiences you can have. Petwise shares 14 things that everyone who’s rescued a canine can relate to and some tips if you’re hoping to do the same, including where to find pet insurance for rescue dogs....

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Do I need to give my dog extra care in the winter months?

11th November, 2022

Your senior canine needs special care as the weather gets colder, but how can you help? Petwise shares ways to protect your ageing dog and top tips to ensure they get enough exercise during winter....

Dogs judge us when we make mistakes

Dogs judge us when we make mistakes

9th November, 2022

Do you ever feel like your dog is judging you? You may be right… New research has found that dogs are capable of recognising humans’ competence at completing certain tasks. Researchers in Japan examined how both male and female dogs reacted to “competent” and “incompetent” people who attempted to open a clear container with a lid on it....