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Here you will find all the latest news in the pet world, and informative blogs and guides. We hope you find them helpful.

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Which cats have the highest risk of kidney stones?

22nd March, 2023

A new study has identified the cat breeds that have a greater risk of developing stones (hardened accumulations of minerals, also known as uroliths) in the kidney and ureter....

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How to spot the signs of dementia in dogs

21st March, 2023

The thought of your dog getting dementia might worry you, but there's lots you can do to help your elderly pooch. Get to know the signs of dementia in dogs and care tips in this Petwise guide....

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Welfare concerns as cat owners cut back on pet essentials

15th March, 2023

New research suggests that some cat owners are reducing their spending on pet essentials such as vet care, vaccinations, neutering and insurance due to pressure on household budgets as living costs continue to rise. A survey of more than 3,000 owners by Cats Protection found that one in three feel “greatly impacted” by the cost of living crisis....

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Guide to choosing a dog diaper for your senior dog

14th March, 2023

Are toileting accidents becoming more common with your senior hound? Dog diapers could be the answer! Learn how to find the right product for your pooch in this Petwise guide....

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Study reveals most common health issues in cats

9th March, 2023

Gum and dental disease, obesity, overgrown claws and flea infestation are the most common health problems vets see in cats, according to a new study....

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Missing cat reunited with family after six years

2nd March, 2023

A missing cat has been reunited with his owners after more than six years, thanks to his microchip. Black and white Raffael (known as Raffi) disappeared from his home in Old Trafford, Manchester, shortly before Christmas in 2016....

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Is my pet overweight?

24th February, 2023

It is becoming more and more common for our pets to become overweight or obese. You may not worry if your pet is a little round, but being even slightly overweight can affect their health, negatively impacting their quality of life and even shortening their lifespan...

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Tick Bite Prevention Week 24th-30th March 2023

24th February, 2023

Tick Bite Prevention Week is observed every year from March 24 to 30. It brings to light the precarious health disaster ticks can cause. Ticks are small bloodsucking parasites that can carry a whole host of dangerous diseases that can be transmitted to pets and humans....

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How to protect your pet from theft

24th February, 2023

It’s something we all don’t like to think about, and a pet going missing can be a really scary and upsetting time for any owner. While more often than not your pet will simply have wandered a little too far away, sadly we do know that thieves target family pets, especially dogs....