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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....

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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....

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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....

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More dogs go missing during fireworks season

2nd November, 2022

Many dogs are frightened by fireworks, with the loud bangs and bright flashes of light even causing some to escape or run away. New figures show that a third more dogs are reported missing at this time of year....

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How to save money on pets during the cost-of-living crisis

27th October, 2022

As prices rise across the UK, we show you how to save money on pets and keep your household costs down with this essential Petwise guide....

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Corneal transplant saves Labrador's eye

19th October, 2022

Vets have successfully removed a fast-growing melanoma from a dog’s eye and repaired it with a corneal grafting material. Connie, a Labrador Retriever, was referred to veterinary specialists with a growth in her right eye which her owner said had been increasing in size rapidly over the past couple of weeks....