XL Bully Update

XL Bully Update

On 31 October 2023, the UK Government decided to add the XL Bully breed to the list of banned breeds under the Dangerous Dogs Act 1991. Dogs will be assessed against this criteria to determine if they fit the classification of being an XL Bully. When does the XL Bully...
Laws UK Dog Owners Need To Know About

Laws UK Dog Owners Need To Know About

Whether you already have a dog or are considering adding a pooch to your family, there are laws that you need to be aware of to ensure your dog is properly cared for.  There are more than 20 pieces of legislation relating to dog ownership in the UK. Knowing what these...
Parvovirus: Everything You Need To Know

Parvovirus: Everything You Need To Know

We’ve seen an increase in the number of parvovirus cases we’re seen recently. Parvo is highly contagious, so understanding what the signs are and what needs to be done if you suspect your dog has caught it is essential.  Here is everything you need to know about...
How To Exercise Older Dogs

How To Exercise Older Dogs

All dogs need regular exercise, no matter their age, but as dogs get older, they’re more likely to develop health conditions that affect how much they can exercise.  Older dogs will likely be slower and need to rest more. They may also not be able to walk as far as...
Keeping Pets Safe From Antifreeze

Keeping Pets Safe From Antifreeze

As the weather gets colder, more people will be using antifreeze and deicer on their cars, which can pose a health risk for animals.  Antifreeze, which stops the cooling system in cars from freezing, contains ethylene glycol, which is toxic to cats and dogs. Manu...