Is your pet ‘one of the family’?

Is your pet ‘one of the family’?

It is something you say. Everybody says it. “Pets are part of the family!” is a mantra of the media, the pet industry, and even the academic veterinary literature. When pet owners have been asked to draw a diagram of their family with themselves in the centre, all too...
Responsible rehoming

Responsible rehoming

Responsible rehoming There are many places to go to rehome pets – charity rehoming centres i.e. dogs trust, through friends and social media. This month we thought we would give you some useful tips when thinking about rehoming a new pet – cat or dog. We always...
What our dogs do for us?

What our dogs do for us?

What our dogs do for us? We thought we would start 2019 with some reflection about our pets. With 24% of the UK adult population owning a dog that is an estimated 8.9million dogs in the UK. So why do we have dogs? The answer is that, not only do they provide loyal...