Pet Care

The waiting is nearly over! Portland Vets Opening Soon In Horley

Portland Vets Opening Soon In Horley! The refurbishment on the old Chequers site is almost complete, and a new vets is coming to Horley this September!! Portland Vets offer clients and their pet the best of care, in comfortable and calm surroundings, with up to date skills and equipment. Going the extra mile to reassure our patients on their visits …

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Things To Consider When Being A Tropical Fish Owner

Things To Consider When Being A Tropical Fish Owner

Keeping tropical fish has grown in popularity in recent years and as pets, tropical fish are rewarding to own, but it is also a big responsibility. Tropical fish are not simple creatures to look after, in fact they have specific needs and they require attentive and routine care if they are to remain fabulous fish. Tropical fish are not as …

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Top Tips For Holiday Pet Care

Your summer holiday is booked but what do you do with your much-loved pet or pets as you jet off? For a stress-free holiday as a pet owner, the options available have increased in recent years. Remember, for you to have a happy holiday you need to make sure your pet or pets are safe, secure, and comfortable. If your …

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Top Tips For Treating Fleas

Fleas are nasty blood-sucking pests which can cause itching, allergies and, in severe cases, anaemia in pets. The pesky critters are particularly a problem during the warm summer months, what can you do to fight back? Our much-loved cats and dogs can catch fleas from environments that are already infested or from other animals. Newly hatched fleas can leap onto …

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The Importance Of Pet Classes – Discipline Your Dog

The Importance Of Pet Classes

Despite the old adage, no dog is too old to learn! If you are looking for a training class for your dog you will find groups available for every age and ability, pedigrees, crossbreeds and rescue dogs are all welcomed. The sessions are ideal as they offer you the chance to meet like-minded dog owners. Pet classes can be fun …

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Why Regular Vets Visits Are Important

Why Regular Vets Visits Are Important

A yearly check-up is essential to the health and wellbeing of pets. During an annual exam, a vet can check an animal’s mouth, gums and teeth, eyes and vision, ears and skin. These checks can ensure, much like human health, anything developing can be nipped in the bud before it gets worse. Do you plan a well-check visit for your …

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Pre-Planning Your Pet Care

Pre-Planning Your Pet Care

With so much going on, Christmas can be an unsettling time for our pets, routine goes out of the window and new things come into the home. Now is the time for getting prepared for your pet’s needs this festive season. We all know what a chaotic time Christmas can be – gifts to buy, loved ones to see, school …

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Tips For Keeping Your Pets Happy During Fireworks

Tips For Keeping Your Pets Happy During Fireworks

With Halloween and Diwali this month, Bonfire Night next and Christmas and New Year celebrations just around the corner, it is a busy time of year for fireworks. While they delight us as they light up the sky, they can frighten our pets – making them scared, on edge and anxious. However, there are things you can do to reduce …

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Back To School

Back To School

It is not just us who have enjoyed summer – our furry friends have too! Long, lazy days filled with petting, snacks and walks have been fun for our four legged pals, but now as we all head back to work and school, how do we keep our pets happy when we are not at home? As pet owners, we …

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Helping Your Pet Stay Cool This Summer

Helping Your Pet Stay Cool This Summer

When we get hot we can remove a layer – however, our furry friends are less fortunate. Follow these tips to keep your pooch or puss cool this summer. Summer is here! However, while we have all been longing for scorching summer days, our pets can get hot and bothered quickly. In fact, all it takes is a matter of …

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