This Month's Top Articles
Pet Insurance news:
|Dog lovers 'should consider the personality of their pet'|
|23rd March 2013|
|Individuals keen to take on the responsibility of owning a new dog should remember to take out into the typical personality of any breed they choose, rather than basing their decision on looks alone.|
Nick Honour, canine behaviour specialist with The Behaviour Company, said understanding the...
|Make your home safe for pets|
|1st March 2013|
|There are many hazards around the home that could cause injury to an animal and therefore it is important that all necessary care is taken to pet-proof a property.|
Anyone considering purchasing a pet, or individuals who may already own an animal but feel their home may not be suitable to ke...
|Even in recession, pet insurance is 'vital'|
|27th July 2012|
|Despite the recessionary conditions squeezing the purses of Brits up and down the country, pet owners should not cut back on insurance when trying to save on their expenditure.|
Debbie Connolly, founder of animal behaviour consultant SafePets UK (www.safepets.co.uk), explained that ...
|Consult your vet before buying pet insurance|
|7th June 2012|
|Pet owners should visit their local veterinary practice to receive advice on what sort of coverage to get when it comes to purchasing insurance for their animal, according to a leading expert.|
Sarah Linehan, dog trainer and pet behaviourist at pet supplies and counselling firm the Pet E...
|Help your cat lose weight|
|23rd May 2012|
|A chubby cat is without a doubt an unhealthy cat, so if you want to help your pet live a long and happy life, you should try to keep it at an optimum weight.|
This means keeping a cat active by playing with it regularly, which is particularly important if it is an indoor cat that is part...
|Horse insurance necessary for accident prone animals|
|24th April 2012|
|Owners of horses should strongly consider taking out insurance coverage as they are very accident prone animals.|
However, in order to reduce the chances of your horse requiring medical attention, it is best to be exceedingly careful with it, according to dressage trainer Lauren O’...
|Keep cats active to fight obesity|
|19th April 2012|
|Obesity in cats can easily be fought by tricking your pet into running around the house, according to veterinary journalist Pete Wedderburn.|
By placing the litter tray on the top floor while feeding your cat on the lowest level you can get the cat parading around the house like its a pl...
|Horse medical care can be 'very expensive'|
|18th April 2012|
|Horses that require medical care can rack up huge bills, even for the most mundane of problems such as cases of lameness, so getting adequate insurance coverage is essential.|
In a case of lameness, vets will typically have to travel to the horse and then locate where the problem is. Thi...
|Dog owners must be on the 'lookout for lungworm'|
|6th April 2012|
|Lungworm is becoming increasingly more common among pet dogs in the UK so owners must be aware of the symptoms, explained TV vet Luke Gamble.|
It is the Angiostrongylus vasorum strain of lungworm that is particularly concerning as it is the potentially fatal form of the parasitic infecti...
|Buy a toy to improve your cat's health|
|31st March 2012|
|There is a growing epidemic of obesity among household animals and one way to try to alleviate this is to provide your pet with a toy to keep it active, according to an expert.|
This is more important for feline pets as owners can easily take their dog for a walk or let it run around a p...