Dog bites – all you need to know

Dog bites – all you need to know

  Dogs are valued members of families around the UK. Unfortunately, accidents can happen with these loveable creatures and dilemmas arise when dogs bite other dogs or when dogs bite adults or children. Here is some help and first aid advice for what to do with...
Summer Safety: how to keep your dog safe from the sun

Summer Safety: how to keep your dog safe from the sun

  Summer brings heat and strong UV rays; most people are aware of how to protect themselves from the adverse effects of heat and sunlight. However, many are unaware of how summertime can impact on their four-legged friends.   Dogs can get Heat Stroke  ...
Doggy paddle without the danger – Pet safety around water

Doggy paddle without the danger – Pet safety around water

  Being around cool water in the warmth of summer is one of life’s pleasures. Whether its splashing in a pool, playing on the beach, wild swimming in a river or lake, or a boating adventure to sea, it always pays to keep ourselves and our pets safe around water....
Diabetes in pets, what to look for and how to treat it

Diabetes in pets, what to look for and how to treat it

  Just like humans, it’s possible for pets to get diabetes. It can affect cats and dog and can show up in subtle ways so you need to be alert for symptoms. Diabetes tends to affect dogs and cats that are overweight. And just like people, pets can suffer...
How to help a bleeding dog

How to help a bleeding dog

  As with any first aid treatment, always ensure your safety and the safety of your pet. If your dog is bleeding, first and foremost, stop the blood coming out! It is not a priority at this stage to clean the wound.   Cleaning the wound   If the wound...
Road Traffic Accident – How to help your pet

Road Traffic Accident – How to help your pet

A step-by-step guide if your dog is hit by a car   When approaching an accident, the most important element is your safety. Fundamentally, if you are injured, you will be unable to help your pet. Make sure that all traffic has stopped and alert everyone that...
How to help if your dog suffers a painful burn or scald

How to help if your dog suffers a painful burn or scald

  Safety first   If your dog suffers a painful burn or scald, it is vital to ensure your own safety and keep everyone safe from further danger. Avoid getting burnt yourself – turn off power, extinguish flames. Additionally, to prevent your pet biting you, it...
Allergic Reactions in Dogs

Allergic Reactions in Dogs

  This article is all about allergic reactions in dogs – from mild irritations, through to full blown anaphylaxis. Just as in humans, anaphylaxis is a serious medical emergency for your pet, and they will need veterinary help extremely fast. Therefore, knowing...
How to make a safe makeshift muzzle for your dog

How to make a safe makeshift muzzle for your dog

How to muzzle your pet Even the most gentle and loving pets can bite if they become frightened and it is important to remember that your safety is of paramount importance and sometimes it might be necessary to muzzle your pet. It is really important that you never...
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