Posted in July 2016

Feline Friendly Tips for a Stress-Free Vet Visit

Posted 26 Jul 2016

Many people only take their cat to the vet when he or she is sick, but all cats should be seen at least once a year for their annual check-up to ensure they are fit and healthy. It’s National Take Your Cat to the Vet Day on the 22nd August 2016, and this day serves as a reminder for cat owners to take their four legged friends to the vet for an annual check-up. Some owners put off the visit... Read more

What you need to know about cross-breed and pure-bred dogs

Posted 19 Jul 2016

Over the past few years, there has been much discussion about the potential risks and benefits of cross-breed puppies as opposed to pure-bred puppies. This has led to a lot of confusion and misinformation. We would always encourage potential owners to carefully research the requirements of a particular breed they might be thinking of getting, and be realistic on the cost of looking after a d... Read more

National Pet Fire Safety Day

Posted 08 Jul 2016

Did you know that according to the National Fire Protection Association, 500,000 pets are affected every year by house fires? It’s a horrible thought – and certainly not one to forget – but actually, it’s incredibly easy for a cat or a dog to accidentally cause a house fire by turning on the stove or knocking a candle over. The 15th July 2016 is National Pet Fire Safety Day, an awareness da... Read more

200,000 Clients Help Us Raise £100k Through Pennies

Posted 04 Jul 2016

200,000 of our generous clients have helped us to raise a fantastic £100,000 through Pennies, the digital charity box, to fund efforts to protect rhinos in South Africa where these beautiful creatures face extinction through poaching. Our Medivet Saving the Rhino campaign launched back in May 2015 with the Wilderness Foundation and former colleague, Dr William Fowlds, and in addition to other ... Read more

Pupdate from Felix

Posted 01 Jul 2016

You may remember a few months ago, our support centre colleagues sponsored a guide dog puppy, called Felix, who is training to become a life-changing companion for a blind or partially-sighted person. We have received the latest “pup-date” on Felix saying how he is getting on and we would love to share it with you! Living with Lorraine Felix lives with Lorraine at her home in Essex and we’... Read more