The British Veterinary Association (BVA) has issued helpful advice about pet care over the coming months.
Rising Cost of Pet Food Sees Nearly A Third Of Scots Making Financial Sacrifices
Leading charity the PDSA which provides free and low-cost treatment to pets in need has released more figures on how the rise in the cost of living is affecting pet owners.
1 in 5 Pets Not Receiving Timely Treatment Due to Cost of Living Crisis
“We urge all pet owners to talk to their vet for advice on simple and affordable steps they can take to keep their animals healthy.” Malcolm Morley, British Veterinary Association President
Crisis in Pet Care As Cost of Living Bites
Cat owners are cutting back on pet essentials such as vet care, vaccinations, and insurance as a result of the cost of living crisis, according to new research from Cats Protection.
Homemade Christmas Gifts for Pets
PDSA, the vet charity, has put together some ideas for making your own gifts for your pets this Christmas.
Protecting Pets From Firework Noise
“there are some simple steps you can take to help four-legged family members feel more comfortable this November. ” PDSA Vet Nurse Nina Downing
Keeping Our Pets Safe in Hot Weather
Cats who like sunbathing on windowsills are also at risk of exposing themselves to a lot of sunlight through windows that are generally not UVA-protected.
DOGS DIE IN HOT CARS
“THINK before leaving them in a car on a sunny day, even with a bit of air – a bit of air sometimes isn’t enough.”
Fireworks Advice for Pet Owners
Vet charity PDSA is urging owners to take preventive action – especially those who took on a pet during the pandemic – in a bid to reduce the extreme distress and suffering that fireworks can cause.
Remember, Remember Our Pets
Our pets’ enhanced senses mean they can find the loud noises and bright flashes from fireworks overwhelming, which can lead to severe anxiety and trauma.