Pet healthcare news & advice

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Essential guinea pig grooming advice from Alpha Vets’ Nurses

January 14th, 2022

Did you know that guinea pig grooming has many benefits for both short and long-haired breeds? Learn why and how to groom your pet.

10 dog nutrition & fitness tips you both need in your life

January 7th, 2022

Nutrition and exercise go hand in hand when it comes to being healthy and losing weight. Get Alpha Vets’ top tips.

Claire McCarthy explains why cat dieting should be overseen by a Vet

December 21st, 2021

Read why you shouldn’t put your overweight cat on a diet without getting your Vet’s advice first.

Darren Partridge talks overweight dog problems and eco-friendly treats

December 14th, 2021

This article contains some interesting ideas for dog owners looking for more sustainable and healthier treats for overweight dogs. Take a look.

Is your guinea pig overweight?

December 7th, 2021

New Year is the perfect time to change your guinea pig’s life for the better if they are overweight. Read Alpha Vets’ advice.

Bored guinea pigs and hamsters – how to avoid this at Christmas time

November 21st, 2021

When small pets like guinea pigs and hamsters get bored, they can become depressed and some will even self-mutilate. These toys could help.

Christmas foods that are toxic to dogs – a Vet’s guide

November 14th, 2021

Should you give your dog human foods like roast dinner, mince pies, and Christmas pudding? The team at Alpha Vets will tell you.

Christmas and cats – what could possibly go wrong?

November 7th, 2021

When it comes to cats and Christmas, our Vets know only too well what can happen… Discover common cat injuries and learn how to avoid them.

Get our ‘November noise tick list’ for cat owners

October 7th, 2021

Nowadays, fireworks season runs long after Bonfire night is over. Act now to protect your cat from the worst effects of noise & stress this November.

Puppy chewing – your questions answered

September 7th, 2021

Puppy chewing is just a phase you need to work through. Get all the answers to the common chewing questions.

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