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What is RHD2 ?

What is RHD2 ?

Dear easipetcare friends, The theme of this year’s Rabbit Awareness Week (RAW – which takes place annually in June) was RHD2 – a variant of RHD1 that can be fatal to our bunnies if they’re not vaccinated against it! What is RHD2? Rabbit Viral Haemorrhagic Disease 2 is a new strain of RHD that first...

Spring Tips for Pet Owners

Spring Tips for Pet Owners

Dear easipetcare friends, With the Bank Holiday weekend just around the corner, it’s the purrfect opportunity to do a ‘Spring Clean’, or some gardening (weather-permitting!). Or perhaps to roam further afield exploring new walks with your beloved companions, or dusting off the BBQ ready for Summer… but whatev-fur you’re up to at this time of...

Hidden Risks in the Home to Safeguard Your Pets From

Hidden Risks in the Home to Safeguard Your Pets From

Dear easipetcare friends, Every vet in the UK sees an average of 12 cases of toxic ingestion each year, according to the BVA. While you may think the great outdoors is one of the riskiest places to take your dog, statistics show that nine in every 10 pet poisoning cases occur in the home. And...

To breed or to neuter, that is the question!?

To breed or to neuter, that is the question!?

Dear easipetcare friends, When it comes to breeding or neutering your precious furry friend, especially bitches, there is no right or wrong answer but we would like to shine some light on the matter to help you make an informed decision. You may even be tempted to have a litter from your girl before neutering...

Spring Watch – Poisonous Blooms

Spring Watch – Poisonous Blooms

Dear easipetcare friends, Spring is a colourful, fresh and all round lovely time of year – there’s no denying that! But as the birds begin chirping and the flowers begin to blossom, your four-legged friend could end up in some serious danger if they come into contact with the wrong plant or flower. Here are...

Bugbear – Looking at Flea Treatments

Bugbear – Looking at Flea Treatments

Dear easipetcare friends, All pawrents are likely to suffer the same bugbear when it comes to these nitty gritty crawlies! Whilst we all know what they are (and try not to think about it too much before we get totally creeped out and itchy at the thought!) I’ve decided to look into the different treatments...

Keeping your Pets Pest-Free

Keeping your Pets Pest-Free

Dear easipetcare Friends, Did you know that around 49% of adults in the UK own a pet, with around 25% owning a cat, 24% owning a dog, and 2% caring for a bunny?! For each of these pet types, anti-pest treatments are key. After all, fleas and ticks can cause everything from skin itching to infections...

5 Top Tips For Happy Dog Walks

5 Top Tips For Happy Dog Walks

Dear easipetcare friends, Dog walking is essential for your pooch’s health & happiness. Approximately 25% of UK homes have a pet dog, but nearly a third don’t give them the exercise they need, which is around 2.7 million owners who are jeopardising the fitness, health and happiness of their pup. Many owners put off walking their dogs...

Post-Festive Feasting Tummy Trouble

Post-Festive Feasting Tummy Trouble

Dear easipetcare friends, Happy New Year! After all that indulging over the festive period, if you’re feeling the bloat then it’s likely your pet will be too! So it’s no surprise that digestive upsets are common at this time of year, even for your pet! That’s why this month I thought I’d share some of...

Supporting Stray Cats

Supporting Stray Cats

Dear easipetcare friends, At this time of year we seem to see an increase in the number of ‘stray’ cats brought into our practices. But we do find that often they are not strays at all! So how can you tell if your concern is for a cat truly in need? Cats loosely fall into...

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