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Monthly Archive for: ‘June, 2013’

  • Ask the vet – What is the best food to feed my dog?

    Do you need expert advice about your pet? Each week KATE HORNBY (BSc BVMS MRCVS), a vet at Grove Veterinary Centre, answers your questions There are several factors that determine what type of food is best for your dog. Firstly the food needs to suit …

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  • Microchip code will identify pet if it gets lost

    MICROCHIPPING pets gives them the best chance of being identified and returned to their owners if they become lost or are stolen. June is National Microchipping Month – and any pets can be microchipped including cats, dogs, rabbits and horses. All pet owners are advised …

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  • Where to get a dog & where not to get a dog!

    A dog lives on average 12+ years – these days that means a dogs life is longer than the average marriage, so it makes sense to put as much thought (if not more!) into where you get your dog from, as you would in deciding …

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  • Treats important to rewarding dog during training

    Are you concerned about your dog’s behaviour or do you have any questions about training? Dog training and behaviour consultant, SADIE BRUNSKILL, of Ulverston, is a member of the Pet Professional Guild and promotes force-free training IN this second part of a two-part series on …

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    Ask the vet

    Do you need expert advice about your pet? Each week KATE HORNBY (BSc BVMS MRCVS), a vet at Grove Veterinary Centre, answers your questions Q: “LAST year I took my dog to the vets because he was biting and scratching all over. The vet said …

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  • Yellow ribbon shows dog needs space

    Seeing a normal-looking dog approaching you with a big yellow ribbon or bandanna attached could easily bring a smile to animal lovers’ faces. In fact it is an important sign this is a dog who needs to be left alone. The Yellow Dog Project was …

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  • Ask the vet

    Do you need expert advice about your pet? Every week Kate Hornby (BSc BVMS MRCVS), a vet at Grove Veterinary Centre in Barrow-in-Furness , gives advice on looking after pets Conditions may be avoided with some extra care I hope I don’t jinx things by …

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