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16
Nov 2015
Food for thought

That old saying, you are what you eat, is as true for our animals as it is for us. The variety of food on offer in shops today is so much greater than 40 years’ ago, mirroring the bewildering expansion in the pet food market. So what should we feed? Raw meat and bones? Roast beef and Yorkshire pudding? I cannot recommend either as the former has picked up bacteria in processing; the latter makes a rod for the owner’s back and neither are balanced for minerals and vitamins.   The development......

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Time to listen

Time to listen

Experience has taught me over the years that an owner’s instinct is not to be overlooked, even if clinical checks are to the contrary. Now this may sound obvious but with so much information...


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Time to move on?

Time to move on?

When is the right time to get a new pet? If your previous pet has recently died, there is no right answer to this question. Some may say “right away” as the emptiness left...


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Good bye old friend

Good bye old friend

Two days before Christmas, my wife phoned me at work. Our cat had been run over and killed outside our house. It was the second time he’d been hit on that stretch of road;...


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