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There’s an old expression drilled into every vet student teaching us that ‘common things are common’ so when a dog enters my consulting room shaking its head or licking its paw during the summer months, top of my list of possible diagnoses is always the dreaded grass seed.
I say ‘dreaded’ for a few reasons which [...]
“Mad dogs and Englishmen go out in the midday sun” chirped Noel Coward way back in 1931, although it seems that in the last eighty-odd years even piping-hot pooches have learned to stay cool in the shade.
The infamous slums of Mumbai play a major part towards making India’s most populous city and its proud commercial, [...]
Here’re some tips, a brief overview, and how to get started on Twitter; including how it can benefit your pet-business, and how easy it is for your brand to increase its online visibility and customer/client loyalty by simply joining the world’s biggest conversation.
[ March 6, 2009; ] Hello and welcome to Crufts – easily the World’s Greatest Dog Show! And if you’re not here yet, then I’m sure you’re on your way, probably armed with a precious pedigree pooch or two, or maybe just coming to look around and perhaps do a little shopping for your four-legged loved one.
Whether you’ve attended Crufts [...]
[ February 6, 2009; ] I always seem to be on the move when I write to you guys, and today really is no exception, currently en route to Harrogate to attend my first ever Small Animal Show – kind of a mini-Crufts.
But these judges will be awarding a few Best in Show’s to a handful of the 3000 rabbit, [...]
[ February 3, 2009; ] As this cold wintery snap continues to grip us all please make sure you take special care of your pets kept inside and out, as well as keeping a close eye on your garden guests too; because even with natural fur coats most animals will be struggling right now.
Now I’ve never been a fan of [...]
[ January 27, 2009; ] Happy National Rabbit Week to you all!
If you own one (or more) of Britain’s third most popular pets, you’re thinking about getting one in 2009, or you’re just a fan of lagomorphs in general, then you’d better read on…
Traditionally rabbits have always been seen to make the ideal children’s pet, seemingly requiring less care and [...]
[ January 13, 2009; ] A Happy New Year to you and of course your pets; I really hope you all shared some lovely Christmas’ together. But are you feeling like your body outline’s gone from a skinny Whippet to a curvy chocolate Lab in the space of the last three weeks?
We all do it. Year after year we have [...]
[ January 2, 2009; ] Happy New Year to you and of course your dogs; and I really hope you all shared some lovely Christmas’ together.
But are you feeling like your body outline has gone from an Italian Greyhound to a Newfoundland in the space of just a fortnight?
We all do it. Year after year we have that lovely little [...]
[ December 5, 2008; ] It’s six o’clock in the morning and I’m sitting in New York’s absolutely massive JFK Airport, a little bleary-eyed but honouring my monthly deadline and reflecting on what’s proved to be yet another full-on month of canine craziness.
I was invited back over here to film another couple of episodes of ‘Seeking Secrets with Suzanne’, a [...]