Crufts on the BBC?

Ha ha! Well kind of. I’ll be chatting about Crufts, ThePet.net 2009 Awards, as well as giving valuable money-saving tips on how to care for your pet during Credit Crunch on BBC Southern Counties Radio this morning. I’ll also be taking calls and trying to answer pet problems from callers in my monthly phone-in. Listen…

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‘Front of Brand’

Vet practices are brands, and just like Tesco’s or Starbuck’s, different brands evoke different emotions in different individuals, resulting in positive, negative or indifferent reactions to that brand. In today’s too-busy-to-stop society, a split-second can be all it takes to judge that logo or jingle that can ultimately determine if we’ll ever interact with that…

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Old Cat Problems?

A few weeks ago when I was vetting away in Hailsham, a lovely young intelligent couple entered my consulting room nervously carrying their loaded cat-basket. After carefully placing the good ol’ fashioned wicker carrier on my examination table and undoing its three rusty fiddly clasps, out strode an old thin female tortie and white cat…

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