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FIREWORK FEAR 2015

This Time of year is miserable for those pets who don't like loud bangs or the sound of squealing Fireworks.
Why not try our top ten tips to reduce the stress of the Halloween season.

1. Try and prepare your pet BEFORE the event, use desensitization technique by using cds or sounds which replicate fireworks, this will help them stay calm for the event.

2. Create your Pets "safe place" under a table in the main Family room, This way the pet has somewhere to go with plenty of comfy blankets, toys and even hide some treats to keep them busy.

September 2015 is Vaccination Amnesty Month!

Has your pet had their annual health check? Have they run overdue on their annual vaccinations?

Immunity from their primary vaccinations ( these are the ones we give them when they are puppies and kittens) does not las tfor life, we  need to give them an annual booster vaccination to maintain protection of your pet. This also includes an Annual Health Assessment where we can examine your pets eyes, ears, nose, coat, teeth, gums, heart + lungs, joints, weight + nails, and examine for any lumps and bumps. 

New law on Microchipping.

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Did you know that as of the 31st of March 2016 it will be compulsory for all dogs in to be Microchipped?

As a dog owner there are a few things you need to know about the new legislation. 

1. Your dog MUST be microchipped and register on a government approved database such as fido.ie by 31st March 2016

2. You must have a certificate from a government approved database to prove your dog is microchipped and registered on that database. 

Top tips for an easy Easter

With Easter just a few days away, here are some Easter tips to keep your Furry Friends safe.

1. Always Beware of Easter Lillies. These plants are toxic to animals and can be fatal if ingested by our pets.

2. Keep an eye on your Easter Chocolate. 
****It is very dangerous for cats, dogs and ferrets. And any treats containing Xylitol which is an artificial sweetener used in many sweets, chewing gum and baked goods—may be toxic too!  If this Happens Please call our EMERGENCY VET ASAP as the sooner we see you the quicker we can help your pet. ******

Neutering is the kindest most responsible choice for your pet.

 

Here are 5 Top Reasons why to neuter your pet:

 

This Prevents any unwanted kittens or puppies, did you know thousands of unwanted puppies and kittens are put to sleep every year?

It reduces the risk of serious illnesses such as Womb infections, Mammary cancers, Testicular cancersand some prostate problems.

Neutering will make your pet less prone to developing behaviour like agression or spraying.

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