Read our blogs and current news from around the world relating to cats and dogs!

A dog sleeping on its owner's bed while its owner works on her laptop

What do these dog sleeping positions mean?

18th August, 2020

A dogs sleeping position can be surprisingly illuminating as they get themselves into lots of different poses: stretched out, curled up, on their back or on their front. But what do all these sleeping positions mean? Let’s take a look at what they reveal about your canine companion....

Coronavirus in cats is no cause for alarm, experts say

Coronavirus in cats is no cause for alarm, experts say

18th August, 2020

It’s very unlikely that your cat has coronavirus, and if it does, it probably won’t be involved in spreading it any further....

Coronavirus in cats is no cause for alarm, experts say

Coronavirus in cats is no cause for alarm, experts say

18th August, 2020

It’s very unlikely that your cat has coronavirus, and if it does, it probably won’t be involved in spreading it any further....

A grey cat against a grey background laying with its paws out in-front

Do cats make good pets for the elderly?

17th August, 2020

Whether you’re an elderly person looking to adopt a pet or a loved one who thinks it would improve someone else’s life, read on to find out why cats make good pets for the elderly....

Can dogs detect coronavirus?

Can dogs detect coronavirus?

14th August, 2020

Specially trained dogs can detect cancer and other diseases in humans, and now a new trial will test their ability to detect Covid-19....

Safely letting your cat out for the first time

Safely letting your cat out for the first time

7th August, 2020

Cats are naturally independent and love to explore outside. Letting your cat out for the first time can be a little scary our vet helpline nurses have some advice for that first adventure....

Pandemic could result in tens of thousands of homeless dogs, charity warns

Pandemic could result in tens of thousands of homeless dogs, charity warns

4th August, 2020

Up to 40,000 dogs could become homeless due to the coronavirus pandemic, Dogs Trust has warned....

Vets offer reassurance after pet cat tests positive for coronavirus

Vets offer reassurance after pet cat tests positive for coronavirus

30th July, 2020

Vets have sought to reassure owners after a pet cat tested positive for Covid-19 in the first such case known in the UK....

DOGSTIVAL – NEW FOREST FESTIVAL FOR DOGS & DOG-LOVERS IS ALL PAWS GO FOR SEPTEMBER

DOGSTIVAL – NEW FOREST FESTIVAL FOR DOGS & DOG-LOVERS IS ALL PAWS GO FOR SEPTEMBER

23rd July, 2020

Dogstival, sponsored by Purely Pets, is preparing to take place following the easing of Government Covid-19 guidelines. The two-day festival dedicated to dogs and dog-lovers, is one of the New Forest’s leading events and will be held on Saturday 5th and Sunday 6th September at Burley Park....