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Is pet insurance worth it?

Find out why pet insurance is worth it to cover the cost of vet bills over your pet’s lifetime, plus how to pick the best type of insurance for your pet.

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How to stop a dog from barking

Is your dog barking excessively for attention, at other dogs, or maybe when left alone? Expert behaviourist Philippa Short shares her top barking management tips.

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Cats | Dogs

Ticks on cats and dogs: Spotting, removal, and treatment

Discover how to protect and treat your pet against parasitic nasties with this top tick guide from expert vet Dr Lizzie Youens.

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Your guide to dog theft prevention

Find out how to help keep your pooch safe from going missing with these top tips on dog theft prevention.

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Cats | News

UK cat microchipping law: What you need to know

Dr Scott Miller shares his top tips on chipping your feline now that cat microchipping is UK law.

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Understanding phantom pregnancy in dogs

Don’t know much about phantom pregnancy in dogs? Expert dog behaviourist Philippa Short is here to give you the low down on this common condition.

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What is a therapy dog and how do I find one for my family?

Thinking about getting a therapy dog? Dr Scott Miller shares how he found his therapy pup Ludo and settled her into the family.

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Female dog neutering: Your guide to spaying and behaviour

When it comes to spaying, timing is everything. Expert dog behaviourist Philippa Short guides you through the need-to-knows of female dog neutering.

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How to look after your cat’s teeth

Ready to learn all about feline dental care? Vet Dr Lizzie Youens is here to support you with the important know-hows of looking after your cat’s teeth.

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Dog pregnancy: What you need to know

Learn all about dog pregnancy from expert dog behaviourist Philippa Short.