Regular, preventative pet-care news & advice

Read on for a host of preventative pet-care news and advice that’s free & updated monthly. In the stories below you’ll find seasonal tips & information on how to keep your pet healthy. If you’d like us to email you whenever we update the news then simply…

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Covid-19 Update – 13 April 2020

April 13th, 2020

We would like to inform you in this Update 9 April 2020, about some of the things our team at The Vet Whetstone are doing to support our clients through the Covid-19 outbreak

Keep your pets safe from ethanol-containing hand sanitisers

May 21st, 2020

Many hand sanitisers contain ethanol, which can be poisonous to dogs.

Cats and Covid-19, the latest advice

May 14th, 2020

Our head vet Albert says you should follow the official advice for cats and Covid-19

Lucy’s Law: And how it protects Puppies & Kittens

May 7th, 2020

Legislation has been introduced to stop the low welfare supply of puppies & kittens and you can help.

What will your pet need now you are self-isolating?

April 21st, 2020

How to prepare for your pet’s needs now we are following social distancing measures?

Mental health benefits of having a pet when you’re isolated

April 14th, 2020

How pets could help us when we’re forced to isolate.

Make sure you don’t over walk your dog

April 7th, 2020

With everyone at home & looking for things to do – could too much exercise be bad for your dog?

Coronavirus home confinement advice for pet owners

March 30th, 2020

With stepped-up government measures in place and Coronavirus information changing daily, it’s no surprise pet owners are worried about their pets.

The Vet Whetstone’s checklist for spotting fleas on rabbits

March 21st, 2020

Rabbits don’t often pick up fleas, and when they do it can be easily treatable.

What to do if your cat has fleas

March 14th, 2020

The Vet Whetstone’s advice for keeping your cat happily flea-free