Advice from the expert: Rabbit behaviour

By Emma Purnell, RVN Cert.Nut.
Rabbits are very unlike cats…
22nd October 2020/by Companion Life

A guide to…Understanding dementia in pets

We all hope that our pets will have a long and healthy life.…
22nd October 2020/by Companion Life

Surviving autumn with pets

With summer behind us and the dark nights starting to creep in,…
21st October 2020/by Companion Life

Top tips to maintain healthy kidney function in pets

Kidneys carry out many important tasks in your pet’s body.…
21st October 2020/by Companion Life

Q&A with Carolyn Menteith, Trainer and Behaviourist

At this time of year, pet owners may notice behaviour changes…
21st October 2020/by Companion Life
arthritis in dogs

Understanding arthritis in dogs

Arthritis in dogs is a common health issue with a reported 1.2…
12th October 2020/by Companion Life

Advice from the expert: How to care for your Degu

By Emma Purnell, RVN Cert.Nut
Degus are becoming more…
8th July 2020/by Companion Life

Q&A with Canine Partners

National assistance dog charity, Canine Partners celebrates…
8th July 2020/by Companion Life
separation anxiety in pets

A guide to understanding separation anxiety in pets

We all love our dogs and would be more than happy to…
8th July 2020/by Companion Life

Top tips for pet owners during summer

During summer months we love nothing more than spending…
7th July 2020/by Companion Life

How to make your staircase dog-friendly

Whether your dog is afraid of stairs or loves running up and…
27th May 2020/by Companion Life

Top tips to maintain healthy cognitive function in pets

We all hope that our pets will have a long and healthy life.…
22nd May 2020/by Companion Life

A guide to understanding liver health in pets

The liver is an important organ with many functions including…
2nd April 2020/by Companion Life

Top tips to maintain a healthy digestive function in pets

As a pet owner it is important to understand how to support and…
30th March 2020/by Companion Life

How to keep your pet safe and healthy during Spring

Spring is a warm welcome from the cold wintry days of the last…
29th March 2020/by Companion Life

Advice from the expert: Caring for ferrets

By Emma Purnell RVN Cert.Nut.
Ferrets can be cheeky and sociable…
26th March 2020/by Companion Life

Q&A With tails.com Head Vet Sean McCormack

Dogs get fed treats at almost half of human mealtimes, a new…
31st January 2020/by Companion Life

A guide to training your dog

Getting a new pet can be an exciting time in any home, but, it’s…
30th December 2019/by Companion Life

Top tips to help your pet’s joint health

Maintaining excellent joint health for your pet is essential…
17th December 2019/by Companion Life

Advice from the expert: How to keep your rabbit warm in winter

By Emma Purnell, RVN, CertNut
Rabbits are often a species kept…
15th December 2019/by Companion Life

Q&A with Cats Protection

Jacqui Cuff, Head of Advocacy and Government Relations
In our…
12th December 2019/by Companion Life

Foods to avoid giving your dog

Dogs have long been known as man’s best friend. Because of…
12th November 2019/by Companion Life

How good dogs can turn bad – Titon’s story

Dog Trainers, Claire Lawrence shares an exert from her new book…
15th October 2019/by Companion Life

Top tips to keep calm during fireworks

When fireworks are let off sporadically, stress and anxiety can…
7th October 2019/by Companion Life

A guide to probiotics for pets….

Like humans, the majority of a dog and cat’s immune system…
4th October 2019/by Companion Life

Preparing for a kitten

Getting a new pet can be an exciting time for any home. As a…
2nd October 2019/by Companion Life

Advice from the expert: How to handle your rabbit

By Emma Purnell, RVN Cert Nut
Rabbits have traditionally been…
1st October 2019/by Companion Life

Top tips for managing cystitis in cats

Cystitis in cats is a common reason for pet owners to take their…
26th July 2019/by Companion Life
allergies in pets

Understanding allergies in pets

Just like their owners, allergies in pets are a common occurance…
11th July 2019/by Companion Life

Getting to know…

Veterinary Tissue Bank
The Veterinary Tissue Bank was co-founded…
9th July 2019/by Companion Life

Advice from the expert: Rabbit grooming needs

By Emma Purnell, RVN Cert. Nut
Like most animals, rabbits generally…
6th July 2019/by Companion Life
travelling with pets

A guide to travelling with your pet

For pets, car journeys can often be a distressing event and some…
2nd July 2019/by Companion Life

Getting to know…

Melanie Sainsbury, Veterinary Nurse, Natures Menu
Registered…
2nd May 2019/by Companion Life

Top tips for healthy skin and coat

Managing a pet’s skin and coat is one of the most common reasons…
15th April 2019/by Companion Life

A guide to managing your pet’s weight

Obesity in pets is a common problem that can affect both cats…
27th March 2019/by Companion Life

The benefits of gut health for pets

The gut is inhabited by billions of microbes (microflora). These…
23rd March 2019/by Companion Life
happy guinea pig home

Advice from the expert: Making a happy guinea pig home

By Emma Purnell, RVN Cert.Nut

Guinea pigs can make wonderful…
21st March 2019/by Companion Life

Doggy dangers: 13 potential garden hazards for dogs

Outdoor specialists, GardenBuildingsDirect.co.uk have revealed…
20th March 2019/by Companion Life

Getting to know….

Nick Jones MA - Dog Behaviourist and Dog Witness Expert
Nick…
19th March 2019/by Companion Life

Why does my dog lick and chew their feet?

Do you find your dog often likes to lick or chew at its feet…
21st February 2019/by Companion Life

Canine companions: how dogs have helped humans throughout time

Dogs have long been known as ‘man’s best friend’. Movies…
20th February 2019/by Companion Life

Holidays for you and your pet in winter

Winter is a great time to escape with your four-legged friend…
10th January 2019/by Companion Life

Top tips for pet owners during winter

Managing your pet’s health through winter can ensure that they…
14th December 2018/by Companion Life

Advice from the expert: How to care for ageing bunnies

By Emma Purnell, RVN Cert.Nut.

Our pet rabbits are living…
13th December 2018/by Companion Life

A guide to exercising your pet in winter

In winter, like us, pets tend to spend more time inside, due…
12th December 2018/by Companion Life

Caring for senior dogs

On average, dogs live for around 12 years, but many live much…
22nd October 2018/by Companion Life
tips for pet owners during autumn

Top tips for pet owners during autumn

With the change in seasons and start of colder weather, it’s…
11th September 2018/by Companion Life

Getting to know…

The Labrador Rescue Trust - Paul Watson, Regional Coordinator…
11th September 2018/by Companion Life
obesity in rabbits

Advice from the expert: Obesity in Rabbits

By Emma Purnell, RVN Cert.Nut.
Our rabbits are just as prone…
6th September 2018/by Companion Life
stress and anxiety in pets

A guide to stress and anxiety in pets

A stressed cat or dog is a common concern and reason for a pet…
4th September 2018/by Companion Life

Advice from the expert: Looking after small furries in a heatwave

By Emma Purnell, RVN Cert.Nut.
Animals that are small have a…
22nd June 2018/by Companion Life
Pet friendly summer holidays

Pet friendly summer holidays in the UK

Forget putting your dog in a kennel this summer and stay at one…
20th June 2018/by Companion Life
holidaying with your dog

A guide to holidaying with your dog

As a nation of dog lovers, many pet owners can’t bear to be…
14th June 2018/by Companion Life

Getting to know…..

Paul Manktelow BVMS, MSc DMS, MRCVS- Resident celebrity TV vet…
13th June 2018/by Companion Life

Is the Gtech AirRam K9 the cat’s whiskers?

The new Gtech AirRam K9 claims to be ideal for homes with pets,…
29th May 2018/by Companion Life
administer capsules and tablets to cats or dogs

How to dose and administer capsules and tablets to cats or dogs

Many pet owners find it a challenge to dose and administer capsules…
27th April 2018/by Companion Life

Advice from the expert: Dental problems in small animals

By Emma Purnell, RVN Cert.Nut
Many of our small mammal pets…
12th April 2018/by Companion Life

Getting to know…

Hannah Capon MA Vet MB MRCVS, Founder of Canine Arthritis Management…
12th April 2018/by Companion Life

A guide to understanding skin health

Skin disorders are one of the most common health problems in…
12th April 2018/by Companion Life

Top tips for pets during springtime

As the weather gets warmer your cat or dog will be able to enjoy…
12th April 2018/by Companion Life

Preparing for a new puppy

Getting a new puppy can be an exciting time in any home, but…
12th April 2018/by Companion Life