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Absent Without Leave

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Absent Without Leave Hopefully not too many of us will experience the heart sinking, gut wrenching moment when our beloved pet goes AWOL but should that happen what are the best things to do to get them home again? First of all stay calm – no pet, however devoted, will …


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Remember, remember, it’s not just the fifth of November these days!

Remember, remember, it’s not just the fifth of November these days! We can officially buy fireworks (including sparklers) from registered sellers for private use on these dates: 15 October to 10 November. 26 to 31 December. 3 days before Diwali and Chinese New Year. At other times of the year …


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Sociable, caring companions

Sociable, caring companions One of VIPPIES specialist clients is Kay Frost, her family of humans and Aerismadin Gun Dogs. Kay is a breeder of these delightful Labrador Retrievers and so when she and husband Brian need a holiday or a bit of extra help that their family of five adult …


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Great news!

Great news! The Archduke Ralph has had his six month review with his vet Nicola at Witham View in Woodhall Spa. She gave him a thorough going over, stretching out his legs and a good all over ‘feel’, some of which caused him to swallow hard, but the good news …


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Don’t leave me this way ….

Don’t leave me this way …. It’s been a lovely summer and now the children are heading back to school our pets, and especially our dogs, will start to feel a bit sad after all the attention and company they have become used to. Their adult owners are back to …


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Blue Green Algae Update

Blue Green Algae Update The Centre for Ecology and Hydrology is running a citizen science project to identify and share the location this dangerous phenomena can be found. They have developed  a new app called “Bloomin’ Algae”. It has been created in collaboration with the Environment Agency, Scottish Environment Protection …


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Because he’s worth it!

Because he’s worth it! The Archduke Ralph went back for a ninth hydrotherapy session after a break of almost a month and the difference was clear. Whilst he was a bit hesitant about getting back in the water once in he really powered round the pool, his back legs were …


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Summer isn’t over yet!

Summer isn’t over yet! Today’s forecast on the BBC promised us that Summer still had some good days to offer us so we need to keep thinking about keeping our pets comfortable when the mercury rises. We have given advice in other blog articles about cats and dogs but at …


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Cooling off!

Cooling off! It has been very humid lately, even if it hasn’t felt particularly ‘scorchio’. Anyone who has arthritis will know, that along with windy weather, this plays havoc with arthritis pain and discomfort. It also affects puppies and older dogs quite badly as they struggle more to control their …


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Water safety

Water safety There is nothing quite like playing in and around water when the mercury rises and many of our furry friends would agree. However, the heat can bring water born problems for humans and pets alike. We don’t want to spoil the fun, but we do want you to …


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