23 November 2021
We will be open up until 12pm on the 24th December. The office will be closed on the 25th (Happy Christmas!) until Wednesday 29th. We will be open Thursday 30th all day and Friday 31st up until 12pm.
28 September 2021
Stricter rules around the sale of puppies and kittens came into force to protect the animals’ welfare.
15 September 2020
The Ram effect Its tupping time again, most of you will be well underway but here are a few tips for successful and effective tupping. Following an absence of male contact the introduction of a male to anoestrus (non-cycling) ewes, whether he is vasectomised or entire will quickly, within 2 days, start them cycling, hence the ram effect. Sheep are short day breeders which means they begin to cycle as day length shortens, starting inRead On
01 July 2021
From two to seven weeks old, a kitten is in the “socialisation period”. The kitten’s brain and sensory system are still developing and the stimuli they encounter can influence how this development occurs. Things such as who they meet and different environments will teach them whether what is happening is threatening or not.Read On
19 July 2021
Ticks are small parasites which suck blood from other animals. They have 8 legs like a spider with an egg-shaped body. This becomes larger and darker when filled with blood. Unlike fleas, ticks can’t fly or jump. Instead, they climb or drop onto animal’s coats when they brush past whatever the tick is sitting on.Read On