This page contains links to websites containing advice and guidance on a wide range of different issues related to your pet’s health.
PET HEALTH INFO
The Pet Health Information website is a ‘one-stop shop’ featuring a wealth of animal health information and advice to enable owners and potential owners to make decisions about their pet’s healthcare.
My Pet and I
Did you know where you live and your local environment directly affects the types of parasites to which your pet is exposed? Are you aware of the different risks lurking in the park or in your garden? Make sure you know all you need to know about the jungle on your doorstep!
Since 2015 microchipping has been compulsory for all dogs in the UK. Microchipping is now acknowledged to be the most acceptable form of permanent identification available for companion animals and horses. It is permanent, tamperproof, reliable and painless.
The APBC Behaviour counsellors
The APBC is an international network of experienced and qualified pet behaviour counsellors who work on referral from veterinary surgeons to treat behaviour problems in dogs, cats, birds, rabbits, horses and other pets. APBC members are able to offer the time and expertise necessary to investigate the causes of unwanted behaviour in pets, and outline practical treatment plans that are suitable for their clients’ circumstances.
Pet Bereavement Support Service
Grieving for the loss of a pet, whether through death, parting, or enforced separation, can be a sad and difficult experience. Our Pet Bereavement Support Service (PBSS), run jointly with The Blue Cross, is able to help you through this traumatic time.
Petite Paw Prints
We understand how quickly your furry friends grow and how important it is to have a beautiful keepsake that captures those special moments. Choose from a wide range of pendants, charms, keyrings and cufflinks in 99.9% pure polished silver with the option of 24ct gold detailing. Each piece is individually commissioned, handmade and unique, creating the perfect gift for every occasion.
Awareness Charities and Campaigns
International Cat Care
International Cat Care is a charity dedicated to promoting the health and welfare of cats through improved feline knowledge, to help us all care better for our cats.
Rabbit Awareness Week
Rabbit Awareness Week (RAW) was created as an annual event, where rabbit experts such as vets, pet retailers, welfare charities and manufacturers work together during a dedicated week to educate the pet-owning public about proper rabbit care and welfare. During the RAW week thousands of vets and practices across the UK offer free health clinics for rabbits and their owners.
BEAT THE THIEVES!
Pet Theft Awareness Week has been organised to raise awareness of the growing trend of pet theft in the UK. It is a non-profit organisation with the aim of helping people take actions which could stop it happening to them.
PETS AS THERAPY
Pets As Therapy is a unique national charity that provides therapeutic visits to hospitals, hospices, nursing and care homes, special needs schools and a variety of other venues by volunteers with their own friendly, temperament-tested and vaccinated dogs and cats.
ROYAL COLLEGE OF VETERINARY SURGEONS
As the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS), we register veterinary surgeons and veterinary nurses to practise in the UK, and regulate their educational, ethical and clinical standards. Our aim is to safeguard the health and welfare of animals under veterinary care, protect the interests of those dependent on animals and assure public health.
BRITISH SMALL ANIMAL VETERINARY ASSOCIATION
The BSAVA is a membership association specifically for companion animal vets and nurses. The Association runs the largest annual small animal Congress in the world, publishes veterinary manuals and journals, and offers its members a raft of exclusive benefits.
BRITISH VETERINARY NURSING ASSOCIATION
The aim of the British Veterinary Nursing Association is to promote animal health and welfare through the ongoing development of professional excellence in veterinary nursing.