Video – How To Give Your Dog or Cat Eye Drops

Do you have a pet with eye problems? Have you ever wondered how to apply eye drops to your dog or cat? Stephen’s latest video shows you the simplest technique for safely applying eye drops to your pet’s eyes.

How To Apply Eye Drops To Your Pet’s Eyes – Video Information

Applying eye drops to a pet can be a daunting task. Thankfully, Stephen is here to show you a simple technique for quickly and easily using them. Proper application of drops can be very important to ensure quick and effective treatment of eye problems. Continue reading… “Video – How To Give Your Dog or Cat Eye Drops”

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Video – How To Administer Injections To Your Dog Or Cat

Do you have a diabetic pet? Have you ever needed to inject your pet at home? Stephen’s latest video shows you the simplest technique for safely giving injections to your pet.

How To Administer Injections To Your Dog Or Cat – Video Information

Injecting your pet at home can be a nerve-racking experience. Thankfully, Stephen is here to give you a few tips and tricks on how to master the technique. This can be a very important skill to master if your cat or dog develops diabetes during it’s life, as regular injections are often required to maintain a healthy life for diabetic pets. Continue reading… “Video – How To Administer Injections To Your Dog Or Cat”

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Video – Pet Insurance Terms Explained

Have you ever wondered about the terminology used in a pet insurance policy? Stephen’s latest video goes through the basics, to give you a better understanding of which policy is best for you and your pet.

Pet Insurance Terms Explained – Video Information

Pet insurance can be vitally important for keeping your pet fit and healthy. Veterinary fees can become very costly, particularly when dealing with long term health conditions or severe injuries. We recommend that all pet owners take out some form of pet insurance, but how can you know which policy is best for you?
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Video – How To Give Your Cat A Tablet

Have you ever struggled with giving your cat a tablet? Stephen’s latest video shows you a couple of great techniques to make it a much easier task.

How To Give Your Cat A Tablet – Video Information

Giving tablets to your cat can be a tricky thing to do. Thankfully, Stephen is here to give you a few tips and tricks on how to master the technique. This can be a crucial skill to learn for the long term health of your cat, as there are many health conditions that require regular tableting to keep your cat healthy. Continue reading… “Video – How To Give Your Cat A Tablet”

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Video – How To Clip Your Dog or Cat’s Claws

Stephen’s latest video shows you how simple it can be to clip your dog or cat’s claws.

Clipping Your Dog or Cat’s Claws – Video Information

Starting off with a quick anatomy lesson, Stephen shows what to look for when clipping your pet’s claws. The main thing to keep an eye on is the quick, which is the flesh inside the claw. This is much simpler with light coloured claws. If your dog has darker claws, you may be best taking a small piece of claw off at a time. With one of his own cats, Stephen then goes onto show how to safely trim the claws. Continue reading… “Video – How To Clip Your Dog or Cat’s Claws”

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Video – How to Apply Flea Treatment To Your Dog or Cat

Stephen shows how to apply flea treatment to your dog or cat. Regular preventative parasite control is advised in order to keep your pet fit and healthy throughout the year.

Flea Treatment Information

Applying spot on treatments is a simple process, but it is important to get it right for the treatment to work. The best place to apply the treatment is to the back of the neck, between the shoulder blades. The hair of your pet should be parted, and the medication should then be applied directly to the skin. You should also avoid washing your pet for two days after application to ensure that the product is able to work properly. Continue reading… “Video – How to Apply Flea Treatment To Your Dog or Cat”

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Video – Microchipping Your Pet

Stephen illustrates how quick and easy it is to microchip a pet. Microchipping can be vital in ensuring the safety of your pet, and reuniting you with him should he stray.

Microchipping Information

Microchipping involves the implanting of a small transponder, roughly the size of a grain of rice, under your pet’s skin. This can then be scanned with a microchip reader, revealing a unique identification number. This number is logged against your details on a national database, so that you can be contacted if your pet has strayed. Continue reading… “Video – Microchipping Your Pet”

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Video – How To Empty Your Dog’s Anal Glands

Stephen is back, to show you the best way to empty your dog’s anal glands, if they have become blocked.

Anal Glands Video Information

Starting off with a quick anatomy lesson, Stephen shows how dogs’ anal glands function. He then goes onto show how to empty them if they have become blocked.

Some indicators of blocked anal glands are:

Scooting of the bum along the floor.
Chewing or licking around the bum area.
Tail chasing.
Discomfort when sitting.

Continue reading… “Video – How To Empty Your Dog’s Anal Glands”

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Video – The Anatomy of a Vet Exam

With his own dog Rufus as guinea pig, Stephen shows you exactly what a vet is assessing when performing a vet exam on your pet.

Vet Exam Video Information

As explained in the video, a full vet exam involves the assessment of:

Movement and behaviour
Eyes
Mouth
Nose
Ears
Neck
Chest
Abdomen
Legs

This vet exam is a general health check up, and will differ for more specific appointments and follow ups. For more specialised appointments, the vet will usually focus more on the specific area that is being treated. Much of what is covered during this exam is done far more quickly, but no less thoroughly, than is shown on this video. Continue reading… “Video – The Anatomy of a Vet Exam”

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Video – How To Use Dog Ear Cleaners And Ear Drops

Have you ever wondered how to effectively use  dog ear cleaners and ear drops? Stephen’s latest video teaches you the basics of this task.

Using Dog Ear Cleaners and Drops

When applying ear drops or ear cleaner to your dog’s ears, it is very important to apply them correctly. If you are not getting the drops far enough into the ear canal, they will not be effective. In this video, Stephen first illustrates the relevant anatomy of a dogs ear, before demonstrating how to apply the drops, with the help of nursing assistant, Andy. Continue reading… “Video – How To Use Dog Ear Cleaners And Ear Drops”

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