Regular, preventative pet-care news & advice

Read on for a host of preventative pet-care news and advice that’s free & updated monthly. In the stories below you’ll find seasonal tips & information on how to keep your pet healthy. If you’d like us to email you whenever we update the news then simply…

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Choose the right nutrition for your older cat

August 14th, 2018

Take a look at Edgewood Vet’s advice for helping your mature cat stay healthy.

Rabbit diet tips from Edgewood Vets

August 7th, 2018

Rabbits are known for being liable to try anything edible that comes their way – but, of course, not everything is. See our guide to feeding your bunny at various life stages.

Keeping your dog cool

July 21st, 2018

If the heat’s rising in Essex you need to help your dog keep its cool without getting bored. We have some fun activities you can both enjoy in warmer weather.

Outdoor rabbit advice from Edgewood Vets

July 14th, 2018

Keeping a rabbit outdoors can make for a very healthy, happy pet, but there are some issues which need to be taken into consideration when it comes to their accommodation.

Cats and heat stroke advice from Edgewood Vets

July 7th, 2018

While much advice is out there involving dogs and hot weather, cats, too, can suffer in the heat. If you know what to look out for you can prevent that happening.

What’s your cat’s tail telling you?

June 21st, 2018

Check out this guide from our nurse Caroline, which explores different cat tail movements and what they mean.

Understanding your dog with Edgewood Vets

June 14th, 2018

Dogs have many forms of non-verbal communication which can be confusing. We’ve put together a list of common cues and their possible meanings.

What rabbits are talking about in Purleigh

June 7th, 2018

Rabbits have an extremely complex verbal and non-verbal vocabulary, so we have some pointers on how to understand what they are saying.

Preparing for your new kitten in Purleigh

May 21st, 2018

Bringing home a new kitten is an exciting event, but you need to be prepared – our checklist summarises the main things you need to consider.

Loneliness in rabbits

May 14th, 2018

More than half of British pet rabbits are lonely – find out if your bunny is at risk.