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At Christmas: Keeping your pets calm

Christmas can be a chaotic time for us and our pets, with family and friends visiting. They may bring small children or even their own pets so we’d like to help with some top tips for keeping your pets calm this Christmas. Dogs Give your dog a safe place. If possible provide them with a… Read more »

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Passports, vaccines and rabies risk!

Finally!…Ouzo is old enough to have his 2nd vaccines and rabies shot. I’d like to say he was a brave boy,  but no… he whaled like a banshee, leaving the vet nurse looking rather embarrassed and apologising profusely saying it shouldn’t hurt!…have I mentioned he’s a bit of a drama queen. To travel in Europe… Read more »

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The realities of raising a puppy

So it’s been a couple of weeks with Ouzo, and oh how life has changed! First off we took him to the vets to get his first vaccinations, along with a flea and worm treatment and his very own pet passport. The vet said he looked pretty healthy but was probably suffering from worms as… Read more »

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Greece with a puppy, are you insane?

Yes, I am frequently asking myself this question, but first off, why are we in Greece, and why do we have a puppy? Having taken some time off to travel around Europe in our self built camper van, we travelled across Northern Europe and down through the Balkan states to enter Greece. When travelling through… Read more »

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At Christmas: Toxins and Hazards

Christmas is a wonderful time of year with lots of new things for your pet to see and experience. Sadly some of the festive food and decorations can be toxic and dangerous for your pet so we’ve tried to compile a list of what to avoid. If you’re unsure and it’s not on the list,… Read more »

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Partnership with Radcliffe Junior School

We are working on a very exciting project with Radcliffe on Trent Junior School. This is part of our education in the community and will make use of our brand new Education and Rehoming Centre. Discussions are already under way and we hope to be able to bring you more details very soon. Keep watching… Read more »

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Pets and Fireworks Don’t Mix

Bonfire Night can be a noisy time of year and a really frightening time for your pets. As well as being stressful for them, animals have really acute hearing and loud bangs and whistles can even cause them pain. But with some preparation you can help your pet survive the 5th November and other fireworks… Read more »

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What a week

It’s been a busy week for us (as always!) here at the RSCPA Radcliffe Animal Centre. We’ve continued to look after the dogs, cats, rabbits, guinea pigs and parrot under our care as well as some extra surprises this week. Yesterday we opened our doors to some wilder animals and even welcomed some Panthers on… Read more »

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