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Healthy Dogs in 2019

Can you believe we’re well into our first month of 2019 already? Whilst we’ve been busy making resolutions and plans for the year ahead, there are some things you just can’t plan for. Our pets know how to surprise us, but sadly this is not always in a good way. Illness or injury can strike… Read more »

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Pet Travel Safety Day

Whether it’s a quick trip to the local park, a ferry crossing to the continent or a worldwide adventure – our pets are travelling further than ever before. Did you know there’s even a National day for it? 2nd January was National Pet Travel Safety Day. Whether it’s local or long distance travel, we’re here… Read more »

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Getting in shape for 2019

Happy New Year to all of our followers! We hope you have had a great Christmas. With any festive period, there is always the opportunity to indulge for us as well as our pets. Whilst this is very much enjoyed at the time, it can leave us all needing to get back into shape as… Read more »

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Winter Wildlife Advice

Winter can be a tough time for the wildlife around us so we’ve put together some top tips for keeping them safe during this season. Garden birds; Provide a selection of suitable grains, seeds and unsalted fresh peanuts in a mesh container to avoid choking for small birds or chicks. Net free fat or suet… Read more »

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At Christmas:Recipes and homemade presents

We’ve already given you a list of the many things for your pets to avoid this Christmas. That’s the naughty list, but now we have compiled a nice list of some pet friendly baking recipes for your dogs, cats and rabbits. For your dogs why not try this recipe from the RSPCA for these tasty… Read more »

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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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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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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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