Jo Blogs

Rabbit Health Week 1

When it comes to the warmer months, our animals can need even more attention. Whilst we might enjoy the sunshine on summer days, the hotter weather can mean disaster for our rabbits and guinea pigs if they aren’t properly checked. One major problem in this time is flystrike, but we wanted to give some general… Read more »

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Spring Wildlife Advice

Spring is here! With this season we see plenty of wildlife enjoying the beautiful British countryside and the great outdoors. Spring is also a time for new life in most species and so we wanted to give some advice on what to do if you see young wildlife in need. We’ll talk you through general… Read more »

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The Benefits of Neutering your Pet

Neutering is the removal of an animal’s reproductive organs. Here at the RSPCA Radcliffe Animal Centre we ensure that the animals under our care are all neutered or booked in for neutering before they go to their new homes. This is important for us to reduce the number of unwanted animals in the UK and… Read more »

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Pet Dental Health Month – Rabbits

As we have said, February is Pet Dental Health Month. Dental and oral hygiene is a huge part of keeping your pet healthy, no matter what size or species. This week we focus on rabbits. What teeth should my rabbit have? Rabbits have 3 different types of teeth which are unrooted and continually grow over… Read more »

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Pet Dental Health Month – Cats

As we said last week, February is Pet Dental Health Month. Dental and oral hygiene is a huge part of keeping your pet healthy, no matter what size or species. We’ve put together some information for dogs, cats and rabbits which you can read over the next few weeks.  This week we focus on cats.… Read more »

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Pet Dental Health Month – Dogs

Did you know February is Pet Dental Health Month? Dental and oral hygiene is a huge part of keeping your pet healthy, no matter what size or species. We’ve put together some information for dogs, cats and rabbits which you can read over the next few weeks.  This week we focus on dogs. What teeth… Read more »

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First Aid and Emergencies

Following on from our series of blogs about making sure your pet is healthy, the blog today focuses on what to do when they are unwell or injured. Our pets like to keep us on our toes and situations can develop very quickly. Our advice is always to contact your vet if you suspect a… Read more »

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Healthy Rabbits in 2019

Our final article about Healthy Pets 2019 deals with our pet rabbits. As with our other pets it is important that you can recognise the signs if your rabbit is not behaving ‘normally’.  Let’s once again adopt the ‘Nose to Tail’ approach as I explain the warning signs to look out for and the effect… Read more »

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Healthy Cats in 2019

Continuing with our healthy pets 2019 series, this week is all about Cats.  I will tell you what to look out for to check that your feline friend is staying fit and well. Remember, the approach to checking your cat is a logical one. It starts at the nose and works backwards to the tail.… Read more »

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