Fleas

There is only just the faintest whiff of Spring in the air and yet it seems that, already, fleas have become more active and are breeding in numbers in many locations around Kirklees and Halifax. Fleas are present throughout the year, on pets and in the environment....

Introducing The New Puppy

Introducing a new puppy at home is an exciting time for all the family. Puppies are time consuming when they are young. It is important to set out the ground rules and establish the routine you wish to maintain throughout your dog’s life and that takes time and...

Fleas!!

Although fleas are hardly a new topic for this column, the huge numbers of both cats and dogs I have seen in the last couple of weeks with heavy flea burdens convinced me that it is a topic worth repeating. Fleas can be a problem all year round and I certainly see...

Flea treatments: an appropriate choice?

  Animal owners must take care when choosing a flea treatment, to avoid harming their pets this summer. The arrival of warm weather prompts many people up and down the country to purchase preventative products at this time of year. Many of these are safe and...

Has Summer Arrived??

The weather has warmed up, the surgery air conditioning is working overtime, and so are the Vets and Nurses at the Donaldson’s surgeries as the summer’s seasonal conditions burst into life.   With the past winter having been mild, throughout the spring, we have...