Prospect Ferret Rescue

If there is one pet that divides opinion amongst our clients it is probably the ferret. A bit like Marmite ,  they either love or hate them. However, they are a much underrated   companion animal that provide hours of amusement for their owners and are relatively easy...

Dog Ownership

A shocking study was published recently showing the enormous problems faced by the rehoming charities in dealing with the volume of dogs that are put up for adoption. As an owner of 3 Labradors, I can vouch for how much love and pleasure a dog can bring. But alongside...

Antibiotic resistance

Antibiotic resistance is a growing concern among the Human and Veterinary Medical Professions. Since the first discovery of penicillin by Alexander Fleming in my home town of Edinburgh in 1928, there has been an arms race between scientists and bacteria and there are...

Heatstroke

With the Summer in full swing and the typical Yorkshire weather providing us with a mixture of hot days and dull rainy ones, it is important to remember the dangers of leaving your pet alone in a car, caravan or glass conservatory. When it is 22 degrees C outside, the...

Le Grand Depart…..

As Cycling mania descends on Yorkshire and Huddersfield in particular, the whole region seems to have gone into overdrive to prepare for Le Grand Depart. Flower planters have appeared on the ring road, yellow sprayed bikes festoon pubs and front gardens along the...