Office Dogs

Paws for thought: Why allowing dogs in the office is a good idea. Having a ruff day? This year, Vet in the City reached out to employers and employees in technology, design, legal and co-working offices throughout London, looking at the impact of dogs in the...

Doggy Daycare Legislation

New Doggy Daycare & Home Boarding Legislation. What it means for you and your dog. it’s hard to believe, but until recently, doggy daycares were not subject to any regulation in the UK. A new law, called the Animal Activities Licensing (AAL) came into effect...

Fat Dog Trim

Research has shown that almost 50% of dogs in the UK are overweight and many are obese. Overweight or Obese? If you don’t have an up-to-date weight for your dog, drop into your local vet practice. Most have a weighing scales in their reception and are more than happy...

Pet Passports

Dogs are a part of our family, so of course we want to take them with us on holiday! For a long time, taking your dog overseas for a holiday was unthinkable, as strict quarantine regulations applied. But since these regulations were relaxed, thousands of dogs (cats...

Understanding dog food labels

Have you ever turned a bag of dog food around and looked at the label? If so, you may have felt you needed a degree in nutrition to decipher the ingredients! The terms are vague and confusing. While the ingredients in human meals and farm animal feeds legally need to...