It is that time of year again; a lot of our furry friends become very distressed with fireworks. We as humans understand that the loud bangs are for celebrating and won’t do us harm, but these noises can be terrifying for our animals. Recent studies have shown up to 40% of dogs are scared […]
Sometimes it’s hard to believe that even in Scotland dogs die from heatstroke but believe me – THEY DO! Dogs can’t tolerate high temperatures as well as humans because they only have sweat glands in their feet and around their nose so they are less able to cool themselves down. As a result, dogs […]
From April 2016, all dogs in Scotland will be required by law to be microchipped in an effort to encourage responsible dog ownership. Aside from being a legal requirement, microchipping is a wonderful way to ensure that if your pet is ever lost they can be easily reunited with you. According to The Kennel Club, […]
Did you know? Lillies, a popular plant especially around Spring time, are very toxic to our feline friends! All of the following below are lilies. Please check your home carefully to be sure that none of these are available for your cat to eat- they are a potentially fatal snack!
Spring is here, and with it comes holidays and quality time spent with family over home-cooked meals. At Ashley Vets we want this time to be stress-free and healthy for everyone, including your pets. Unfortunately, some of our favourite meals, desserts and even plants can be toxic to our furry friends. A good rule of […]
With summer round the corner it’s time to get serious about your flea prevention. There is always an increase in the flea population with the warmer weather in summer and prevention is definitely better than cure when it comes to these little parasites. Give us a call on 0141 959 6100 to discuss the best […]