Many animal owners and guardians dread the onset of firework season whether it’s Bonfire Night, New Year’s Eve or random celebrations. There are many things you can do to help prepare your dog – or any other animal – and enable them to cope with these potentially traumatic situations. We asked canine behaviourist Julie Moss to tell us more. This article largely relates to dogs, but a lot of information is applicable to any animal that is distressed by fireworks.
It’s nearly Christmas and winter has arrived with a vengeance after a very long, mild and pretty wet season. Many of us are experiencing minus temperatures, snow, ice and cold winds. So, we thought we’d pull together some information and share some of our Supporters Top Tips for winter!!
We asked canine behaviourist, veterinary physiotherapist and TTouch Practitioner Julie Moss to outline the key role the canine nervous system plays in how dogs behave and how important its role is in rehabilitation.
As our horses and ponies reach their senior years their lifestyle requirements will start to change. This will include adjusting their feed, adapting exercise routines and, should they have health issues, making major changes to maintain their health.
Whilst the first choice for pain management is often medication, there are many non-pharmaceutical ways to manage pain. It is important to use a multimodal approach to get the best overall pain management for each individual animal patient, with the least amount of drug induced side effects. One of the most versatile, effective and all-encompassing non-pharmaceutical methods of managing pain is the use of hydrotherapy.