Pet care news & advice


Read on for a host of preventative pet care news and advice that’s free & updated monthly. In the stories below you’ll find seasonal tips & information on how to keep your pet healthy. If you’d like us to email you whenever we update the news then simply…

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Treat Your Dog to a DIY Spa Day at Home

July 14th, 2024

From luxurious baths to soothing massages, your dog will love the extra TLC. Get STAR Vets’ spa day ideas here!

Caroline’s Post-Holiday Ideas for Happy Pets

July 7th, 2024

Welcome back from your summer adventures! Here are 7 creative ways to reconnect with your pet after your recent getaway.

Bunny BFFs: Compatibility Factors for Happy Rabbit Pairings

June 21st, 2024

Read our rabbit-loving team’s advice on how to pick the best pal for your pet in Derbyshire.

Appleby Magna Vet Nurses Share Ideas for the Perfect Pet Name

June 14th, 2024

When you look at your new cat, dog, or another type of pet, what name suits them? Check out these creative tips for naming your new best friend.

What to Consider When Choosing a New Pet

June 7th, 2024

In STAR Vets’ guide we explore what to look for in a new pet to ensure a long, happy and harmonious relationship.

Our favourite UK dog-friendly holiday destinations for 2024

May 21st, 2024

STAR Vets’ team have pulled together some fantastic destination ideas that your whole family can enjoy.

7 things your cat really wants from their holiday pet sitter

May 14th, 2024

We surveyed a number of cats in Appleby Magna to find out what they really want from a pet sitter.

The ultimate pre-holiday check list for small furry pets

May 7th, 2024

STAR Vets have got your upcoming holiday covered with a pet check list that’ll leave your small animals in safe paws.

Understanding the dangers of ticks on dogs

April 21st, 2024

Vet Caroline Ward, answers some commonly asked questions about ticks and the danger they pose to dogs and humans.

Flystrike Alert: Protecting rabbits & guinea pigs in Derbyshire

April 14th, 2024

Read our invaluable information on how to prevent flystrike and how to spot the signs in rabbits and guinea pigs.

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