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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Help! My new small furry pet has a pregnancy bump

February 21st, 2024

Caroline recommends whether you adopted a guinea pig, a hamster, or another small furry pet, it’s vital you understand their pregnancy needs.

Why cat neutering is about more than unplanned kittens

February 14th, 2024

One of the most responsible choices cat owners in Derbyshire can make is to opt for cat neutering – learn why in our article.

Avoid puppy season ‘accidents’ with STAR Vets’ dog neutering advice

February 7th, 2024

Puppy season is coming up, so we’re educating owners on the benefits of dog neutering and avoiding unplanned ‘accidents’ – learn more here.

Winter paw care: protect dogs in from road salt

January 21st, 2024

Caroline has important advice for dog owners on the need to be proactive in protecting their dog’s paws on winter walks.

Antifreeze pet poisoning risks in Derbyshire

January 14th, 2024

Being sugary sweet means that cats and dogs often find antifreeze tempting to taste. However, this substance is TOXIC – learn more here.

Learn how to exercise your small furry pets with STAR Vets

January 7th, 2024

There are various ways to increase your small furry pets’ exercise levels both inside and outside of their enclosure. Learn more here.

Valuable advice for cat adoption in 2024 from STAR Vets

December 21st, 2023

Adopting a cat from a rescue centre can be a wholesome way to introduce a new feline friend to your family. Read our essential questions to ask.

Vet Caroline shares advice on helping your dog deal with moving house

December 14th, 2023

A house move is a big change for the whole family to process. Caroline and the team have advice on helping your dog cope.

Wannabe owners of small furry pets in Derbyshire need this advice

December 7th, 2023

Are you considering adding a new small furry pet to your family in 2024? Read our advice on which type could be right for you.

Celebrate your rabbit with this advice from STAR Vets

November 21st, 2023

Take time this Christmas to celebrate the bond you have with your bunny and what your relationship has achieved. Read more …

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