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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Read STAR Vets’ tips and help your dog get over a stressful summer

August 21st, 2021

If your dog’s been ‘living it up’ this season, our end of summer tips for dogs will give your best friend a well needed boost.

Help, my cat is having kittens! Read our pregnancy advice

August 14th, 2021

What should you do if you think your cat could be pregnant? STAR Vets’ head nurse has some helpful advice.

How long dogs are pregnant and tell-tale symptoms

August 7th, 2021

Our head vet Caroline Ward, has answered some frequently asked questions about dog pregnancy in our article.

Home alone? What to do with your cat when you go on holiday

July 21st, 2021

If you’re worried about leaving your cat at home when you go on holiday, you’re not alone. Read our advice.

Causes of car travel sickness in dogs and remedies

July 14th, 2021

Read about what causes car travel sickness in dogs and try our 10 steps to improve their symptoms.

How to find the right cat sitter in Derbyshire

July 7th, 2021

Read how to find the right cat sitter and use our checklist to ensure your cat has everything they need when you’re away.

3 important summer disease checks for cats in Derbyshire

June 21st, 2021

Read Caroline’s advice about the three cat disease checks you should be doing this summer and why.

Flystrike and other summer risks for rabbits & guinea pigs

June 14th, 2021

Learn the signs of common summer diseases and conditions such as flystrike, that you should check your rabbit or guinea pig for.

Beware of five common summer dog diseases

June 7th, 2021

Common dog diseases can be hard to avoid during summer when more dogs are around. Learn how to spot & prevent them in our article.

COVID cat concerns: separation anxiety & obesity

May 21st, 2021

Find out why cat separation anxiety & obesity could be an issue in your household after the COVID lockdown, and what to do about them.

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