Separation anxiety in dogs: signs and methods for owners

Eight out of ten dogs, according to research, have trouble adjusting to being alone. Yet, half won’t exhibit any overt symptoms, making it easy for owners to overlook. Behavioural issues due to separation anxiety in dogs In certain dogs, behaviours related to separation are a result of boredom caused by insufficient physical and mental stimulation.

Common allergies in dogs

From skin irritations to digestive issues, understanding and addressing common allergies in dogs is essential for ensuring their wellbeing. In this blog, we delve into the world of canine allergies, exploring their types, symptoms and effective management strategies. Food Allergies in Dogs Food allergies can manifest through various symptoms, including gastrointestinal issues or skin problems. Common food

The top 12 most poisonous plants for pets

The sun is out, everything is in flower, and everyone has come out of hibernation: gardening season has begun! While this is a lovely time of year to spend with your pet, there are potentially poisonous plants in your garden that will affect cats and dogs. At Calder Vets in West Yorkshire, we can assist

Easter opening hours

CHANGES TO OUR SERVICES DURING EASTER WEEKEND Easter is almost here, and we’d like to remind you that our opening hours over the Bank Holiday weekend may differ from our usual availability. Please refer to the list below to ensure you’re aware of our opening hours during the Easter weekend. Should you have an emergency,

The Perils of Easter for Dogs: Chocolate Poisoning

The risks of Easter for dogs: Chocolate poisoning Easter is an indulgent time of the year, and whilst chocolate is a fond treat for us, it can have serious outcomes for dogs if they eat it. As a devoted pet owner, we know how important it is for you to be informed about potential dangers

Keeping your pet safe and healthy whilst you’re Spring cleaning

Inquisitive dogs and curious cats might enjoy investigating around the house, but the last thing you want them to do is harm themselves on household items. As we step into Spring and many of us start deep cleaning, you should familiarise yourself with some of the many cleaning products that can be hazardous to your

Celebrating World Book Day 2024 with Calder Vets

Happy World Book Day to our wonderful clients at Calder Vets. Join us as we celebrate our favourite fictional pets. In this article we also explore how we can all take the lessons that we learn from our beloved fictional pets into our everyday lives. Whether you are a fan of the classics such as

Importance of Pet Insurance

The importance of pet insurance We believe that pet insurance is an important part of responsible pet ownership in West Yorkshire. Owning a pet is hugely rewarding, but it can also be expensive if they are to suffer an illness or injury. Having a good pet insurance policy allows you to concentrate on what’s best

New Year Resolutions For Pet Owners

Welcoming the New Year with resolutions for both you and your pets As we step into a brand-new year, many of us will set new year resolutions to make positive changes in our lives. Why should this be any different for our family pets? Making resolutions for yourself and your pets can create healthy and