How can a Pet Health Plan benefit my pet?


There are two types of veterinary care that we at Lime Trees - like any other practice, for that matter - offer. The first is what everyone thinks of - treating sick, injured or ill animals. And this is really important, and really satisfying to us, as well as being incredibly important for you! We [...]

How can a Pet Health Plan benefit my pet?2019-10-17T10:27:14+00:00

Introduction To Heart Disease In Dogs & Cats


As we’ve just had Valentine’s Day, we thought we would give you a little introduction to heart disease in dogs and cats, and specifically to the more difficult to diagnose rhythm conditions. These occur when the electrical signals in the heart get confused and can be a result of more common heart conditions, other diseases, [...]

Introduction To Heart Disease In Dogs & Cats2019-03-06T09:47:48+00:00

Preparing your pet for fireworks


Every year fireworks are set off, giving many animals anxiety and often – sadly – causing them to run away. Most animals have a very good sense of hearing meaning these fireworks seem louder to them than they do to us. Fortunately, there are plenty of things you can do to help your pet cope. [...]

Preparing your pet for fireworks2018-10-10T12:28:25+00:00

Home Alone?


With many of us working longer and longer hours, our pets are, sadly, having to be left on their own, often for prolonged periods during a day. Most cats are fine with this, being generally self-contained and self-sufficient animals, but dogs find it more of a trial. While most dogs will adapt (even if they [...]

Home Alone?2018-10-04T10:29:40+00:00

Prevention’s better than Cure…


It’s an old adage, but it’s one that we really believe in! Preventative healthcare is the key to maintaining good health in our pets as much as ourselves. In this blog, we’re going to look at preventative healthcare for dogs and cats, and explore how you can do the best for your four-legged friend on [...]

Prevention’s better than Cure…2018-09-06T09:28:08+00:00

What is atopy?


Its full name is Atopic Dermatitis. For the purposes of this discussion we will focus on this disease in dogs, known as Canine Atopic Dermatitis. Atopy is a lifelong condition, and there is no cure. It can be distressing to pets and owners, frustrating to treat, and expensive. But good management and understanding can reduce [...]

What is atopy?2018-04-10T15:43:38+00:00

How do I keep my pet’s smile?


Dental disease is one of the most common health problem in pets, reportedly affecting over 80% of adult dogs and, according to some studies, 70% of adult cats. Yet it is also one of the most underdiagnosed, with many owners not knowing why it’s a problem, or what to do about it! In this blog, [...]

How do I keep my pet’s smile?2020-10-19T09:25:03+00:00

Do different breeds of dog have different personalities?


All dogs are unique. Every dog is a sentient individual who may be very atypical for the breed, or may be a textbook example. So yes, dogs DO have different personalities which you can’t predict until you spend time becoming their friend. That said, the breed DOES influence that personality. Dogs are such a diverse [...]

Do different breeds of dog have different personalities?2020-02-19T13:01:37+00:00
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