Last week, we received the first batch of our Felcana Kit from China! This means we are one step closer to getting our amazing product in your hands! We are currently carrying out coordinated testing to make sure the Kit is perfect. In the meantime, check out some photos from our China trip visiting our manufacturers and suppliers.
In Part One of our dogs diabetes mini-series, we talked about what canine diabetes is and its two different types. In this Part Two of the mini-series, we will cover treatment and management of dogs diabetes as well as what you can do to prevent it. As part of the treatment for dogs diabetes, we will also talk about insulin for dogs.
Felcana will be participating at the Ideal Home Show at Christmas this year, the biggest and best Christmas home show in the UK! To kickstart the festive celebrations, Felcana is giving away a pair of free tickets to Ideal Home Show on our Facebook page. We are also giving you a special discount code as long as you participate! Our last sweepstakes of the series is next week, so stay tuned!
This year, Felcana will be showcasing at the annual Ideal Home Show, the biggest and best Christmas home show in the UK! To celebrate the most loved holiday of the year - Christmas! - Felcana have decided to give away three pairs of free tickets to Ideal Home Show over the next two weeks. This marks the first of the series, so make sure you stay tuned to our Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, or our blog!
Adopting a dog or a puppy is a big commitment - in terms of the time, money, and effort you need to put in. It's not a decision that should be made hastily. If you have finally decided to adopt a dog from the shelter, Felcana has put together a checklist for you on the big day! In the same post, we have also write down a list of tips before and after your new family member arrives home.
How do you know if your dog is eating a healthy, balanced dog diet? And what food is better for them - dry, canned, or semi-moist?
It can be a bit of a maze working out how to feed your dog nutritious and healthy meals. So, we thought we'd make things simple and break down the different types of food available, and what nutrients your dog needs to be at his fittest and healthiest!
Having some doubts about creating a balanced cat diet for your furry friend? Felcana’s brand new series of top cat care tips are here to help!
Keeping your cat healthy with a balanced diet isn't as difficult as you might think. We've asked out specialist cat vets for their top 11 tips to help you keep your cat fit and healthy with the right food.
Most of us are aware of diabetes and the risks it poses to our own health. But did you know that you can also find diabetes in dogs?
In this mini-series, the Felcana veterinary team will be covering all the main questions you might have about dogs and diabetes, from how to detect the signs and symptoms of diabetes in dogs, to prevention, treatment and disease management.
August is National Immunisation Awareness Month!
We at Felcana always want you and your pets to be healthy, happy, and connected. As responsible pet owners, we need to make sure that we keep on top of our pet’s vaccinations every year. Your vet can go through it with you in more detail, but here are some of the vaccines you’ll likely receive on your visit.
You brush your teeth every day, but do you brush your pet’s teeth every day? Just like with in humans, dental care plays a vital role in the overall health of your pets. By taking a few minutes a day to spend on your pet’s oral hygiene, you can help fight off dental diseases and keep your pet’s teeth shiny and healthy!
More and more often, cats that present to the vets are overweight or obese. It’s estimated that between 40-55% of cats in the UK fall into the overweight or obese weight category. Chubby cats may look cute, but excess weight and body fat is dangerous and can predispose cats to disease like arthritis, urinary tract disease, and diabetes. Thankfully, being aware that this is a risk makes it easier for cat owners to assess their own cats and keep them fit and healthy.
It seems no matter where you go or who you talk to, everyone has puppy fever nowadays. From group play dates in the park to puppy Instagram accounts, you can’t get away from the little paws and wagging tails. With all the cuteness around, maybe you’ve thought about getting a puppy of your own. But how do you know you’re ready?
We all know that one of the most exciting parts of the 4th of July celebrations are the huge, beautiful fireworks displays all over the USA. However, fireworks aren’t very popular with pets.
In fact, research by the RSPCA has shown that 45% of dogs in the UK exhibit symptoms of fear when they hear fireworks. Felcana's vets have put together our top tips to keep your pets calm and safe during fireworks.
We're in the middle of a heatwave!And whilst the weather might seem glorious to you, for our fur covered friends it can get uncomfortable. In fact, high heats can even be very dangerous for them.
It's important to understand that cats and dogs can't regulate their temperatures in the same ways we can, and what you can do to keep your pet healthy and comfortable during the hot summer months.
Summer is just around the corner (or behind a stormy cloud!) and as the weather get's warmer we all want to spend more time in the Great Outdoors. And what better way to reconnect with nature and your pet's than hiking!
For those of you who aren't seasoned explorers, here are our top 5 tips for hiking with your pet this summer:
'All that scratching is driving us crazy – can you give us something to stop it?' Unfortunately it's often not that straightforward. Itchy skin, scaly skin, patchy hair loss and thinning hair are just a few of the symptoms of skin disease. While some skin cases are simple to fix, others can be quite a challenge: the trouble with skin disease is that there are many possible causes, which can make investigation difficult, time consuming and costly!