Pets Corner: life in lockdown

Pets Corner: life in lockdown

Leonie St Clair writes Pets Corner for SE Magazines.  Read her latest article here: As I write this it is difficult to know for how much longer lockdown is to continue. A phased return to the workplace in June could still leave significant numbers facing isolation,...
Pets Corner: Scaredy Cats

Pets Corner: Scaredy Cats

Separation anxiety is a well- known behaviour issue in the dog world and most dog owners will have heard of it or know someone who’s pet has a problem with being alone. However, it is much less recognised that cats may also suffer forms of distress when they are left...
Pets Corner: Why use a houseline?

Pets Corner: Why use a houseline?

  Those of you with autumn pups will now be heading towards dog adolescence and all the challenges that brings. Young dogs often go off the rails at this time and the ‘perfect puppy’ can suddenly morph into ‘Dennis the Menace’. Puppy play biting can try our...
Pets Corner: Avoid pet disasters at Christmas

Pets Corner: Avoid pet disasters at Christmas

  Avoid pet disasters at Christmas When the Christmas season is upon us the demands on our time and energy are invariably overwhelming. Alas, we don’t have eyes in the back of our heads or multiple hands. Unfortunately for us, that cute puppy or kitten purchased...
Pets Corner: Preparing your pet for fireworks season

Pets Corner: Preparing your pet for fireworks season

Every year pet owners of dogs, cats and other small animals will be forced to seek help because their animal has been traumatised by exposure to firework noise. Use of the word trauma may seem excessive but in my work I see animals that suffer debilitating noise...