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Everything we do is for the cat and dog. Our research centre and extensive network of pet health professionals means we understand cats and dogs, and we want you and your pets to benefit from our knowledge. Read these articles to find out more.


Caring for Your Dog in Summer

Whether you and your dog have shared many sunny, summer days together, or this is your first summer with your new family addition, it’s important to know how to help your dog keep cool when the temperature heats up. Water It’s always essential for your dog to have access to fresh, clean water – but…
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Advice for Puppy’s First Vet Visit

Your puppy’s first trip to the vet is an important event – not only for your puppy, but for you as well. The first vet visit gives you the chance to ask questions about things you may be unsure of in relation to supporting your puppy’s health and wellbeing as it grows. Find a practice…
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Advice for Your Puppy’s First Walk 

Your puppy needs regular exercise to stay fit, healthy and active – once your puppy has had all of its vaccinations, you can take it out for its very first walk. These useful tips will help you prepare for this important and exciting milestone! Walk Length Because your puppy is still young, its natural defences…
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Advice for your Puppy’s First Night

Your puppy’s first night is an important learning experience for both of you; your puppy is still getting used to you and their new home, just as you’re getting used to the presence of a new family member. On your puppy’s first night, it’s important to make them feel calm and safe because they’re likely…
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Advice on Feeding your New Puppy

When you bring your new puppy home, we know you’ll want them to settle in and feel at home as soon as possible. To help you get your puppy off to the best start in their new home, we’d like to share some tips on feeding that will help your puppy know exactly what to…
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Bringing Your New Puppy Home

On the day of collecting your puppy, your new family member will be just a car ride away and excitement levels will be high. But before jumping in the car at the earliest possible opportunity, make sure that you’re prepped and ready to approach this exciting occasion in the right way. Remember, the first few…
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Your Kitten’s Development

Our ROYAL CANIN® Cat Timeline chronicles the amazing development and life of a cat – from birth as a kitten to a fully-fledged adult and beyond. Each growth stage is outlined with a commentary that describes important life events and how a kitten’s nutritional needs change with different levels of maturity. Follow our timeline now…
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How to Find the Right Breeder

The way in which puppies are bred has a direct impact on the rest of their lives. Irresponsible breeding can cause any number of health and behavioural issues. Whether you’re a first time dog-buyer or not, finding a reputable breeder is absolutely essential. Even with newly introduced government plans to crack down on backstreet puppy…
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Are You a Cat Person or a Dog Person – Quiz

Whether you're thinking about adding a pet to the family for the first time, or adding another dog are dog to your life, then why not take our quiz to find out if we think you're a cat person or a dog person? You may think you already know, but why not see if our…
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Pet Dental Health Month 2018

As February is Pet Dental Health Month, we’ve been looking at why pets’ teeth need regular care, just as ours do. Take a look at our infographic to discover a few simple yet essential facts!
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Dry, Wet or Mixed Food? The Benefits for Your Cat

When it comes to feeding your cat, you may be wondering whether wet or dry cat food – or a combination of the two – is the best choice for their mealtimes. If you’re currently weighing up the benefits of both, in this article we’ll explain why it’s not a case of wet vs dry…
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Growth Stages: What Puppies Learn

Many of us have a good idea on how puppies grow from a new-born pup to a fully-fledged adult, but it’s rarer to know what each puppy learns and is able to do at each growth stage. That’s why we wanted to go into more detail about what each growth stage provides in terms of…
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