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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.


Advice for your Puppy’s First Night

Sign up to our newsletter 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…
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Advice on Feeding your New Puppy

Sign up to our newsletter 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…
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Bringing Your New Puppy Home

Sign up to our newsletter 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…
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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

Sign up to our newsletter 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. In 2017 a reform of breeding legislation…
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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 or cat 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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Puppy Sleeping Tips

Sign up to our newsletter Getting a good night’s sleep is beneficial for all dogs, but it’s particularly important to the overall health and growth of young puppies. However, making sure that excitable, curious pups get enough undisturbed sleep can be difficult, especially if there’s more than one puppy in the vicinity! That’s why we’ve…
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Feline Lower Urinary Tract Disease (FLUTD)

FLUTD or Feline Lower Urinary Tract Disease is a syndrome that encompasses several conditions affecting the urinary system in cats and may affect any part of their bladder or urethra – the urethra is the tube that removes the urine from the bladder. FLUTD can be very uncomfortable. If your cat has Feline Lower Urinary…
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Our Top 9 Cat Brushing Facts

This month, we’ve been looking at ways to keep your cats skin in optimum health, as well the best types of food for maintaining skin health. Keeping your cat’s skin in good condition is essential for your cat’s overall health, which is why we present you with our quick top nine brushing facts to help…
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Cat Illness and Insurance

Although we may make every effort to keep our cats safe, accident, illness and injury are still a possibility. Part of being a cat owner is committing to the costs of caring for them. The routine costs are easy to budget for, but how do you prepare for the veterinary treatment they will need when…
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