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Pet of the week

Pet of the week Isis

Introducing Isis our pet of the week

This cute Maine Coon takes top slot as pet of the week – so where did the breed get its name?

Latest news

On a mission - the team from TV's Young Vets

Meet TV's Young Vets

BBC show creates new vet stars from 'class of 2014' RVC students

Charity news

BA at Battersea for new Paws and Relax channel

BA launches new in-flight pet channel at Battersea

Airline says 'Paws & Relax' channel aims to soothe passengers

Pet health news

pet rabbit

Warm weather fly strike warning

As the hot spell continues vets are seeing an increasing number of rabbits with the condition


Dog and cat lying down together

Cat owners warned over permethrin-poisoning risk

Advice comes as Bob Martin withdraws on-animal flea treatment from stores

Celebrity blog

Tv zoo vet Matt Brash

Managing parvovirus – a vet’s view

TV zoo vet Matt Brash recalls the tragic spread of the disease when it first struck 40 years ago


Record breaker Simons Cat Crowdfunded film

Simon’s Cat breaks record with UK funded film

Creator of most successful crowd-funded UK Film reveals it will have an 'off to the vet' theme

Rabbit health

Top five tips for rabbit health

Top five tips for rabbit health

Help from the experts to improve your pet rabbit’s health and well being

Your stories

Reunited - Sophie that cat with owners Emma and Craig Hirst

‘We always believed Sophie was still alive’

Cat reunited with her owners after vanishing for five years

Wildlife Vets International

Steve Leonard and Wilfdlife Vets International

Wildlife Vets charity in new TV series

WVI patron Steve Leonard cohosts Operation Wild in India with Clare Balding on BBC One

Health checks

A husky puppy visiting the vet

Visiting the vet for the first time?

Find out about what to expect when you take your pet to the vet for the first time

Vet news

Dr Stijn Niessen with Wilf and owner Teresa Grant

Treatment of diabetic cats ‘revolutionised’

How Royal Veterinary College is pioneering work in feline diabetic treatment

Your stories

Sharon and Ellie reunited - picture BNPS

Reunited with stolen Staffie Ellie after five years

The pet who travelled 500 miles in five years to come home

Pet healthcare

Tick bites a person

Fleas and ticks - a health risk to your pet and you?

Fleas and ticks are a health risk to pets and humans carrying diseases that may be serious