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It has been a year of restrictions, new rules and social isolation.  During the initial lockdown earlier in the year, there were a record number of pets bought and sold.  Sadly, there has also been a record number of pets that have been abandoned or put up for rehoming because owners found they no longer had the time or were unable to care for their pet when they went back to work. 

With this in mind and with Christmas looming,  we wanted to raise awareness of the importance of making a measured and informed choice to introduce a pet to your family.  Christmas is another time where pets are bought either as an addition to a family or as a gift for someone else.  We would always recommend not choosing a pet as a surprise gift but in any case, doing your research is vitally important. 

To help educate and inform we’ve provided information on how to Choose a Healthy Pet, The Cost of Veterinary Care and the Importance of Insurance.  There’s also information on the life-time costs involved in owing either a Cat, a Dog or a Rabbit, all designed to help you to make an informed choice about owning a pet. 

If you want advice or have any questions, contact the team on 01772 639800 OR 01253 766352 and the team will be happy to help.