Free pet-care news & advice

As part of our holistic approach to the care of your pet, Richard Black and the team like to provide regular, preventative, timely and up-to-date pet care advice and practice news for all pet owners in Southside Glasgow. We update these pages at least monthly so it’s always worth checking back to get our latest stories and advice.

In the stories below you’ll find seasonal tips & information on how to keep your pet healthy. If you’d like us to email you whenever we update the news then simply…

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Is my rabbit overweight? Try this simple test

May 21st, 2024

Richard suggests trying this at home to see if your rabbit is carrying too much excess body fat.

Five tried and tested ways to give a cat a tablet

May 14th, 2024

Here are five ways to give your cat a tablet, tried and tested by our Giffnock veterinary nurses.

Vet nurses in Giffnock have the best dog grooming tips for you

May 7th, 2024

Is there more to dog grooming than just getting rid of tangles and dead hair? Find out what our veterinary nurses advise in our article.

Worm Watch: 8 Signs to look for in your dog

April 21st, 2024

Vet Richard Black talks about worms in dogs and how to spot them at home. Plus, download our bonus flea spotting guide.

Vets in Giffnock share the health risks of parasites in small pets

April 14th, 2024

Are pet rodents like mice, rats, and hamsters susceptible to internal parasites like tapeworms and pinworms? Find out in our article.

Rouken Glen Vets explore why regular worming is important for cats

April 7th, 2024

Intestinal worms can pose a real health risk to our feline friends, and humans too when it’s tapeworms in cats. Learn more here.

Rouken Glen Vets on spring gardening safety for dog owners

March 21st, 2024

Learn which plants are toxic to dogs as well as pet-friendly plants, ready for your first spring gardening session this month.

Get Rouken Glen Vets’ guide to edible gardens for small furries

March 14th, 2024

Learn the benefits of creating an edible garden for your pet, as well as tips on which foods to plant and what you’ll need to get started.

Spring cleaning safety tips including which products are toxic for cats

March 7th, 2024

How to ensure your curious cat stays happy and healthy with spring cleaning tips from the team at Rouken Glen Vets.

Good foods for dental health: advice for rabbit owners in East Renfrewshire

February 21st, 2024

Learn which foods, and things you can probably find in your garden, will really help to maintain your rabbit’s dental health.

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