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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Top advice for East Renfrewshire cat owners on choosing a cattery for your 2024 holiday

December 7th, 2023

We know leaving your cat can be daunting, but this article will help you find them the best cattery ahead of your 2024 holiday plans.

Small furries – should you buy new or spruce up their home for Christmas?

November 21st, 2023

Read our top tips on what to consider when recycling or buying new – your pet’s perfect Christmas present!

Cat owners: 7 dangers to be aware of this Christmas

November 14th, 2023

Rouken Glen Vets’ guide to your cat’s Christmas safety – all in one article! Read more.

Canine Christmas dangers advice from Vet Richard Black

November 7th, 2023

Follow our guidance for how to keep your dog safe this Christmas against some seemingly harmless food and household items. Includes downloadable guide.

Heart problems in rabbits – can they be avoided?

October 21st, 2023

Rabbit owners – read the latest advice from Rouken Glen Vets about common heart conditions and keeping your bunny’s heart healthy.

Vets in Giffnock explain heart disease risks in dogs

October 14th, 2023

Is heart disease common in dogs? What causes heart disease? Which dogs are at higher risk? Read our latest article to find out.

Richard shares common factors that contribute to feline heart disease

October 7th, 2023

Feline heart disease can affect any cat however, some are more likely to develop the condition – find out why.

Karen’s top tips for litter training your kitten

September 21st, 2023

When it comes to litter tray basics, you need these tips! Get your kitten house trained with our latest guide.

Is a new baby bunny on the way? Here’s everything you’ll need!

September 14th, 2023

Vet nurses at our Giffnock practice give advice on what to prepare ready for the arrival of your new fluffy baby bunny.

Rouken Glen Vets’ 4 steps to successfully toilet training your puppy

September 7th, 2023

Our puppy-loving nursing team have put together the best advice on how to successfully toilet train your puppy.

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