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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Why myxomatosis isn’t just a wild rabbit problem in East Renfrewshire

August 7th, 2022

Prevent your rabbit from getting Myxomatosis and other fatal diseases like RVHD by following our vet’s essential advice.

Ensuring a cool and carefree summer for East Renfrewshire cats

July 21st, 2022

Read top tips from our vet nurses for avoiding summer dangers such as cat diseases, accidents, and heatstroke.

Richard has vital hot weather advice for owners of small furry pets

July 14th, 2022

Read our lifesaving advice that can help your rabbits, guinea pigs, and hamsters stay cool in hot weather.

Rouken Glen Vets shares 7 summer dangers dogs should avoid

July 7th, 2022

Heatstroke in dogs, burns, lungworm, poisons, accidents, bloat, and stings – read our summer safety guide.

Shop or adopt? Advice on getting a new puppy or rescue dog

June 21st, 2022

There is much to consider before bringing a new puppy or rescue dog home. Get Richard’s advice here.

Why choose rabbits, hamsters, or other small furry pets for your child

June 14th, 2022

Common pets for kids include Guinea pigs, Hamsters, Gerbils, Mice & Rats. Get Rouken Glen Vets’ small pet stats.

Vets in Giffnock have this kitten care advice

June 7th, 2022

There is much to consider when it comes to getting a new kitten. Follow Richard’s advice to give them the best start.

Giffnock Vets share how to keep rabbits cool during summer

May 21st, 2022

The team at Rouken Glen Vets are here to help you learn how to prepare your small furry pets for summer.

Rouken Glen Vets’ nurses give vital pre-summer dog advice

May 14th, 2022

Now the sun has joined us, it is time to think about what your dog needs to be prepared for summer – get our advice here.

7 ways to prep your cat for summer

May 7th, 2022

Our Giffnock Vet Nurses are here to tell you about the checks you should make now to prepare your cat for summer.

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