Showing blog posts from: 2022

  • Christmas thoughts

    Posted on December 15th, 2022

    With the recent generous helping of snow, there’s no mistaking it’s nearly Christmas! Here are our Christmas thoughts to get you through the festive season… Most of us are lucky enough to associate the festive season with feelings of joy and happiness; the scent of orange and clove candles, decorating the Christmas tree whilst sipping… Read More

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  • How to tackle fleas and worms, even in winter!

    Posted on November 10th, 2022

    As the weather starts to change and there’s a nip in the air, there’s just one question on everyone’s lips… ‘Is it too early to turn on the heating?’ Well, as soon as we do, it’s celebration time for fleas! Read on for how to tackle fleas and worms, even in winter. Fleas Fleas feed… Read More

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  • What to do when the time comes to say goodbye

    Posted on October 11th, 2022

    Losing such an important family member is never going to be easy and can leave us with a profound feeling of loss, sadness and heartbreak. Preparing for the end of a pet’s life may seem like a strange or even morbid thing to do, but knowing what to do when the time comes to say… Read More

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  • We are hiring – Office Manager / Vet Support Supervisor

    Posted on September 21st, 2022

    Office Manager / Vet Support Supervisor Vetspeed Ltd, established in 1979, specialises in the provision of waste management services to the veterinary, animal health and welfare services. Due to company expansion within the veterinary division, we are looking for an Office Manager to supervise our Vet Support team and to organise and coordinate administration duties… Read More

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  • Lyme disease and the importance of parasite control

    Posted on September 13th, 2022

    Just when you thought it was safe to go out… The weather has finally cooled down and you’re thinking to yourself, great I can stop worrying so much about protecting my pet when we go out – no more sun cream on noses, no more early morning walks before the pavements become too hot for… Read More

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  • Memories shouldn’t cost the earth

    Posted on September 12th, 2022

    At CPC, we want all pet owners to have access to a lasting memory of their pet, especially during these tough financial times. So, in recognition, we have reduced our pricing and our Treasured Paws kits are now available from as little as £15 each, as memories shouldn’t cost the earth. Treasured Paws are a… Read More

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  • Keeping your pets safe in summer

    Posted on August 3rd, 2022

    With temperatures breaking all records this July, we can expect extremely hot weather going into August, so keeping our pets safe in summer should be our top priority! Being a pet parent, it’s important to be prepared when it comes to providing the best care to your pets during these hotter months, and to know… Read More

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  • Planning a Summer Holiday with your pet

    Posted on July 8th, 2022

    Holidaying with your pet The summer holidays are so close we can almost feel the sand between our toes and smell the suncream on our noses! But what are the things you need to consider when planning a summer holiday with your pet? Read on for our top tips and tricks when it comes to… Read More

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  • Loneliness – is animal companionship enough?

    Posted on June 20th, 2022

    Let’s talk about loneliness Loneliness is not a new thing, it is a sadness silently carried by many people, but in the last 2 years with the onset of Covid, lockdown and self-isolating requirements, more people are experiencing loneliness than ever before. According to the British Red Cross, more than 9 million people in the… Read More

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  • How to help your pet live their best life

    Posted on June 9th, 2022

    Pets enrich our lives in so many ways – they are our best friends, our family members, and they’re always there to cheer us up if we’re feeling down. Read on for how to help your pet live their best life, just like they do for you! Do what makes your pet happy We all… Read More

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  • Making Memories and Celebrating The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee

    Posted on May 13th, 2022

    Have you noticed that there’s a real buzz in the air, and it’s not the bees collecting pollen and enjoying the Spring weather? It’s the long-awaited anticipation of making memories and celebrating The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee with loved ones! On 6th February this year, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II became the first British Monarch to… Read More

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  • Keeping your pets safe, happy and healthy this spring

    Posted on April 13th, 2022

    Spring is finally here, the daffodils are out, the blossom trees are blooming, and the weather is (sort of) starting to get warmer. Whilst we’d love to enjoy the change in seasons without a care in the world, Spring can actually bring a whole host of hazards to the world of our pets. Read on… Read More

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  • How to be the best pet parent possible

    Posted on March 15th, 2022

    Now, more than ever, we know that the companionship and joy fur babies can bring to people’s lives shouldn’t be underestimated, so how exactly can we make sure that we are the best pet parent possible? Many of us are still working from home, with hybrid working seemingly becoming the ‘new normal’. One unexpected perk is that… Read More

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  • Showing some love for our pets this Valentine’s Day

    Posted on February 14th, 2022

    There are many types of love; platonic love, unrequited love, but maybe the best love of all, is unconditional love from our fur babies. Whether they’re old or young, still with us or have crossed the Rainbow Bridge, join us in showing some love for our pets this Valentine’s Day. The importance of pet companionship… Read More

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  • Keeping Pets Safe, Healthy and Warm This Winter

    Posted on January 14th, 2022

    The first couple of months of the New Year can be long, dark, and dreary, so keeping yourself motivated is important. When you start to look around, there are quite a few things to do this January that will benefit you and your pets. Wrap up warm As Alfred Wainwright once said, ‘There’s no such… Read More

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