Mary had been looking for a small dog for a few years; she already had a Maltese Terrier called Alfie, and she wanted a companion for him.
At ten years of age, Ted is beginning to show some signs of ageing. His muzzle has greyed, and he doesn’t have quite as much energy has he used to have.
For her entire life, Tinchy has had a huge interest in playing with and chewing stones. As a pup, she started with gravel, picking it up in her mouth and running around with it.
Typhoon is one of those cross-bred dogs who has enjoyed excellent health for his entire life: Collies have been bred for function rather than appearance, so in general, they tend to be healthier anima ..
Mark took on Mac and Tosh (Mac 'n' Tosh), as puppies from the same litter. Unfortunately, as they matured, both dogs developed the same problem; an allergic skin condition known as "atopy".
Noodles is a rescue dog. She was found abandoned beside the M50 when she was just one year of age.
Anna has owned Rupert since he was a kitten, and he’s become a much loved pet. He’s the only animal in the home, and he has a set routine that’s very predictable.
Guinea pigs are ideal as children’s first pets: they are small, friendly, benign creatures who enjoy socialising with each other and with humans.
Ferrets have been domesticated by humans for thousands of years, but for most of this time they have been kept as utility animals, rather than as pets.
Igloo is an active, energetic dog, going for long walks and loving rough play with Una’s other dog, another large Husky.
Madeline has taken two dogs into her home in the past two years.
Fluffy is Deborah's first dog, but the truth is that he really belongs to Senan, her 8 year old son.
Luna is Deirdre’s second dog: she also has a placid, easy-going twelve year old Collie called Bella.
Jason has four cats, and he's discovered over the years that if they have accidents or fall ill, it can be expensive to go to the vet to give them the care they need.
Julie has three dogs. While she adores them all, she calls Oscar her “heart” dog: there’s something special about him. He has an outstanding personality, making friends everywhere he goes.
Fiona took Kermit on as a rescued kitten from our vet clinic, and he’s been healthy for most of his life.
Kodi is a gentle dog, who enjoys socialising and playing with people and animals. During the recent snow storms, he was more excited than ever to go out into the local park and have fun.
Greyhounds make excellent pets, and Soldier is a good example. He is a quiet, good-natured dog, spending most of his time lounging around at home.