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Aqueos - Stable & Field Safety

Aqueos - Stable & Field Safety

Stable and field safetyEnsuring the safety of your horse or pony at home or the yard is a key responsibility of equine ownership. If you are lucky enough to have your own yard and land, then stable and field safety and maintenance will fall directly to you. If you keep…
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Meet Sian from www.thehumbleowl.co.uk, Reiki for animal health

Meet Sian from www.thehumbleowl.co.uk, Reiki for animal health

At a local business meeting we recently met Sian who runs www.thehumbleowl.co.uk.Here is her story:-I’m Sian and for fifteen of my adult years, I embarked upon an incredible learning and rewarding journey working with people affected by trauma. This satiated the empath in me and somewhere along the lines, meditation…
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COVID-19 Dog Infection in the U.K. - Advice for Dog Groomers

COVID-19 Dog Infection in the U.K. - Advice for Dog Groomers

A dog has tested positive for COVID-19 in the United Kingdom (U.K.) for the first time. The infection was confirmed on the 3rd of November, following tests by the Animal and Plant Health Agency (APHA) laboratory in Weybridge. While this news may sound alarming and like a cause for concern, what…
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Aqueos - When to refer a dog grooming client to their vet

Aqueos - When to refer a dog grooming client to their vet

As groomers it can be a challenge knowing when, and how, to approach a client about taking their animal to a veterinarian. Clients can become defensive if they are embarrassed or feel confronted. However, it’s likely that you see many animals more frequently than their veterinarian does, so you are…
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Andrea Busfield - Loving an Older Dog

Andrea Busfield - Loving an Older Dog

When you get a puppy or a young dog, the idea that he or she will one day leave you is probably the last thing on your mind – until there comes a point when you realise it’s the only thing on your mind.For more than 15 years, I have…
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Aqueos - Boosting your horse’s immunity in the winter

Aqueos - Boosting your horse’s immunity in the winter

During these challenging Covid times, many of us want to feel like we are doing whatever we can to boost our own immunity – but have you thought about what you could be doing to boost your horse or pony’s immunity this winter? Little changes may help to avoid unwanted…
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Aqueos - Grooming dogs with skin allergies

Aqueos - Grooming dogs with skin allergies

Skin problems in dogs are one of the most common reasons for a trip to the vets. For many of these, allergies will be the underlying cause of the issue. Many other dogs simply have sensitive skin. As a groomer, it’s really important to be able to recognise skin issues…
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Aqueos - Caring for your Horse's Teeth

Aqueos - Caring for your Horse's Teeth

What is special about equine teeth?Your horse’s teeth are a crucial starting point in your horse’s digestive system. Adult horses have between 36 and 44 teeth (depending on whether their canine teeth and wolf teeth are present). Their teeth erupt continuously throughout their life. This is an evolutionary response to…
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Aqueos Dog Groomers - How  to spot welfare cases

Aqueos Dog Groomers - How to spot welfare cases

How to spot potential welfare casesUnfortunately, as a groomer it is very possible that you will encounter welfare cases during your career. As much as we hate to think of it, being educated in animal abuse and how to spot it is so important. You are in an excellent position…
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