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New FREE App


Download our new App from the AppStore and build up a health profile for your pet. Once downloaded use the password RATHGAEL1 to access the app. http://www.petdialog.co.uk/vet/RATHGAEL1



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Tips For Choosing A Household Pet


Choosing a pet for your home can be a difficult task, especially if you have children and are trying to choose a pet that will fit into your busy lifestyle. Before running out to the pet shop and choosing one at random, it is important to think about what owning a pet will entail. Every pet […]



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Animals That Need a Vet Dentist


Cats & Dogs More than eighty five percent of cats and dogs over the age of four will suffer from some kind of periodontal disease, which means that they will have some sort of dental problem. Dental problems not only cause the likes of pain and bad breath (also known as halitosis) but can also […]



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Why Dogs Should Go To The Dentists Too


Pet dentistry has rapidly become an accepted part of veterinary care and for very good reasons. A pet owner who wants to take the best care of their beloved dog (or cat) should ensure that their gums, oral cavities and teeth are checked out on a regular basis. Dogs who have unhealthy oral cavities, with […]



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All Dogs Can Walk – These Tips Will Help Yours Walk Better


Everyone loves a new puppy. They are cute, cuddly, and every single little thing they do seems to be adorable. That is until they start to grow a bit and suddenly they are pulling on their leash and dragging you down the street. Suddenly they are not a cute little pup you can walk, but […]



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Caring For Your Rabbit


Caring for Your Rabbit Rabbits are amongst the most popular pets in the UK with over 1.8 million in homes throughout England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. At Rathgael Veterinary Clinic we’re one of the best rabbit specialist vets in Northern Ireland – as we help treat lots of rabbits, we’re in a good position […]



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How to Look After Pet Cats


Cats aren’t everyone’s cup of tea but cat lovers know that cats are among some of the best human companions. Whether you live alone or have a family, you will find cats are great house pets. As with other pets such as dogs, cats require lots of care. Learning how to live with a cat […]



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How To Tell If Your Cat Has Dental Problems


Ensuring that your cat has healthy teeth and gums should be a primary concern for owners, as dental issues can cause cats a great deal of pain and can cause kidney, heart and liver disease. Dental problems in domestic cats are can be caused by a number of factors. At Rathgael Veterinary Clinic, we’re the […]



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Human Foods That You Can Feed To Your Dog


Dogs are considered as part of the family by most pet owners so it’s normal to want to share our human food with our furry friends. Even if you try to be strict with them when they look up at us with those big sad eyes, we want to include them in our mealtimes. However, […]



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Learn About Worm Treatments For Dogs


If you love your dog then you need to educate yourself on the risks of worms because they can cause you a lot of heartache. You might think that your dog looks healthy right now but the Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals UK (RSPCA) advise that healthy looking animals can carry […]



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