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Kennels and Catteries. Some take in strays so if you are looking for a rescue animal give them a call.

Happy Cattery

Moorcroft, Blackmoor Road, Abbotts Leigh BS8 3RH, UK – 01275 373903

I boarded Marmalade at Happy Cattery for four nights over Christmas. I have never used a cattery or boarding kennel before for any of my animals so I was very nervous. I had also experienced a personal tragedy during the summer and my life had been turned upside down. Hence the need to board my cat. I found Ray and Ruth caring, attentive and considerate at every stage. Ray was compassionate about my loss and understood my anxiety at leaving Marmalade under the circumstances. Marmalade was a rescue cat and is rather nervous but I would not hesitate to leave him with Ray again. The cattery is idyllically set in a rural and peaceful location and all the cats seemed very contented. I wouldn't mind staying there myself! Ray and Ruth are genuine animal lovers and I am very thankful for the care they gave to Marmalade. Thank you both and a very Happy New Year. Sorry it's taken so long to write this review.

Great cattery. Ray was very accommodating and understanding during a stressful time. Our cat has never seemed so content following time away in a cattery. Definitely use again. Thanks

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Vets

Viking Vets

Chevening, Station Road, Henbury, Bristol BS10 7QQ, UK – 0117 950 5888

Viking Vets are incredibly knowledgeable and caring team who give the very best treatment and care to the animals they see. My cat was recently very ill and had to spend a week at the vets but I'm pleased to say he's now back home and on the mend thanks to everyone at Viking Vets. A truly amazing practice and I would (and do!) recommend them to everyone.

Great services and very friendly. Always looks after my dogs well.

Shirehampton Village Vets

1 The Parade, Bristol BS11 9TS, UK – 0117 246 0461

Premises lovely vet very caring and helpful my kitten loved her! And receptionist was very helpful and pleasant thank you

Nice premises, friendly and helpful receptionists and caring and knowledgeable vets. Also very convenient being local!

Community Vets

Unit 6, Markham Farm, Martcombe Rd, Easton-in-Gordano, Bristol BS20 0QQ, UK – 01275 373086

Community Vets are simply the best thing to have happened in this area. The care, compassion and quality of the nurses and vets are second to none. They literally saved my dogs life with their skill and dedication. A Veterinary practice that puts the animals first. Outstanding!

Helen and Richard have taken excellent care of my pets for many, many years and I completely trust them to make the right decision for my animals. I always feel that I am being given informed and considered options and not just forced into moneymaking procedures. Their nurses are also fantastic, patient and kind. As an "animal professional" I have worked with many vets and they are hands down one of the best I have encountered and I can't recommend them highly enough!

Links to wide range of animal charities.
Advice on animal care, how to donate, etc. The Blue Cross is dedicated to improving the lives of sick and unwanted pets; they take in animals of all shapes and sizes, from hamsters to horses, and find them loving new homes and make sure thousands more get the veterinary treatment they need when their owners cannot afford to pay.

UK charity helping to prevent cruelty to animals associated with sports such as fox hunting, game bird shooting and wildlife crime
Get advice from Vets on the Net. Ask veterinary questions and access pet first aid advice
Pet Care Advice plus news, campaigns, how to donate, etc.
Guide to badgers in the UK. Includes educational resources and offers books, videos and other merchandise.
Charity dedicated to raising funds for the conservation of native animals and their habitats in the UK. Their work is varied and extensive ranging from direct support for conservationists to involving the public and volunteers in practical action to help specific species and habitats.
Offers photos, facts, and a newsletter for people interested in the nature and countryside of Britain.
International chapter of the OFI working to increase awareness and understanding of conservation issues facing the endangered orangutan.
Marine conservation charity dedicated to forging links between people and the sea. ORCA is committed to the study of cetaceans (whales, dolphins and porpoises) and promoting their conservation through enthusing, inspiring and educating others.
WWF works to ensure a healthy future for people, species and their habitats, addressing global threats like climate change and environmental degradation.
Offers links to rescue orgnanisations, information about the breed, how to look after an adopted dog, and more.
Database for lost, stolen, and found animals.
Promotes the keeping, breeding, care, study, and conservation of this highly coloured and endangered species. Meetings are held in many UK locations.
Pet Care Advice
UK Hamster Society. Includes information on shows, monthly journal, events, and more.
Government site explaining what you have to do to bring your pet dog, cat or ferret into (or back into) the UK through the Pet Travel Scheme (or PETS for short) without putting it into quarantine. It also explains the requirements for bringing many other types of pet animals into the UK. This site also tells you about quarantine in the UK for animals that don't qualify for PETS.
Offers advice on medical problems for dog and cat owners in the UK.
This has got much more humane. The Pet Travel Scheme allows pet animals from certain countries to enter the UK without quarantine, as long as they meet certain conditions. The Scheme also means that people in the UK can, having taken their pets to these countries, bring them back without the need for quarantine