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VetIQ Calendar Competition – November 2023

VetIQ Calendar Competition – November 2023

It's competition time! Time to win some treats for your pet! The VetIQ 2023 calendar competition is back this November and you're in with a chance to win some treats for your pet! 🙂 We want to see your best pet photos and the winner will be the face of November in...

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6 Common Causes Of Bad Dog Breath

6 Common Causes Of Bad Dog Breath

Have you ever experienced a time when the pungent breath of your beloved dog made you rethink your decision to become a pet owner? It's a common feeling among many. When your furry companion exhibits a persistent, unpleasant smell from their mouth, it's important to...

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Pet Anxiety – A Growing Concern For Pet Parents

Pet Anxiety – A Growing Concern For Pet Parents

Pet anxiety – A growing issue in the UK Pet anxiety is a growing issue in the UK and one of the biggest concerns for pet parents. As the fireworks season draws near the latest UK PSDA report estimates that 44% of dogs, 30% of cats and 16% of rabbits are afraid of...

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How To Calm Your Dog During Fireworks This Halloween

How To Calm Your Dog During Fireworks This Halloween

As the ethereal glow of Halloween approaches, many of us are planning to revel in our cherished spooky festivities. Beyond the classic trick-or-treating, Halloween opens up a splendid window for fireworks and exuberant celebrations, which, albeit joyful, can pose...

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VetIQ Calendar Competition – October 2023

VetIQ Calendar Competition – October 2023

It's competition time! Let's get spooooky and win some treats for your pet! The VetIQ 2023 calendar competition is back for Halloween and you're in with a chance to win some treats for your pet! 🙂 We want to see your best pet photos and the winner will be the face of...

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Tips To Help Reduce Dog Anxiety In Cars

Tips To Help Reduce Dog Anxiety In Cars

While there isn't a universally applicable explanation for why some dogs find travelling stressful, various factors come into play. Some dogs may associate car rides with uncomfortable memories, such as unnerving trips to the veterinarian. Meanwhile, others might feel...

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VetIQ Calendar Competition – August 2023

VetIQ Calendar Competition – August 2023

Time to win some treats for your pet! Summer's not done yet! It's time to enter the VetIQ August 2023 calendar competition and be in with a chance to win some treats for your pet! 🙂 We want to see your best Summer pet photos and the winner will be the face of August...

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Is Your Dog Eating Grass? Find Out Why!

Is Your Dog Eating Grass? Find Out Why!

Is your dog eating grass? Let’s be honest - if you're a dog owner, there is a very good chance you've observed your beloved four-legged companion indulging in this peculiar habit! This widespread practice often leaves pet owners perplexed, prompting them to question...

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VetIQ Calendar Competition – July 2023

VetIQ Calendar Competition – July 2023

We're back with the VetIQ calendar competition for July 2023! Nothing quite says Summer like FREE treats for your pet! So, it's time to enter the VetIQ July 2023 calendar competition! 🙂 We want to see your best Summer pet photos and the winner will be the face of...

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Tips For Keeping Cats Cool During Hot Weather

Tips For Keeping Cats Cool During Hot Weather

Although cats enjoy basking in the warmth, they are not immune to the negative effects of excessive heat. Due to their compact bodies, thick fur and limited sweat glands, they are particularly susceptible to overheating and dehydration, which can result in serious...

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Pet Guide Feature - How to train your dog not to spoil your garden this Summer - Mark and Chappell

This 12-step guide contains some helpful tips to keep your dog from wreaking havoc on your plants and gardens this Summer, without having to keep them cooped up!

Pet Medication Tracker

Pet Medication Tracker - Mark + Chappell

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The Best Methods For Training Your Dog

The Best Methods For Training Your Dog

It is without a doubt that one of the most rewarding undertakings you can do as a pet parent is training your dog. While the old saying is true - that it can be challenging to teach an old dog new tricks, for pups, the task is more straightforward than you might...

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VetIQ Calendar Competition – February 2023

VetIQ Calendar Competition – February 2023

We're back with the VetIQ calendar competition for February 2023! Love is in the air, and the calendar competition is back for February! We want to see you share the love for your pets and show us your best pet photos. The best photo will be the face of February in...

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The Benefits Of Training A Dog

The Benefits Of Training A Dog

Regardless of your dog’s size, age, or breed, they need consistent guidance - and training a dog can feel like a daunting and intensive task, especially if you’re a new pet parent. However, training your dog can also be a deeply rewarding and fulfilling experience,...

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Why Is My Dog Eating Poop And How Can I Stop It?

Why Is My Dog Eating Poop And How Can I Stop It?

Dogs certainly have a lot of dirty habits, like rolling around in the dirt and chewing on a week-old bone they hid in that pile of dirt. But of all of these murky pastimes, eating poop is by far the most repulsive, especially when it’s their own! While witnessing your...

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VetIQ Calendar Competition – January 2023

VetIQ Calendar Competition – January 2023

We're back with the VetIQ calendar competition for January 2023! Never mind blue January! The VetIQ calendar competition is back for 2023 and this January we want to see your best pet photos. The best pet photo will be the face of January in our 2024 calendar and win...

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Tips For Leaving A Cat Alone At Home

Tips For Leaving A Cat Alone At Home

Cats are independent creatures, but that doesn't mean they don't need companionship. Even the most self-sufficient cats will miss their owners when they are gone for extended periods. Leaving a cat alone at home can be a tough decision to make, but with the right...

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Christmas Competition For Pets 2023

Christmas Competition For Pets 2023

Celebrate the holidays by winning treats for your pet! Surprise! We have decided to end the year with a special bonus competition! The best photo entries will win a selection of treats for their pet – the perfect stocking filler for your furry friends. The competition...

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Christmas Safety Tips For Pet Owners

Christmas Safety Tips For Pet Owners

Christmas is almost here, and the signs are everywhere - decorated trees, wrapped presents, and yummy food! Your pets love all these things too, but Christmas can be a dangerous time for them, and as pet parents, it's our responsibility to ensure they stay safe -...

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12 Fun Ways To Celebrate Christmas With Pets

12 Fun Ways To Celebrate Christmas With Pets

When you’re caught up in the whirlwind of Christmas activities, it’s easy to forget what makes this time of year special. Christmas is a wonderful opportunity to spend quality time with your pet, and even spoil them a little (or a lot!). Pets have an amazing way of...

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What To Do When Your Dog Is Scared Of People

What To Do When Your Dog Is Scared Of People

The early months of a dog’s life are typically the most important in terms of its development. It is during this period that they learn about the world around them and create social relationships with humans and other dogs. This period is instrumental in shaping their...

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Calendar Competition – November 2022

Calendar Competition – November 2022

It's calendar competition time! The VetIQ calendar competition is back and this November we want to see your best Winter-y pet photos! The best pet photo will be the face of November in our 2023 calendar and win a selection of VetIQ treats!!   To Enter:   On...

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Keeping Pets Safe At Halloween

Keeping Pets Safe At Halloween

Keeping pets safe at Halloween is something we should all strive to do. As the spookiest night of the year approaches, it’s a good time for us all to be reminded of the dangers that this holiday can pose to the safety and well-being of our animals. While the Halloween...

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How To Help Your Dog Lose Weight

How To Help Your Dog Lose Weight

If you're wondering "should my dog lose weight?" - you're not alone. Around the world, there is a growing epidemic of human obesity, with more than 1.9 billion overweight human adults. Unfortunately, as people get fatter, so too do their pets, as we share table food...

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Mark + Chappell is now VetIQ UK

Mark + Chappell is now VetIQ UK

It is with tremendous excitement that we announce that Mark + Chappell will now be going by our brand name VetIQ. Mark + Chappell was founded almost over 35 years ago in 1987 to provide high quality pet healthcare solutions, without the need for veterinarian...

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Throughout our history, we have developed a reputation for being first-to-market with exciting, new product offerings that challenge the traditional way of treatment and how remedies are administered.

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Innovation and product development are fundamental to our success. Our in-house knowledge and expertise has helped to develop a variety of innovative solutions to the meet the needs of the modern pet owner.