Help your dog keep cool with our summer pet tips

While we all enjoy the outdoors in the summer time, it’s not always quite as much fun for our doggy friends, they can’t strip off the same to deal with the heat and heatstroke can have fatal consequences for them.  They can also become dehydrated easily and suffer from sunburn. Help your dog enjoy the […]

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Top Four Low-Cost Dog Breeds

If you have a hectic work schedule and you would like to own a dog, then it is only natural for you to look for dog breeds with low-maintenance requirements. This means that you will not have to spend a significant amount of time grooming or training the dog. There are dogs that are smart […]

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Pet bereavement and tributes

Losing a much-loved pet is among the saddest experiences we go through. For many of us our pets are fully-fledged members of our families, and whether they are old and at the end of a happy life, or younger and lost unexpectedly through illness or accident, there are a number of emotions to work through.

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Have a stress free Christmas with your dog!

Picture the scene, you’ve just returned from a lovely walk in the crisp white snow with your furry friend.  He’s now lying by the roaring fire, the lights on the Christmas tree are twinkling in the corner and you’re lounging on the sofa, glass of wine in hand, watching heartwarming Christmas movies. Lovely isn’t it? […]

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How to help your dog cope with fireworks

Bonfire night is fast approaching and this means fireworks! It is very common for dogs to be frightened of fireworks and other loud noises as they can find the unpredictable bangs and flashes distressing. Read our tips to help you and your dog cope.

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What to do if your dog goes missing

When a pet goes missing, it’s crucial to act quickly and with a clear plan of action. No pet owner needs to be told of what can happen to a lost pet in the open, but the fact is that worrying will not help your dog and might even hamper your ability to act swiftly or reach out to your pet in a positive way.

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How to bath your Dog

Eeeek!—you just caught a whiff of something not particularly pleasant, and you have a good hunch as to where it is coming from. However, because you are not sure how to bath your dog and you are apprehensive in taking on the task, you are in denial; it could not possibly be your dog.

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Children misread aggressive signals from dogs

Psychologists at Lincoln University have been conducting studies aiming to teach children to interact more safely with dogs. Alarmingly, they have found that children very often misread the signals of aggression that dogs send out and they believe that these misunderstandings result in thousands of young children being attacked.

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Choosing the right dog collar

There isn’t one right dog collar for every dog. Choosing the best dog collar depends on which breed of dog you have and what types of activities your dog enjoys. Think of your pet’s collar like his version of clothes – would you wear work boots to go dancing, or sweat pants to a nice […]

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Dog Insurance: Getting a good deal

The idea of purchasing pet insurance has probably passed through your mind a few times, but choosing an insurance company is often daunting. We’ve come up with five tips to help you choose the best dog insurance for your pet.

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