Clean homes and dogs – are they mutually exclusive?

Clean homes and dogs are by no means mutually exclusive. To have both just requires planning and a little effort. Many dog owners feel like they are involved in a constant struggle to keep themselves and their clean homes and dogs happy at the same time. It really doesn’t have to be that way. What […]

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How to Train an Older Dog

To train an older dog you just need to apply common sense and be patient. Here are some useful pointers to help you help the dog make the adjustment

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Merry Christmas to all of you and your pets

We all know that our pets – cats and dogs – can be very mischievous. It’s often why we love them as much as we do. As it’s that time of year, here’s a little poem to help us remember them – especially if you’ve gone away to family and friends and left them behind […]

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Dogs sleeping

Dogs, you might have noticed, like to snooze! There are few things cuter than dogs sleeping. Indeed, a healthy adult dog spends on average between 12 and 14 hours of every day having a sleep. Puppies, senior dogs and those suffering from health problems often need even more rest. In terms of dogs sleeping, the position […]

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What Did You Say? Do Our Cats Understand Us?

Do our cats understand us? They are hard to read sometimes, and often they feel the same about us! But when we talk to our cats, what do they hear? We often address out feline friends the same way we talk to babies or young children. Sometimes we treat them as adults. But do we […]

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Dog Sense of Humour: Does your dog have one?

Some dogs seem to have an advanced dog sense of humour. They view life as a stage on which they can play and conduct of pranks of all sorts. Sometimes this is for their own enjoyment. But often they use their imaginations to target their human and canine companions.   Dog sense of humour is […]

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Dog Humping: Is your dog a perpetrator or victim?

When you’re afraid to take your dogs walking because they may hump other dogs or be singled out for mounting practice it’s time to take action. Dog humping, where a dog mounts another dog, can be amusing to passers-by. But for dog owners, the issue is embarrassing and for the dogs being humped it can […]

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Caring for cats at Christmas

Christmas just wouldn’t be Christmas without our cats getting involved. Cats seem to love the time it comes to wrap presents. For them it’s all part of the fun. Then there’s the interest they show in the Christmas tree. We would love help with the festive decorating, but Christmas trees aren’t cat friendly and in […]

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Pets are perfect companions for the elderly

Pets give their companions unconditional love. It makes them a joy to be with, whether the pet in question is a lovable Labrador, a preening Persian or a beautiful budgie. They are more than simply animals we look after – they become part of our families. Pets are perfect companions for the elderly. The benefits […]

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Why Dogs Sniff: The Smelly World of Dogs

Why dogs sniff: To dogs, the world is not a visual one as it is to us, but instead, it’s a richly odoriferous one. The sense of smell that dogs possess puts ours to shame. Scientific research has established that a dog’s ability to smell is between 10,000 and 100,000 times more acute than the […]

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