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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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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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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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What to do if you suspect your pet has been poisoned

Every day, dog and cat owners are confronted with their pets eating all manner of plants and worrying about whether the vegetation is poisonous. There are many thousands of species of flowers and plants, the good news is that only a very small percentage are truly poisonous and therefore dangerous to our pets. It’s important […]

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Summer dog grooming for health and happiness

Proper hair care and all round summer dog grooming is essential for dogs in the summer months: not simply to make sure your dog looks good but also to ensure they are in the best of health. Too often summer dog grooming gets pushed aside because we have so many other commitments – especially in […]

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How Old is Your Dog?

Everyone who owns a dog is bound to have heard that one year for your best friend equals seven human years. The problem is that the maths is not that simple. When we celebrate our pets’ birthdays it’s worth remembering that dogs mature more rapidly than we do in their early years, which means the […]

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Dogs and The Law: What You Need to Know

There are nearly nine million dogs in the UK. It’s reckoned that about a quarter of households here have at least one dog. Currently there are more than 20 pieces of legislation that apply to dog ownership in Britain. How much do you know? When it comes to dogs and the law, the fact is […]

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Summer pet care to keep animals healthy

Summer has arrived and it seems to have hit with full force in London and the Southeast straight away. Here are our summer pet care tips. For a start, as far as summer pet care is concerned, when it’s hot outside, what do we need to do to help our pets? Keep Pets Indoors Pets […]

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