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Spring Heralds The Scourge of Ticks

Ticks already have it in their diaries: The Spring Equinox is due on Monday, 20 March, and the signs of the new season are already upon us even at the beginning of the month. For us pet owners, while Spring may be bringing us welcome lighter days and evenings, as well as even more appealing […]

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Chia Seeds Can Help Your Dog

Chia Seeds and Dogs Long considered a superfood, Chia seeds are now being labelled a ‘miracle’ food. The good news for dogs is they are beneficial for them too. The fatty acids in Chia will help keep your dog’s coat healthy – especially if your best friend is sensitive to fish and fish oil. Salvia Hispanica, to […]

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Pet Friendly Holidays

Pet Friendly Holidays For The Whole Family As we become much more attached to our pets we do not want to go on all our holidays leaving our dogs with a neighbour or putting them into kennels. The good news is that their is a growing number of  providers offering pet friendly holidays and becoming […]

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Your Guide to Pet Microchipping

0n 6 April 2016 all dogs in the UK must be microchipped by law. Microchipping is the best way of making sure that a lost  or stolen dog can be reunited with its owner. Here are the essential facts: Microchipping? What’s that? Microchipping a pet is simple and quick. It will give you and your dog the […]

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Spring Danger 2: Tackling Ticks On Your Dog

Tackling Ticks It’s important for us to be tackling ticks because ticks survive by drinking our dogs’ blood. They have eight legs that they attach to our pets. As they gorge themselves on blood ticks increase in size until they are as fat as a small pea. You should beware of ticks hovering on tall […]

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Crufts 2016: 125th Anniversary of World’s Largest Dog Show

The largest dog show in the world is due to take place between 10 and 13 March 2016 at Birmingham’s NEC. This year it is the show’s 125th anniversary! Here’s The Proposed 2016 Schedule Thursday 10th March 2016 – Toy & Utility breeds, ranging from small lap or companion dogs to breeds that have mainly non-sporting […]

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Dogs Need Glucosamine to Maintain Healthy Joints

Every day dogs give their joints a real pounding. Each time their paws hit the ground as they bound after a tennis ball, or they land on the shore after jumping off the back deck of a boat, or they just run in the park, they put their limbs under intense pressure. For some dogs, […]

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Dog Separation Anxiety

Dog separation anxiety and what can be done about it Does this sound familiar? You arrive home from work. Your dog is a jumping ball of energy. When you head towards the living room with dog in loyal tow and as you open the door there is your favourite pair of slippers – totally destroyed […]

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Dog Fouling & The Law

Dog Fouling There’s a lot of confusion about the law and dog mess – mostly among non-dog owners. The fact is that dog mess is most definitely an eyesore, a health hazard, and an affront to a modern, organised society. As dog owners, we have legal duties to clean up when our dogs mess in […]

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Dog Brushing

Why Dog Brushing Is Essential Brushing your dog daily is one of the most important things for your dog’s health and well-being. Maintaining your dog’s coat regularly keeps it free of painful mats and tangles, removes trapped debris and loose hair so it doesn’t get everywhere, and serves as an important way of getting to […]

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