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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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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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Spring Danger 1: Fighting Fleas On Your Pet

Fighting Fleas When Spring is Springing – around February each year – is the beginning of flea season! It’s time to get vigilant if you are a pet owner. Among external canine and feline parasites,fleas are without a doubt the most common. Around one to two millimetres in length fleas live for between seven to 14 […]

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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 Who Love To Swim

Dogs Who Love To Swim In Water Our Labradors love to swim. It’s not unusual. For many dogs, the sight of a big blue stretch of water, a muddy pond, a plastic paddling pool, or even a really big puddle will put a catapult into their step and a sparkle in their eyes. And for those […]

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Dematting Barney’s coat

23 February 2015: Dematting a dog’s coat It may look like it hasn’t got any matting but with my giant greyhound comb I am able to find lots of matts immediately when I am grooming and dematting this little fellow. In cases like Barney’s I believe it is best to work through these thigh matts […]

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Dog Grooming Championships 2015

Plans are being worked out for this year’s exciting event at Stoneleigh Park near Coventry in Warwickshire. The event will take place on Sunday 4th October 2015. There will be trade stands, seminars, competitions etc. Details will be announced on these pages over the coming weeks and months.

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