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  • Essential Holiday Checklist for You and your Dog

    11th April 2017 written by Holly Barry

    With summer almost upon us, many of us are thinking about what we’re going to do with regards to our holiday this year. The weather has been kind to us so far, and this means that excitement is starting to brew knowing that walks on the beach or in the countryside are only just around the corner. It is a great time to start thinking about your plans so that you can book your holiday for summer 2017... read more

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  • How to Remedy My Dogs Increasing Aggression

    24th November 2016 written by Holly Barry

    All dogs have a range of behaviours that they use to cope with any stressful situations or perceived challenges that they encounter each day. Many of these traits are passive in nature, such as the dog moving away from something it feels uncomfortable about, or displaying appeasement, through ways such as rolling over onto its back. However, if the dog continues to feel stressed by a situation, this passivity can quickly turn into aggression...read more

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  • Why is my dog a fussy eater and what can I do

    21st September 2016 posted by Peter

    There is nothing more disheartening than placing down your pet’s meal with love and care, only to see them stare at it and wander off with disappointment. Often a fussy eater is a result of feeding your dog too many table scraps or too many treats; they feel as though there is something better to eat and so refuse their own meals. However... read more

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  • Puppy Food Guide: What to feed your puppy

    3rd September 2016 witten by Dr Samantha Ware BSc (Hons), MSc, PhD, Lead Nutritionist & Sean McCormack BSc (Hons), MVB, MRCVS, Head Vet

    When your puppy comes home, he will be used to eating around a communal food bowl with his brothers and sisters. However, with you feeding time will be quite different. It’s important to find a quiet spot to place his food bowl, away from children, other dogs or disturbances. Equally important is... read more

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  • The Legal Aspects of Owning a Dog: What you need to know

    26th July 2016 posted by Peter

    Looking after a dog is a big responsibility, but what many dog lovers don’t realise is that there are numerous legal obligations associated with dog ownership. Many of these laws simply codify common sense welfare needs and precautions, but others impose quite onerous hoops for you and your dog to jump through. Read more...

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  • The rising problem of dog obesity

    21st July 2016 posted by Peter

    As man’s best friend, dogs should be loved, praised and treated to a good life. But at what point does pampering turn to serious harm? According to the Pet Foods Manufacturers Association, nearly half of all dogs seen by vets are overweight. Far from being cute and cuddly, obesity in pets causes much the same problems as it does in humans, shortening their life span by around two years and causing a myriad of physical and medical problems. Read more...

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  • Go-Cat Crunchy & Tender Cat Food Review

    29th February 2016 posted by Peter

    We signed-up for this freebie thinking the pack itself would be a bit small to get an idea of what this cat food would be like over a longer term. However we were pleasantly surprised with the 50g Salmon and Tuna flavoured freebie pack we received which was ample to give Wood the cat a good test. Read more...

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