January 11, 2019

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We humans love to make new year resolutions. Many of those are about sorting ourselves out; streamlining and tweaking our lives to make sure we are healthy, happy people. So, whilst you are planning your new exercise plan or thinking about what you can do to eat better, spare a thought for the pooch in…

November 9, 2018

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It’s easy to dismiss dog grooming as nothing more than a luxury, but more and more dog owners are finding just how beneficial this practice can be. Here are five benefits that pet owners can expect when making use of a professional dog grooming service. Improve the Quality of a Dog’s Coat The grooming of…

August 16, 2018

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What is Lyme Disease? Lyme disease is a common and potentially fatal disease that affects humans, dogs, cats and other species. Dogs tend to get Lyme disease more than cats and people because they spend more time outside and are more likely to venture into long grasses where ticks are commonly found. It is caused…

July 6, 2018

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Those fortunate enough to own a dog will know that they thrive on receiving attention but what does this mean for those in shelters? Although shelter animals are usually well cared for, these centres can be short on resources so are often concerned about their canine residents getting enough petting each day. However, research carried…

March 23, 2018

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For children and adults alike, Easter is often a time for indulging in chocolate without feeling too guilty. After all what’s Easter without Easter eggs? But dog owners, beware! Don’t be tempted to share your creme egg with your pet, no matter how mournful they look. Cocoa contains the compound theobromine, which is highly toxic…

Owning a dog means being responsible for keeping it in good health, and educating ourselves on symptoms and conditions to look out. An increasing health problem in dogs in the UK is lungworm infection. If left untreated, this is a condition that can cause serious problems for a dog. How do dogs catch lungworm? It’s…