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…

September 18, 2017

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Everyone enjoys a sociable drink with their best friend, and Liverpool is full of great watering holes that happily cater for canine companions. Autumn approaches and there’s no prettier season for invigorating dog walks, so when you’re in need of refreshment try one of our favourite Liverpool dog-friendly pubs. The Caledonia, Caledonia Street L7 Affectionately…

July 21, 2017

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You may think that life as a dog is pretty relaxing, however, from time to time dogs can show signs of being stressed out. Stress can be a common issue in dogs, and it can manifest itself in a number of ways. Much like how it can affect people, stress can cause some negative issues…