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…

June 23, 2017

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The University of Liverpool is seeking dog owner volunteers for a study on the effect of different sized portions on the food intake of pet dogs. The experiment takes place over three sessions in the owner’s home. Each session will take place at least three days apart and at the dog’s normal meal time when…

September 9, 2015

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If you’re heading for the Liverpool Food and Drink Festival at Sefton Park this weekend, don’t let your dog miss out on some fun too! Apparently there were a few too many sausages stolen last year so the organisers can’t allow your furry friends to accompany you (actually it’s due to hygiene reasons).  And of…