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Crate Training – why you should do it, and how you should do it!

Crate Training – why you should do it, and how you should do it!

Crate training can be very helpful for your dog’s development, and it is helpful with the housetraining process.  It is also a great way to protect your pup, and your home, when you cannot offer supervision. In this blog you will find our top ten tips for choosing a crate, and crate training your pooch.
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Wet, Dry or Raw – What is the best food choice for your dog or cat?

Wet, Dry or Raw – What is the best food choice for your dog or cat?

It can be incredibly confusing to choose a food for your pet. There are so many brands, all making different claims, and there is constant debate between veterinary professionals as to what types of food are most beneficial. We are going to take a look at the pros and cons of the three main diet types; wet, dry and raw, and try and clear up some of that confusion for you.
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A Guide to Stress-Free Nail Trimming

A Guide to Stress-Free Nail Trimming

Nail trimming is something that a lot of dog owners (and dogs) struggle with. There are a number of reasons for this, from a lack of knowledge as to how and when to trim the nails, to fear or anxiety about hurting or upsetting their dog. However, most dogs need to have their nails trimmed regularly to prevent overgrowth which could lead to injury, pain or infection. Read on to find out how...
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Brushing and Bathing – The Basics

Brushing and Bathing – The Basics

In this blog we look at grooming and bathing, how to get your dog or puppy used to grooming, what you should be doing as part of your regular routine, how to bath your dog, and basic care requirements for the main coat types.
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Separation anxiety explained: Prevention & Management

Separation anxiety explained: Prevention & Management

Separation anxiety explained – what is it, how can you prevent it and how can you help manage dogs that are already suffering from it.

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How to pick a good Puppy Class

How to pick a good Puppy Class

Here we look at what you should be looking for when choosing a puppy class, and what to avoid. A good puppy class will help you to build your relationship with your dog, understand how he or she learns, and help you to teach some basic manners.
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To neuter or not to neuter? Should I neuter my pet, and if so, when?

To neuter or not to neuter? Should I neuter my pet, and if so, when?

When it comes to cats, this is a simpler question, but for dogs it can be a little more complicated. We are going to look at the pros and cons of spaying or neutering in cats and dogs, and when is the best time to neuter.
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Harness or Collar? What is best for your furry friend?

Harness or Collar? What is best for your furry friend?

Harnesses are becoming increasingly popular with dog owners, but why? And what is best for your precious pup? Here are the pros and cons of collars and harnesses, and how to choose the right equipment for your dog.
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Finding the right toys for dogs who love to chew

Finding the right toys for dogs who love to chew

Have you ever found yourself looking at dog toys and just thinking “my dog would destroy these in seconds”? Have you ever, after careful selection, brought a new toy home and within a few days (sometimes even a few minutes) the toy is already in pieces? Then the chances are that your delightful dog is a hardcore chewer. This can make choosing the right toys for them more difficult, especially in terms of your dog’s safety, but below is all the information you need to pick strong, safe toys that your pooch will love.
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How to "Catify" your home!

How to "Catify" your home!

A cat’s environment is very important to them, and the quantity, quality and placement of their resources can make a big difference to how much they enjoy being in their home, and how well they get on with other pets and humans in the household. Below are some tips and tricks on how to become a master of kitty feng shui, and make your cat even more comfortable and content in your home.
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How to make mealtimes more fun for your dog

How to make mealtimes more fun for your dog

Does your dog get bored easily? Do they eat too quickly? Are you stuck in the same old routine when it comes to feeding your dog? Making meal times more fun and/or more challenging is an excellent way to address all of these things and more! Commonly referred to as “feeding enrichment”, these fun food games can reduce the amount of air swallowed whilst eating (reducing chances of bloat and other gastric complications), slow down their food consumption, add an extra challenge or game into their day, entertain their busy brain, and strengthen your bond with your dog in the process.
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Easter dangers for pets

Easter dangers for pets

While we love to get our pets involved in the fun of Easter, it’s also important to remember there are a few dangers hidden around our home and garden which we should keep in mind this time of the year.
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