Summer Safety Tips for Dogs

Summer can be a miserable time for your dog, with heat stroke, sunburn and dehydration all becoming a possibility. In this blog post, we look at some of the summer related dangers that can affect dogs and how to protect your pet against them. here are summer safety tips for dogs Preventing Heat Stroke Heat Read More

Introducing Children to a New Puppy

If you will be bringing your new puppy home to a family household, it is important to tread carefully as far as first contact is concerned. If the initial introduction with younger members of the family does not go well, it could have a knock-on effect for future relationships. Safety should always come first when Read More

Regular Dog Walking – In Small Doses?

Dogs need regular exercise to keep them in good physical and mental health and experts generally agree that this should involve at least one daily walk. However, a lot will depend on your dog’s breed. Some breeds will benefit from just one walk per day, while others should be walked several times per day. Regular Read More

Why Do Dogs Eat Grass?

Why do dogs eat grass and is it good for them? Have you ever noticed your dog eating grass? If so, you may be concerned as to whether this should be happening. Fortunately, experts agree that it is not a cause for concern. Here are some of the reasons why your dog may decide to Read More

How Do Pets Get Worms?

Worms are parasites that can reside in your pet’s intestines and elsewhere in the body. Their presence will not always be obvious in terms of symptoms as they can be mistaken for other conditions. If a worm infestation is allowed to take hold, it can affect your pet’s general health and immunity. There are various Read More

Beyond Itching: The Side Effects Of Fleas

If your pet has fleas, you’d expect them to experience a lot of irritating itching. While this is definitely par for the course, there are other side effects of fleas that could also affect your pet. Here are some of the additional problems that could also occur as a result of a flea infestation. Flea Read More

Can You Get Fleas From Your Pet?

Can You Get Fleas From Your Pet?   When faced with a flea infestation in your home, you might be wondering whether they will pounce on you too. Fleas will prefer your pet as a host, but that’s not to say that they will necessarily leave you well alone. While they are unlikely to use Read More

Understanding the Lifecycle of a Flea

Understanding the Lifecycle of a Flea Knowing how the lifecycle of a flea works can be a crucial weapon in the fight against flea infestations and help in the treatment of your cat, dog or home and using effective flea treatments. The typical flea life can take just fourteen days, which makes for a continuous infestation Read More

Do Dogs Need a Toothbrush?

Do Dogs Need a Toothbrush Or Are They Just For Human Use? Do you brush your dog’s teeth regularly? If not, this should to become part of your routine going forwards. You brush your own teeth every day and this attention to good dental health should be extended to your pet too. Tooth brushing removes Read More

Don’t Give Your Pets Chocolate for Valentines

If you are going to be indulging in chocolate treats for Valentine’s Day this year, don’t extend this to your pets. Chocolate is one of the foods that should never be given to pets due to the health problems that it can cause. Here’s why you should avoid chocolate treats, plus some ideas for alternative Read More