Christmas is a wonderful time for us humans – and pets should be a part of this too! But this means that we all need to look out for the potential dangers for our pets that come along with many of the joys and wonders of Christmas! Take a look through this list where we have detailed some of the things that you need to watch out for if you are a cat owner at this time of the year.Continue reading “Keep your cat safe during Christmas”
For us humans Christmas is a magical and exciting time but for dogs it can be a scary time. There are many things that could cause harm to your dog including decorations, certain Christmas presents, tasty food, plants and much more. Take a look at our list of hazardous items to look out for.Continue reading “Keep your dog safe during Christmas”
Loud noises, unusual sounds and bright lights can make cats feel anxious or even completely terrified. All of which makes fireworks very scary for felines. But with a little planning and effort, you can reduce the chances of your furry friend feeling stressed and running away.Continue reading “Cats and Fireworks: how to keep your pet safe and calm”
Fireworks are fabulous but only for people! Many dogs are terrified by all those bangs, whistles, burning smells and bright lights. Firework displays can cause a great deal of canine stress. It is no coincidence that so many runaways occur on the nights when we unleash the pyrotechnics.
How do you prepare your pooch for fireworks and ensure that they remain stress-free?Continue reading “Dogs and Fireworks: How to keep your dog calm”
Who doesn’t enjoy the fun and high jinx of Halloween? It’s a special night of the year for kids and big kids alike. But hazards lurk around every corner for your pets who can find the celebrations stressful. Animals won’t understand what is happening and your Halloween props can be scarily dangerous for your furry friends.
The Witching hour approaches. Here’s how to ensure that your pets are safe and that your celebrations don’t come back to haunt you!Continue reading “Halloween Safety for pets”
Brexit! It’s a word that nobody wants to hear anymore. After three years of debate, arguments, bitterness and recrimination, the UK is no nearer leaving the EU. When your dog starts barking or your parrot begins squawking, consider that they just might be screaming “get on with it!”. Many people are now rapidly losing the will to live and it is a sorry situation. Uncertainty rules and that is a big problem.
If you are planning a trip in the next year or so, Brexit will be at the forefront of your mind, especially if you intend to travel with your pets. Deal or no deal, Brexit could impact your plans. Here’s everything you need to know about travelling with your pet, should the UK ever leave the EU. Please note that the regulations apply to cats, dogs and ferrets.Continue reading “Brexit – travelling with pets from Ireland and the UK”
Experts have advised that you ought to take extra precautions when you are walking your dog through areas which may have water infected with toxic algae at the moment. This advise comes after several areas have been confirmed to have been affected. There have been reports of toxic algae being present for instance in Killarney as well as some areas of Northern Ireland too. In the UK moreover, toxic algae has been detected in areas such as Southampton, Fleet, Cornwall, Leicestershire, Derbyshire and Lincolnshire this summer. In Scotland meanwhile, among the areas which have been confirmed to have had toxic algae in the waters are Elgin and Edinburgh.Continue reading “Toxic Algae – Danger to Dogs”
Grumpy Cat – the miserable moggy that changed everything
Sour-faced and ever so slightly freaky, Grumpy Cat took the world by storm. An internet celebrity extraordinaire, the miserable-looking moggy was the poster kitten for viral memes. She remains top of the feline pops and an iconic figure that attracted attention across the globe.Continue reading “Grumpy Cat Facts”
We all love the summer – although we can’t be assured of lovely weather every day during this period, the raised temperatures and the increased amount of sun is always a welcome change to many of us who want to get outside and soak up some rays now and then.
But what about our dogs? Do they enjoy this change in weather?Continue reading “How to keep your dog cool in the hot weather”
It’s always a lovely time of the year when you can kick back, take a break, and set off to a wonderful location in the UK to relax, explore and unwind. Whether it is a bank holiday weekend, a full blown holiday, or just a road trip to somewhere you’ve always fancied checking out, a change of scenery always does you good. But what about your most gorgeous of canine friends? Do they not get to come along with you and broaden their horizons? Of course they do!
Taking your dog to a beautiful location in the UK is perfectly doable and, let’s face it, it just wouldn’t be the same without them. All you need to do is fire up the internet machine and get exploring! But, because we’re handy like that, we’ve decided to get the ball rolling with a few ideas of our own of dog friendly destinations to visit in the UK this year.Continue reading “Dog Friendly Destinations to visit in the UK 2019”