Blog Posts | Animal Friends
Product Review: PawTection
  • Wednesday, July 19, 2017

  We recently received a package from the Natural Dog Company, ready for us to try out and complete a product review! Natural Dog Company provides natural and effective healing solutions while keeping organic and natural. We were given the PawTection Challenge to try, and we were more than happy to partake. To begin we had … Continued

BeCool and Groom
  • Tuesday, July 18, 2017

With summer here, somewhere behind the grey skies, you might have thought to start grooming your pets, if you don’t already. Grooming your pet is plentiful in benefits, for the two of you, and can be done in the comfort of your home, or by a professional. Everything is down to your pet, its breed, … Continued

How do Brits cope with the loss of a pet?
  • Monday, July 3, 2017

The death of a pet is tough on all pet owners, and it certainly can have a huge effect on their mindset and wellbeing. Our new survey has discovered that a tenth of Brits seek counselling or have been prescribed anti-depressants to help them cope following the loss of a pet. In addition to this, … Continued

Should workers be allowed time off to take care of their poorly pets?
  • Monday, June 19, 2017

Have you ever taken time off work to care for your ill pet? Well it turns out that a third of UK workers have dodged work to care for their furry companions! We surveyed 2,000 British workers and found that just over two fifths (42%) of employees have not been too truthful when discussing their absence … Continued

Product Review: K9 Connectables
  • Thursday, June 15, 2017

We recently received some K9 Connectables goodies, ready for us to try out and review! The K9 Connectables are a range of shapes and colours which connect together in order to provide mental enrichment and exercise. There are currently three different pieces for the Connectables, which are all able to slot into one another to … Continued

Do pets make Brits more attractive?
  • Friday, June 9, 2017

Do you find yourself more attracted to a partner who is an animal lover? Well it turns out that you’re not alone, because according to our new survey, a fifth of Brits say they would rather date a pet owner over someone who didn’t own one. Out of that group, a third of respondents admitted … Continued

Postcode lottery; How Vet Bills vary across the UK
  • Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Any pet owner in the UK knows just how expensive vet bills can be, but have you ever wondered how much you fork out compared to the rest of the UK? Our latest study has revealed that vet bills for certain treatments can cost up to FIVE TIMES more in certain regions. To conduct our … Continued

This Morning Live 2017
  • Friday, May 19, 2017

Yesterday the Animal Friends team, and our poodles, headed off to the National Exhibition Centre for “This Morning Live” armed with tennis balls, leaflets, hats, and iPads. We have set up home at the Pet’s Corner, and are in the middle of all the action until Sunday. Yesterday we met Pax, the German Shepherd, on … Continued

Toxic Treats lead to Porky Pets
  • Tuesday, May 2, 2017

It seems we’re being a little bit over-generous with our pets as more than half (57%) of British pet owners let their cats and dogs pig out on junk food. Shocking new findings from our latest survey show that UK pet owners regularly feed their pets chips, popcorn, cheese, pizza, cake and curry. Others admit … Continued