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Care / Pet-friendly Pancakes

It’s that time of year again and many of us are looking forward to having pancakes! Maybe you had yours for breakfast with maple syrup and bacon, or perhaps you’re having yours for tea with lemon juice and a little sprinkling of sugar. However you like yours, the usual pancake recipe with milk and white … Continued

Care / Valentine’s Gift Guide for Your Pets

Valentine’s Day is a great reason for couples to show their appreciation for one another by giving gifts and treats. For those of us whose hearts belong to our pets, we can show our gratitude for our furry friends. Here are a few little ideas to help you find the purr-fect present. For your dog … Continued

Animal Welfare / Buying Gifts for Pets

It seems that Christmas gets earlier every year. The shops start filling up with yuletide merchandise and even the most basic items get repackaged in boxes covered in snowflakes and fir trees. It’s often an overwhelming time for shoppers and it can be difficult to sort the festive gems from the tacky tat. Don’t worry, … Continued

Animal Welfare / The UK’s Attitude to Microchipping Revealed

Lost or stolen pets, and should vets check? Our survey results are in! Losing a pet is every owner’s nightmare, and since microchipping is intended to help lost pets be returned quickly and safely, you might assume it’d be one of the first things owners would do. But since vets don’t currently check pets for … Continued

Products & Equipment / Animal Friends’ Top Dog Toys

Squeakair Ball KONG is a brand that has become synonymous with consistently producing innovative and high quality toys for pets. So it is no surprise that two of their most popular products feature in our top 5 dog toys. Simple and very effective, the KONG AirDog Squeakair Ball brings together two staple toys of a … Continued

Products & Equipment / A Review of Muddy Paws’ Dog Products

Hurtta Lifeguard Micro Vest Pink

As we come into winter there are a lot of dog products out there on the market that can help to keep our dogs warm, happy and healthy. We thought we would test some of them out and write a few words on what we found. Muddy Paws kindly provided three products for us to … Continued

Products & Equipment / Litter Trays

Litter Tray

An essential piece of equipment for any cat owner is a litter tray. The tray should be placed in a warm private area away from any cat flaps or windows so that your cat feels comfortable and does not perceive any threat from outdoors. It should also, if possible, be away from food and water … Continued

Products & Equipment / We Highly Recommend the Buddy & Friends Memory Foam Mattress

Wellie Zzzz

A few months back my Border Terrier Archie and I were lucky enough to test the Buddy & Friends memory foam mattress. Whilst this product is indeed a very good one, I had set my sights on something a little larger in size, the memory foam lounger. Archiebold will sleep anywhere but as he gets … Continued

Products & Equipment / How Hilton Herbs Shampoo Helps Archie the Border Terrier

Hilton Herbs Bathtime

Last week was bath time for Archie; a very rare event in our household. As some people know Border Terriers produce their own natural oils that help keep their coats waterproof, so bathing should not be done except in matters of real need. Well last week was a matter of real need, I am not … Continued