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Cat / Summer safety tips to keep your pets safe this summer

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Summer is full of both excitement and dangers for our pets. Here is the Animal Friends guide to some of the dangers to look out this summer to ensure your pet stays safe. These include: Grass seeds Our data has revealed that grass seeds embedded in dogs’ flesh is the most common seasonal illness for … Continued

Be Cool / Solvit Telescopic Dog Ramp Review

Here at Animal Friends, we are always on the search for great pet products to review. We received the Solvit Deluxe Telescopic Dog Ramp from Easy Animal to review, and here it is! Henry the Labrador is now 4 months old and is not yet able, or allowed, to jump in and out of the … Continued

Animal Welfare / Tips and Tricks for Travelling with Dogs

Travelling with dogs doesn’t have to be stressful, it can be fun for everyone. You might just be heading around the corner or you might have a road-trip planned this summer for all of the family to enjoy. It might have been something you’ve been planning for a while but packing always seems rushed on … Continued

Be Cool / Rainy Days

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Summer isn’t all sunshine and days at the seaside, we do occasionally (maybe mostly) have some rainy days. So, some adventures are delayed, waiting for a perfect day. Or, maybe you’re tired from all of the adventures you’ve already had, so a sofa day is needed. Whichever it is, we have some indoor activities to … Continued

Be Cool / Nina Ottosson Spinny Review

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Here at Animal Friends we are always on the search for great pet products to review. We stumbled across the Nina Ottosson Spinny which is suitable for any of your furry family members, whether it be cats or dogs. When they arrived we couldn’t wait to try them! Here’s how it scored with Henry, the … Continued

Be Cool / Pet Qwerks Incredibubbles Review

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We love a good product review here at Animal Friends and recently we received a package from Pet Qwerks, ready for us to play with and we couldn’t wait to try it! It was beautifully packaged and we were so excited when we opened it. They’d sent us plenty of bubbles to try, ready for … Continued

Be Cool / Make your Own Frozen Dog Treats

With summer here, we decided to look into some delicious frozen dog treats for our four-legged friends. There’s nothing better than hearing the chime of the ice cream man coming down the street on a hot summer’s day. But for our pets, our ice cream is not the healthiest treat, even if they do drool … Continued

Be Cool / The Mud Daddy Review

We have another great product review for your summer adventures! We recently received the Mud Daddy and couldn’t wait to get out and get dirty. Luckily, Marvel loves running through puddles and going for a dip at the edge of a river so we had no problems in getting a muddy dog. We filled the … Continued

Be Cool / Dog Friendly Picnic

With schools all finished and some partially warm weather, you might have rummaged to find the picnic basket. The best thing about picnics is that all the family can join in. So, we’ve written some top tips for the perfect dog-friendly picnic. No one needs to miss out this summer! Dog-Friendly Picnic Checklist Poop bags … Continued

Be Cool / The Clam Review

Here at Animal Friends, we are always on the look for new products to review. When we received The Clam we couldn’t wait to try it out! It’s perfectly designed to hide some treats between its two “shells”, which is closed with durable Velcro. It’s a simple yet clever concept that teaches forms of agility, … Continued

Animal Welfare / Guide to Summer Dog Walk Safety

Enjoying a summer dog walk can be fun and rewarding for the two of you, but they can also host hidden risks and dangers. You want to be able to enjoy the summer months with your pooch, and taking the right precautions can mean just that. We have a few tips below for all the … Continued

Care / PawTection Product Review

  We love a good product review here at Animal Friends. We recently received a package from the Natural Dog Company, ready for us to try out and we couldn’t wait to try it! Natural Dog Company provides natural and effective healing solutions while keeping organic and natural. We were given the PawTection Challenge to try, … Continued

Dog / Brits Beware! Help Your Pet Avoid Dangerous Grass Seeds This Summer

Summer is an ideal setting for all owners walking their dogs, however it’s essential that you keep your pet’s health in check, especially during the hot weather. Our new study has revealed that grass seeds embedded in dogs’ flesh is the most common seasonal illness for UK pets. We analysed our most recent data and … Continued

Care / Pets in Summer: How We Can Help Our Animals

Now that July is upon us we’re going to be focusing on the topic of ‘Pets in Summer’, taking a look at a range of subjects and issues that affect pet owners during one of the hottest months of the calendar year. There is so much to think about when talking about your pets this … Continued