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Warm weather brings drought
  • Wednesday, March 28, 2012

Our early spring this year has brought a pleasant surprise for the dog walkers and outdoor enthusiasts among us, bringing warmer weather that we would typically expect much later in the year. Whilst this has allowed beach visits and lovely walks in the great outdoors during a period of the year where we would usually … Continued

A Guide to Socialising Your Puppy
  • Tuesday, March 27, 2012

Taking ownership of new puppy is a very exciting time.  These furry little balls of fun seem to have limitless energy and bring much enjoyment to your house.  Of course, there is a more serious side to being a dog owner and you have a responsibility to ensure that they remain fit, happy and healthy.  … Continued

Spring-Time Vigilance
  • Monday, March 26, 2012

As we move into full-blown spring the weather will start to become hotter with less cloud cover meaning that there will be a lot of sunshine. Whilst this will encourage us dog owners to get outside with our animals, it is important to remember that there a few dangers to be taken into consideration in … Continued

Pet Seatbelts and Harnesses
  • Friday, March 9, 2012

When it comes to our animals, we pet owners consider them a member of our immediately family and as such we strive to keep them healthy, safe and happy. So should pet owners not ensure that their cat or dog is secure when they are travelling in a car, van or any other type of … Continued

Spring time care
  • Thursday, March 8, 2012

When the weather gets brighter and the sun begins to shine, you may begin to have trouble controlling that sense of ‘wanderlust’ as your pets desire to get out and about with the better weather. If you’re having trouble keeping them under control or have just given up and adopted their enjoyment of rushing about … Continued

Cremation; best for your pets?
  • Monday, January 9, 2012

When it comes to losing your pet, the last thing you want to do is think about getting rid of them so soon after losing them. This is an understandable feeling, but it is necessary to plan how you will go about handling your pet’s remains. If you haven’t yet considered it, perhaps a pet … Continued

Teacup Animals
  • Thursday, December 1, 2011

Last night, ITV aired their documentary on the rising fashion of ‘teacup’ pets, and how their popularity has grown over the past few years. Helped by celebrities such as Paris Hilton, pets that can be carried around have become a fashion accessory for the masses, and Super Tiny Animals focussed on those people that have … Continued

What to do if your pet is diagnosed with a terminal illness
  • Monday, November 14, 2011

There comes a time in many pet-owner’s lives when, against our hopes and prayers, the unthinkable happens and we are faced with the news that our beloved pet has unfortunately been stricken with a terminal illness. At these times our resolve and emotions are tested, and throughout this period we are tried and tested, pitting … Continued

Why Are Puppy Farms So Bad?
  • Thursday, November 10, 2011

Yesterday I posted a piece detailing how the RSPCA is planning to tackle the puppy farm industry in Wales. To keep with this theme today I thought I would talk about why puppy mills really are so bad and why it is not a good idea to buy a dog from an unlicensed breeder. Puppy … Continued