Animal Friends Blog
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
Care / Are you living with a banned pet in a rented property?
If you’re living with a dog or cat in a rented property that clearly stated that no pets allowed, you’re not the only one. In fact, our latest survey found that a massive 27% of renters in the UK didn’t let their landlord know about their pets, despite over half of the people we asked … 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
Animal Welfare / Grooming your Pet in Summer
Groom, groom, groom! 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 … Continued
Dog / How do Brits cope with the loss of a pet?
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
Care / Should workers be allowed time off to take care of their poorly pets?
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
Reviews / Product Review: K9 Connectables
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