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Are Dog Parks the Answer?
  • Monday, March 18, 2013

I had to unfortunately visit the vets last week with one of my dogs (Archie) and as I was at reception there was a petition against having to have your dog on a lead in a town park. This shocked me as although I love my dogs to run off the lead there are certain … Continued

A Review of the Dicky Bag
  • Wednesday, March 6, 2013

Dog Poo – Something needs to be done. When looking for pet products to test I try and look for innovative ideas that can really make a difference to pet owners. This review focusses on a product that tackles dog mess, which I think is not just a problem for me but many dog owners. … Continued

Coping With Pet Euthanasia
  • Wednesday, February 20, 2013

I was sat at the vets the other day when I had another one of my thoughts, how many people know what to do if it comes to having their dog put to sleep. I have had 4 dogs and each of them have been lost in slightly different circumstances. Even though as pet owners … Continued

Super-Furry Animals Infographic
  • Thursday, February 14, 2013

Animals are amazing creatures and whilst they make great pets and companions, they are also heroes in their own right. This Super-Furry Animals infographic from shows some of the bravest animals in all the land. From dolphins that fend off sharks to an elephant carrying a girl to safety from the 2004 tsunami, this … Continued

Are Working-Type Dogs the New ‘Scrap Metal’?
  • Wednesday, February 13, 2013

It’s been well documented that in recent years there has been a tremendous rise in the theft of working-type dogs. We were discussing the subject in the office and someone said to me it’s like these dogs are the new ‘scrap metal’ of a few years ago. We all laughed but the more I thought about … Continued

Buddy & Friends Memory Foam Bone Mat – A Review
  • Tuesday, February 12, 2013

After buying myself a new memory foam mattress I wondered whether there were any kind of memory foam products available on the market for dogs and to my delight I stumbled upon the Buddy & Friends Memory Foam Bone Mat. When it first arrived my initial thoughts were that the product felt lovely but would it actually … Continued

So Much Love, Not Enough Words
  • Monday, February 11, 2013

Valentine’s day is a time for celebrating the ones you love and who love you; who better to spoil and shower with attention than your pets? This infographic, entitled ‘So Much Love, Not Enough Words’ was inspired by you. 1,000 of our policyholders took part in a survey to form the heart-warming statistics found here … Continued

A Review of the Cat Mate Pet Fountain
  • Friday, December 21, 2012

The Cat Mate Pet Fountain is designed to give your cat or dog consistent access to fresh water when you cannot be there to keep checking, changing and refilling their water bowl. Normally I am not one for pet gadgets but I must say that this product is very well designed and excellent value for … Continued

12 Pet Safe Tips of Christmas
  • Monday, December 3, 2012

  Winter can turn our world into a wonderland and, with Christmas not so far away, decorations and festivities are everywhere we look. While the seasonal sights and sounds are a treat for us they can prove dangerous for the animals in our lives so here are a few key points to watch out for: