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5 easy steps to take to pet-proof your home

Pet-proofing your home doesn't need to be hard work. Whether you're welcoming a new puppy or kitten or rescuing an older dog or cat, we've got 5 easy steps to follow to pet-proof your home before your new friend arrives.

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Eye and ear care for pets

Grooming is more than just brushing your pet’s fur so they can look good, looking after their eyes and ears is just as important. Read our blog to find out how to care for your pet's eyes and ears.

Summer safety tips to keep your pets safe this summer

The Dog Days are here AKA the hottest days of the year. Make sure to keep an eye out for these summer hazards and protect your pet this summer.

Symptoms and actions of poisoning in pets

Our dogs explore things with their mouths, especially as pups and the curious nature of our cats can lead to our pets being poisoned. Here are the signs of a poisoned pet, and what actions you need to take if your cat or dog is ill.

Dog socialisation timeline and checklist

When you welcome a new pup into your home, dog socialisation is one of the most important things to remember. Here are a timeline and checklist to work towards to help you and your pip on the way to a smoother start.

What to expect when you get a new puppy

When you buy or adopt a puppy each bundle of joy will have their own personalities and create their own kind of mischief, so you should always expect the unexpected. Here's what to expect when you get a new pet.

Joii: Training your pup

We catch up with Heather from Joii and Lucy the pup to get some top tips on training your pet, even when it all seems too challenging.

Top “Why does my puppy…?” questions from new owners

Puppies will get up to mischief and mayhem but sometimes they do things that we are not entirely sure what they mean. We've come up with some explanations to some of the more common things they do that get owner asking questions and getting concerned.

How much exercise does my dog need?

Confused how much exercise your pet needs? Here's how much physical and mental stimulation your pet requires based on their breed and group.