Expert tips and advice to keep your pet safe outdoors
Bikes provide hours of fun for families, offer a form of transport and are a great way to exercise but can you take a dog with you on a bike ride? We look at if riding with your dog is safe, how to ride with your pooch and other things to consider.
Our dogs can be at risk of infestation from parasites which can lead to infections, but these can often be controlled, treated or prevented. We take a look at how dogs get ticks and fleas, how to spot them, whether they can be prevented and what to do if your dog becomes a victim to these parasites.
Having a dog as an exercise partner can provide the motivation you need on the days you don’t feel like running and can help strengthen the bond between you. We provide some top tips on how to take your dog running safely.
Confused how much exercise your pet needs? Here's how much physical and mental stimulation your pet requires based on their breed and group.
Living with dogs is a wonderful adventure and they continue to surprise us every day, but would you know what to do if they fell ill or were involved in an accident? Here's how pet first aid can help you prep for an emergency.
Whatever the season, all sorts of flowers, plants and foliage grow and bloom. Here are just some plants and flowers that are toxic to dogs.
We all enjoy a summer dog walk, but do you know the best ways to do this in safety? Animal Friends has put together a guide to safe summer dog walks.
Grass seeds are one of the most common problems encountered by pets, especially dogs. An owner may not realise the extent their pet has been affected.
Our pets gain and lose water throughout the day, panting, urinating, sweating and even breathing contributes to the loss of fluid so they can easily end up dehydrated, especially in the summer months. We take a look at the signs, treatment and prevention of dehydration in pets.
Protect your pet in The Great Outpaws
As dog owners the welcome home at the door will never get old, the cuddles on the sofa on a cold night will never get boring, and we'll always appreciate the help they give without even realising it. Taking them for their daily walk, or two, can seem a bit of a chore on a rainy day but our stresses truly disappear with each step.
Dogs really do take the lead on making sure we're well looked after. With one of our policies you can return the favour and help protect them against the rising cost of vet bills.
Take out a policy with us today where 9 out of 10 of us are owned by a pet.
Out and about in the woods - fleas and ticks
Prevention is easier than cure when it comes to these parasites and our partners Joii recommend all year-round treatment. Regardless of whether you suspect you have a problem or you just want to prevent it, Joii offers free vet health assessments to Animal Friends customers, plus you get an exclusive 25% discount* on their recommended all-in-one flea, tick and worm control treatment, only available via vets.
*25% discount is available on the vet recommended products included in the offer. This discount is on the product only - full P&P will still be payable. The product cost can’t be claimed for on your insurance. Animal Friends and Joii reserve the right to withdraw the offer at any time.