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cat bath, cat brush, cat grooming, cats -

We talk a lot about dog grooming on the blog, how many pups have been bought during lockdown and how to keep them healthy, but what we often overlook is that many pet owners buy Gravitis products for grooming their cats - particularly show cats who don’t mind a blow dryer or a good brush down. Cats have also proven to be popular pets during the pandemic and those with longer coats need regular brushing to help keep the healthy. So this week we’re going to give some top tips for washing and brushing your cat. Photo by Miron Cristina...

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According to the Pet Food Manufacturers’ Association, some 3.2 million UK households acquired a new pet since the start of the pandemic last year. As we’ve discussed previously on the blog, the coronavirus pandemic has seen more of us choosing to buy a puppy during the last year than ever before - but it's not all good news for new dog owners.  If you’re one of the people that got yourself a new pup during lockdown, there could be a chance that you could be injuring yourself by allowing it to pull on the lead. That’s according to Dr Peter Angell, a Senior...

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cats, dogs, lockdown, pet names -

Over the last year we’ve written a lot about caring for your pets in lockdown – and the fact that more people than ever have decided to get a cat or a dog in order to keep themselves company during long boring days at home. New research by insurance company Go Compare has revealed that they conducted more than 97,700 insurance quote for puppies alone, during 2020.  With so much access to pet data, the insurers were also able to reveal some of the most popular pet name choices over the past year as well. So if you’re thinking of getting...

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lockdown, neutering, puppy, puppy diaries -

This is the sixth instalment of our puppy diary, featuring Murdock the lurcher puppy, with candid insights and practical tips on welcoming a dog into your home. You may have noticed that we’ve missed a few months as Murdock has begun to settle into family life and there have been less milestones to report. He is nearly ten months old now, still growing, still very playful and chewing everything but he has now reached the age when we have had to make the tough decision of whether to get him neutered.  Why neuter your dog? As well as preventing unwanted pups, neutering...

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Whilst it is normal to feel anxious from time to time, many of us can feel overwhelmed by the current situation, with uncertainty around our work or home life and whether things will ever truly return to ‘normal.’  This can affect both our physical and mental health and make us feel as though we lack control, causing lack of sleep or restlessness which leaves us feeling exhausted. Often during an emotional crisis, people turn to animals for support and the effects can be amazing. This is one of several reasons why pets have become so popular during lockdown. Dogs in...

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