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cats, dogs, pet etiquette, pets -

In a world where pets are cherished members of the family, it's essential to understand the unspoken rules of pet etiquette when interacting with someone else's furry friend. Whether it's a playful pup or a graceful feline, respecting boundaries and showing consideration are key to ensuring positive interactions for both you and the pet owner. Which is why, this week we’re taking a look at how to navigate pet etiquette and avoid common faux pas when engaging with other people's pets. 1. Always ask for permission The cardinal rule of pet etiquette is to always ask for permission before interacting...

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cats, cold weather, dogs, guinea pigs, rabbits, snow -

This week, most of the UK has experienced freezing temperatures with ice, frost and snow falling in many areas. Unlike some countries we’re not always sure what to do when we get a bit of snow as it doesn’t happen every year and we can often find ourselves ill-equipped to deal with it. Cold weather can also pose unique challenges for your pets, but with proper care and attention, you can make sure that they stay warm and cosy even in extreme conditions! This week we’re taking a look at how to you can take care of dogs, cats, rabbits,...

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cats, Christmas, Christmas wellbeing, dogs -

This seems to have come around VERY quickly again this year, but December is here and it’s time for our annual festive post on keeping your pet safe during the festive period, with a list of food and drinks to avoid along with a reminder of the hazards of Christmas decorations! This year we’ve split the blog into two parts, so this week we’ll be taking a look at food and decorations and in the second part we’ll look at ways to reduce stress at Christmas, both for yourself and for your pets and how to spread some Christmas cheer...

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cats, dogs, fish, pet ownership, rabbits, reptiles -

Since we wrote our article about the surge in pet ownership in Britain last June, pet ownership in the UK has increased even further. According to the Pet Food Manufacturers Association (PFMA) 13 million UK households now own a pet dog and 12 million own a pet cat. You can find out how these statistics compare with the rest of the world in this fascinating article by the World Animal Foundation. But why do we all love our pets so much? Calico cat photo by Amiya Nanda on Pexels The Magic of Companionship  The emotional support that we derive from our...

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cats, dogs, garden -

Gardening is a wonderful way to connect with nature and enhance your surroundings, but it's important to keep in mind that not all plants are safe for our pets. Dogs and cats are curious creatures, and they may be tempted to sniff or nibble on your garden plants. Unfortunately, many common garden plants are toxic to pets and can cause serious health problems, ranging from mild stomach upset to serious health conditions. In this article, we'll discuss some of the most common garden plants that are poisonous to dogs and cats and how to protect your pets. Daffodils - Whilst these cheerful spring...

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