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Welcome to part two of our festive blog, looking at how you can keep your pets safe and happy during the festive period. Last week we looked at physical wellbeing, including food and drink that pets should never have, along with non-edible Christmas hazards including decorations and candles that can cause problems for cats and dogs. We also talked about giving your guests some ground rules when it comes to sharing food or handing out treats. This week we’re looking at how to protect both you and your pet’s mental and emotional wellbeing during what can be a very stressful...

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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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Well, this seems to have come around very quickly this year! Yes it’s our annual post about taking care of your pets at Christmas, with a guide to what your pets should and shouldn’t eat along with some tips on keeping them safe and happy during the festive season. Although Christmas can be fun and exciting for humans and animals (Murdock the lurcher is particularly excited about his doggy advent calendar this year and comes belting down the stairs each morning to get a treat) Christmas time can also be a little bit hazardous for our pets. Many of the...

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Welcome to our annual round up of Christmas gift ideas from the Gravitis Pet Supplies shop. Whether you’re looking for a couple of stocking fillers or something more substantial for the pets (or pet groomers) in your life, we’ve got something to suit all budgets! Dog grooming scissors and accessories If you’re buying a set of dog grooming scissors as a gift then the our most impressive set is definitely our Rainbow Stainless Steel Dog Grooming Set, (£27.95). This four piece set comes complete with a stylish black case and a cleaning cloth. The set comprises: Thinning Shears: Ideal for...

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This is probably not the best time to be talking about choosing a puppy, as this time of year is not an ideal time to be getting any sort of pet. A few decades ago people used to buy puppies for Christmas and then discard them in the new year, leading to the Chief Executive of the Dogs Trust (at that time known as the National Canine Defence League), Clarissa Baldwin to develop the slogan ‘A Dog is for Life, Not Just for Christmas' which famously appeared on car stickers and posters and other campaign information up and down the...

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