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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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With just a couple more sleeps to go until the big day, it is important to remember that Christmas isn’t just an exciting time for children – our pets enjoy in the Christmas magic too. They can sense we are excited and they can smell the special food or presents under the tree and know that something is different this time of year. But it’s not all fun and games, Christmas time can present a few hazards too. Although we can be tempted to share some of our own tasty treats with our pet, many of the foods that we...

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The Christmas jumper has seen a surge in popularity amongst humans in recent years, but is it really appropriate to dress your dog or cat up too? Whilst it is clear that some items of pet clothing are very useful in keeping our pets warm and dry - or making them more visible in the dark, the RSPCA has expressed some concern about whether dressing pets up in human-style clothing may be cruel.  Prioritise Happiness When making a decision about whether to dress your pet, you should prioritise their happiness and wellbeing - and quite often, it depends on the...

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