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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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dogs, happy dogs -

Happiness comes in all shapes and sizes and when it comes to dogs, some breeds are just naturally predisposed to exude buckets of boundless joy and exuberance. As winter draws closer we think everyone could do with a little bit more of that doggy joy and love in their lives which is why this week we’re looking at the ten happiest breeds of dog, the ten most loyal breeds of dog – that are likely to stick to you like Velcro - and how to tell if your dog loves you. Let’s face it, for most people it’s a given...

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dogs, office -

Post-covid and working from home, many businesses are taking a more casual approach to what goes on in the office, particularly with many ‘lockdown puppies’ that do not wish to be left home alone after spending so much time with their owners in their formative years. But is it really a good idea to bring your dog to work? Could it be the ultimate solution for separation anxiety, rising pet care costs, and strengthening your bond with your pooch? Or is it simply a recipe for canine chaos? While the notion of taking your dog to work every day may...

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dog health, dogs, Staying Healthy -

Bank holidays are a cherished opportunity to escape the daily grind and unwind with your four-legged friend. Whether you're headed to the beach or the countryside, these breaks provide the perfect chance to create lasting memories with your pooch. However, it's essential to be aware of potential hazards that can mar your otherwise perfect weekend. In this article, we'll explore how to make the most of your bank holiday while keeping your dog safe from hidden dangers at the beach and in the countryside. Frisbee Photo by Lenin Estrada on Unsplash The Beach Retreat Leash Up: The excitement of the beach...

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cool, dogs, heat stroke, heatwave -

We'e had several weeks of lovely sunshine recently and the forecast for next week is looking pretty good as well, but whilst we are enjoying the sunshine it is important to make sure that our pets are comfortable too. Quite often your dog will tag along with whatever we are doing and won't tell us they are overheating until it is too late. So as temperatures soar during this heatwave, it's crucial to prioritise the well-being of your furry friends, particularly dogs who are vulnerable to heat-related issues. Knowing how to keep your dog cool and safe in hot weather...

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