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cats, dogs, guinea pigs, online dating -

This week we were intrigued to read about a new survey from online marketplace OnBuy which revealed that 73% of people agree that seeing an animal in an online dating profile picture instantly makes someone more attractive. Dogs make you look good The study then went further, asking 4,268 people to ‘pick the specific animals that would increase their likelihood of picking someone with said animal’ in order to ascertain which pets make people more attractive in their online profile picture. The clear winner was dogs. Dog lover Photo by La Miko from Pexels So do cats…and farm animals 84% of respondents said...

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dogs, puppies, puppy, puppy diaries -

Welcome to our new monthly blog series all about Murdock the lurcher puppy, with candid insights and practical tips on welcoming a dog into your home. Choosing a Puppy I’ve been looking into getting a pup for quite a long time, since my dear old lurcher Beau passed away a couple of years ago. As a family, we haven’t rushed into things. Beau was a very special dog and we have been taking the time to find the right dog for us, to suit our lifestyle and temperament. A dog that could become an integral part of our family, like Beau...

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cats, dogs, pet health, vets -

How well do you know your dog or cat – are you able to understand their needs? According to a new study by the Royal School of Veterinary Studies at the University of Edinburgh, some of us may not know our animals half as well as we think. Researchers have found that there is quite a knowledge gap when it comes to understanding what our animals need and what is best for them when it comes to their welfare. Dog Photo by Justin Veenema on Unsplash The study, published earlier this month was commissioned by the Animal Welfare Foundation (AWF)....

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dog pool, dogs, New Products, paddling pool -

The summer hols are almost here and this week we’ve added another new product to our range that will keep your dog happy during those endless sunny days in the garden. Our brand new Gravitis Pet Supplies Dog Paddling Pool is designed especially for dogs and constructed from non-toxic, scratch resistant PVC with a reinforced, non-slip floor. With rigid side panels to help the pool to keep its shape - even when it is empty - it is much tougher than a standard paddling pool. Why is it important to keep your dog cool? We’ve written a couple of blog...

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bee stings, dog first aid, dog health, dogs, summer, wasp stings -

As the weather warms up it is good to get outside more with our pets and enjoy the sunshine - but the warm weather can also bring some hazards too. Park authorities nationwide have reported an unprecedented amount of littering and it is important to make sure that your pup is not chewing on discarded cigarette ends or fast food wrappings on your daily walk as these can be extremely harmful. The increase in litter has also brought an increase in insects, including wasps which also pose a danger to your pet. But do you know what to do if...

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