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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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According to a recent study by More Than pet insurance, over a quarter of pet owners reported that they feel less lonely because they own a pet and they also experience lower levels of stress and lower blood pressure.  The research - which was conducted in partnership with a team of psychologists from Innovation Bubble - revealed that: Owning a pet appears to reduce blood pressure and stress by at least 10% 85% of pet owners reported a more optimistic disposition – more than those without pets (77%) Pet owners said that they felt less stressed on school nights than non-pet owners...

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If you’re lucky enough to have a garden for your pets, it’s quite a good idea to optimise that space for them and make it into a safe area they can enjoy – as well as somewhere that will attract wildlife so that you can do your bit for the environment, but where do you start? This week we’re looking at some of the things you can do to make your garden into a great space for your pet, whilst attracting nature at the same time. Schnauzer photo by Chris on Unsplash A secure fence This probably goes without saying but...

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