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Dog shows offer a wonderful platform to showcase your canine companion's beauty, skill, and personality. Whether you're gearing up for a local amateur competition or venturing into the world of larger-scale shows, proper preparation is key. In this comprehensive guide, we'll walk you through the steps to get your dog show-ready, covering grooming schedules, essential items to take, travel tips and more. Grooming Schedule: The Road to a Polished Pup Start grooming your dog regularly well in advance of the show. This includes brushing, bathing, and keeping their coat clean and tangle-free. The frequency may vary based on your dog's...

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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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Welcoming a dog into your life is undoubtedly a joyous occasion, but the journey of companionship comes with its share of responsibilities. Just like any worthwhile endeavour, investing effort into training your beloved canine companion is essential. Even the most endearing and intelligent dogs require a bit of guidance, and Victoria Kerr, a pet nutritionist at Naturo, a natural pet food company, emphasises that training should be an enjoyable experience for both you and your furry companion.  German Shepherd photo by John Tuesday on Unsplash Victoria has unveiled a valuable piece of advice for dog enthusiasts who are training their...

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Who doesn’t love a barbecue or a bit of al fresco dining now that summer has well and truly arrived? (in between the torrential downpours, obviously) However, whilst it's tempting to share your favourite barbecue treats with your furry friends, it's important to be aware that some foods can be harmful or even toxic to dogs. Which is why, this week we are taking a look at some of the barbecue foods that dogs should avoid and how to keep them safe from any potential dangers that you might not necessarily even be aware of.  Corgi Photo by Cottonbro Studio...

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Planning a holiday with your beloved pooch can be an exciting and rewarding experience. However, when you have an older dog, it's important to take their specific needs into account to ensure a comfortable and enjoyable trip for everyone involved. In this blog post, we will provide you with valuable tips and advice on how to plan and prepare for a getaway with your senior dog, ensuring their safety, health, and happiness throughout the journey. Black lab Photo by Michael on Unsplash 1. Talk to your vet Before embarking on any holiday adventure with an older dog, it is a good idea...

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