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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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cool, summer -

As the temperature rises and the sun shines brighter, it's important to ensure the well-being of our beloved pets, especially cats and dogs, during the summer months. The heat can pose various challenges for our furry companions, including overheating and exposure to potential hazards. In this article, we will explore some essential tips on how to keep your pets cool and safe during the summer and what to do if they encounter common summer hazards like bee stings and barbecues Wet dog pic by Jack Geoghegan on Pexels Bee Stings and Other Summer Hazards for Pets Bee Stings: If your...

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Dog behaviour, dogs -

I've had my dog for almost three years now. He was a lockdown puppy which means he spent a lot of time with us in his first year. I take him to work with me and we take him on holiday and he is left home alone maybe one or two days a week. Sometimes if I leave him in the car for a moment I can hear him howling and I didn't like to think about what he gets up to when I'm not at home. My next door neighbours have 4 dogs that bark all the time whether...

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cats, dogs, garden -

Gardening is a wonderful way to connect with nature and enhance your surroundings, but it's important to keep in mind that not all plants are safe for our pets. Dogs and cats are curious creatures, and they may be tempted to sniff or nibble on your garden plants. Unfortunately, many common garden plants are toxic to pets and can cause serious health problems, ranging from mild stomach upset to serious health conditions. In this article, we'll discuss some of the most common garden plants that are poisonous to dogs and cats and how to protect your pets. Daffodils - Whilst these cheerful spring...

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puppy diaries -

Welcome to the Puppy Diaries! This is our annual update on the progress of Murdock, the subject of our popular puppy diaries series that we started in 2020. Murdock turns three in a couple of weeks and it is probably fair to say we should rename this segment as the ‘dog diaries’ from now on as he progresses into adulthood, although he still acts like a crazy puppy some of the time. As a lockdown puppy, Murdock did not get the same kind of exposure to people and other pets that some dogs normally do. Although he attended puppy training classes when...

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