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Are You Really Ready To Welcome A Dog Into Your Life?

***Collaborative post*** Some people might think that the prospect of bringing a dog into their family is “no big deal” and that they can wing it along the way. However, that’s an easy way to set yourself up for more work than you’re ready to take on. Here, we’re going to look at the questions […]

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Why You Should Say Yes To A Family Pet

***Collaborative post*** At some point in family life, your children are going to ask you for a pet. It’s the inevitable side of parenting that children want to love a little more of an animal. You get it: you wanted to love more so you created more children! Children would love the chance to be […]

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How To Gracefully Handle The Death Of Your Dog

***Collaborative post*** It’s never easy to say goodbye to a beloved pet, but if you know it’s imminent, you might begin to plan for the inevitable. Even if the emotional pain is too much to bear, you’ll still have to deal with a few realities. Speak to Your Kids Your children will be upset by […]

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6 Signs Your Partner May Love Their Pet More Than You

***Collaborative post*** Normally, your partner may show a considerable amount of affection towards their pet, especially if you came into the picture after. They’re (usually) cute, friendly, and attached to their owner, so there’s no doubt there will be a lot of love in the air between them. If they own a dog, then you […]

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How To Give Your Dog A Very Happy Christmas

Christmas is coming, and many of us are currently in the midst of our festive planning. It might look a little different this year, of course, thanks to the continuing disruption caused by the pandemic, but there is still much to look forward to. But while in the planning stage, we shouldn’t forget about our […]

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How to Choose the Right Pet Door for You

***Collaborative post*** If you’re thinking about installing a cat flap or a dog flap in your home, then there are several important factors to consider. Ideally, a cat flap or pet door should add convenience and increase safety, not the opposite. There are also different kinds of pet door you can look into, to decide […]

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Save Your Dogs From Themselves This Spring Season

***Collaborative post*** Springtime normally brings out the fun side in everyone. After long months of rain, wind and snow, we’re finally back out into green fields, bountiful meadows and enjoying the sunshine. Our pets especially feel invigorated and want to run as fast as they can, while chasing butterflies. But, sadly, it’s not all fun […]

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Dogs love Christmas too

Christmas is a wonderful time of year. It is a time for us all to enjoy spending quality time with friends and family whilst enjoying some much-needed downtime. Do you have pets? If so, do you spoil your pets at Christmas? We have two dogs, Coco our two-year-old Siberian Husky. We also have Hunter, our […]

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Your Healthy, Happy Dog

Pet care advice Bringing a dog into your family is an exciting time, giving them a loving family home while also adding a new member to your household. There’s a lot of responsibility involved, but a lot of fun too. Looking after your dog’s health and wellbeing is as vital as looking after your own, […]

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Why we got a second dog

Our reason behind getting a second dog As regular readers of our blog will know, we did have a beautiful boy dog for over 10 years called Buddy. He sadly passed away just under two years ago. Back in January this year the emptiness from not having a loving dog around the home was just […]

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Opening up our home

Opening up our home Sadly, back in March 2017 we had to say a very sad goodbye to our loving Buddy who passed away in his sleep. Buddy was our German shepherd dog and was our fur-baby for just under 11 years. Back then we said “NO MORE” dogs as the saying goodbye was just […]

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First time crate training

First time crate training For those not aware, we recently welcomed Coco into our family. Coco is a Siberian Husky girl. Before we welcomed Coco home we made sure we was fully prepared for her as we wanted to make sure we had all the basics in place needed. Before we collected Coco we defiantly […]

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Coco 6 weeks on

 Coco 6 weeks on Some of you may know that 6 weeks ago we welcomed Coco into our family. Coco is a beautiful Siberian Husky. Before we made the decision to get another dog since sadly loosing our beautiful boy Buddy a lot of research was done and then a lot of preparation. Before bringing […]

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Preparing our home for a new puppy

Preparing our home for a new puppy On Friday we will be welcoming a puppy into our home and into our family. Meet Coco our 8 week old Siberian Husky girl. Coco The decision to get another dog certainly wasn’t taken lightly seeing as we only lost our loving Buddy back in March. A lot […]

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Skills Children Can Gain From Looking After A Family Pet

Pets are a source of much love and joy for families. Children especially enjoy and respond to the warmth and friendship they provide. A pet can be a furry best friend, partner-in-crime, companion, someone to cuddle with and much more for your child. Pets also make great teachers. They improve a child’s social, emotional, physical and cognitive development while imparting a few valuable life skills as your child interacts with them. If you are considering adding a pet to your brood, here are some of the potential skills children can gain from looking after a family pet:

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