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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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How To Handle A New Puppy Safely

***Collaborative post*** The birth of a puppy is an often eagerly awaited event but also a source of stress for owners, here are some tips on the first steps to be taken for newborns. Puppies should be born in a warm enough environment (around 25° C), because they are unable to raise their body temperature […]

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Is Your Lifestyle Suited For A Dog?

***Collaborative post*** A lot of people want to get a dog, but not everyone currently has the kind of lifestyle that a dog really needs in order to be cared for and respected properly. A dog is an animal with emotions that needs to be given the attention, love and care it deserves, and if […]

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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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Tips To Make Your Home Suitable For Pets

***Collaborative post*** Buying pets is a serious commitment, especially for those that will live for years. It’s important that you also make your home a place that is suitable for the animal in mind. Here are some tips to make your home suitable for animals to live in. Have Plenty Of Outdoor Space Having an […]

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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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Essentials For Anyone Thinking Of Getting A Dog

Dog Essentials We’re sure you’ll all agree, when you have a dog, they become a member of the family. Every decision you make as a family revolves around whether your dog is included and if not, what care you can arrange for them. Dogs can need as much (if not more) of your time, love, […]

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Different Ways To Help A Dog With Arthritis

Dogs with Arthritis For any adult that suffers from arthritis, you know how much of a frustration it can be. Dealing with the pain and the inability to do certain tasks can be stressful and upsetting. The same applies to your dog. And, when your dog is in pain, you will want to do everything […]

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Grain-free food: the benefits for your pet

Grain-free food: the benefits for your pet Owners have a huge range of dog foods and cat foods today, however, choosing which is the best for your pet is sometimes tricky. A type of pet food that has a lot of people talking is ‘grain-free’ — but do you know why this kind of nutrition […]

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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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