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2020 Pet Calendar Competition

2020 Pet Calendar Competition

    Updated: July 2020 Is your pet simply gorgeous? Well then, it’s time to make sure that they are the face of the month for our 2021 Calendar. It's open to all pets! Each month in 2020 we’ll be running a competition to see who will be feature of the 2021...

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How to Keep Your Older Dog Active

How to Keep Your Older Dog Active

   According to the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), dogs that are seven years of age or older qualify for the senior pet status.   Similar to what happens to us humans, our canine friends can slow down as they age, requiring more sleep...

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Does My Cat Have a Urinary Problem?

Does My Cat Have a Urinary Problem?

   Urinary problems are fairly common amongst cats, it’s likely that your veterinarian or another cat owner has already warned you about them.   So it’s important for every cat owner to take some time to educate themselves about the types of cat urinary...

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Why Does My Dog Eat Poop? (What Is Coprophagia?)

Why Does My Dog Eat Poop? (What Is Coprophagia?)

   Have you ever caught your dog doing the unthinkable and eating poop (their own or that of another dog)? In either case, it’s easy to feel disgusted when you see your dog engaged in such disgusting behaviour (known as coprophagia). You might take a little...

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How to stop dog urine killing the grass?

How to stop dog urine killing the grass?

   Do you love keeping your lawn looking fresh and green all year round? Did your dog ruin it by leaving yellow spots and patches everywhere they pee? Well, the good news is that you don’t have to choose between your dog and the lawn! Read on to find out how...

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Small Pets Competition – April 2020

Small Pets Competition – April 2020

    We love rabbits, gerbils, guinea pigs and hamsters, do you? 3 lucky winners of this photo #competition will WIN 4 packs of VetIQ Nibblots for their small pets!   PRIZES: Nibblots are delicious and healthy small animal treats that are specially...

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What plants are poisonous to dogs?

What plants are poisonous to dogs?

   Are you an avid gardener? Approximately 27 million people across the UK participate in gardening on a regular basis. If you are one of these people, and are also a dog owner, you might have concerns about how your precious plants might affect your canine...

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How Do Dogs Get Fleas?

How Do Dogs Get Fleas?

   Most dog owners are only too familiar with fleas. Whether you and your dog have worked through a flea infestation before or if you’ve only seen the myriad of products and veterinary warnings about flea protection, the fight against fleas is something that...

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How Much Exercise Does My Dog Need?

How Much Exercise Does My Dog Need?

   How Much Exercise Does My Dog Need? With everything going on across Europe during the COVID-19 pandemic, looking after our mental health is going to be important. Getting out and walking the dog can really help with this. Research from the 2019 PAW (PDSA...

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Why Does My Pet Eat Grass?

Why Does My Pet Eat Grass?

   If you’re like most pet owners, you’ve probably noticed your cat or dog eating grass from time to time. Maybe you’ve brushed this behaviour off as a bizarre habit (it can’t have been the oddest thing your pet has done!), or maybe you’re wondering why?...

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Kitten Training: What to Expect

Kitten Training: What to Expect

   Most pet owners know about the challenges associated with training a puppy, but cats need training too! Particularly when cats are still kittens, curious and playful little things who need guidance just like any human baby or other young animal, they...

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Valentine’s Day Competition – February 2020

Valentine’s Day Competition – February 2020

    Is your pet looking for love this Valentine’s Day Well, we have 3 great prize hampers to give away to the pets with the best dating profiles! To Enter To enter, post your pet’s dating profile in the comments of this Facebook post, including: A picture of...

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Are Himalayan Salt Lamps Dangerous For Pets?

Are Himalayan Salt Lamps Dangerous For Pets?

    Over recent years, Himalayan salt lamps have grown in popularity. This is largely down to their reported health benefits which include increased blood flow and improved sleep. They even supposedly help with allergies and breathing difficulties as well...

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Why Does My Dog Have Dry or Itchy Skin?

Why Does My Dog Have Dry or Itchy Skin?

    At some point in your life, you’ve probably experienced a bout of dryness, flakiness, or itching, but did you know that humans aren’t the only ones who can struggle with dry skin? Beneath their thick fur coats, your dogs have skin that’s not too...

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Throughout our history, Mark + Chappell have developed a reputation for being first-to-market with exciting, new product offerings that challenge the traditional way of treatment and how remedies are administered.

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Innovation and product development are fundamental to the success of Mark + Chappell. Our in-house knowledge and expertise has helped to develop a variety of innovative solutions to the meet the needs of the modern pet owner.