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Why some dogs need space

Why some dogs need space

    If you see a dog with a YELLOW ribbon, bandana or similar on the leash or on the dog, this is a dog that needs some space. Please do not approach the dog, or its people, with your dog. They are indicating that their dog cannot be close to other dogs. How...

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Mark + Chappell Team Up With Yellow Dog™

Mark + Chappell Team Up With Yellow Dog™

    Today, we’re proud to announce our new partnership with Yellow Dog UK™, a trusted and established UK dog charity. We believe in the message of their initiative – Some Dogs Need Space – and that safer, more enjoyable walks lead to an improved...

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2020 Pet Calendar Competition

2020 Pet Calendar Competition

    Updated: August 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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Why Does My Dog Have Bad Breath? (And how to Prevent It!)

Why Does My Dog Have Bad Breath? (And how to Prevent It!)

    Any dog owner knows the feeling of enthusiastic, slobbery kisses from their furry loved one. But, even if your dog isn’t a licker, there’s nothing quite like the sensation of a dog panting in your face and bestowing the best of their hot, wet, often...

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Puppy Teething Tips

Puppy Teething Tips

    When taking care of a growing puppy, teething can be one of the most sensitive and challenging times for both the owners and the puppy. Their newly arriving teeth are not only painful to them but can also be painful to much of your furniture, clothing...

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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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