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Why Do Old Dogs Smell?

Why Do Old Dogs Smell?

We love our dogs, and watching them grow old can be tough. We start to notice the subtle signs of ageing, like taking an extra few minutes to get moving in the morning or lagging behind us on our daily walks. Over time, they might stop responding when we call their...

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Calendar Competition – May 2022

Calendar Competition – May 2022

The Mark + Chappell calendar competition is back and this May we want to see your best pet photos! The best pet photo will be the face of May in our 2023 calendar and win a selection of Mark+Chappell treats!!   To Enter:   On Instagram To enter on Instagram,...

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How Dog Urine Damages Your Grass – And How To Stop It!

How Dog Urine Damages Your Grass – And How To Stop It!

At long last, the summer is here. For most of us, this means sunshine, gardening, planting flowers, cutting the grass, and all that good stuff. It also means more outdoor time for our beloved pets, from beach trips to playing fetch in the garden (and trying to steal...

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Calendar Competition – April 2022

Calendar Competition – April 2022

The Mark + Chappell calendar competition is back and this April we want to see your best pet photos! The best pet photo will be the face of April in our 2023 calendar and win a selection of Mark+Chappell treats!!   To Enter:   On Instagram To enter on...

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Why Some Dogs Don’t Like Hugs

Why Some Dogs Don’t Like Hugs

The definition of the phrase “it’s a dog’s life” has become distorted in recent years. Far from enduring a difficult, unhappy existence, the vast majority of dogs that are part of a loving family lead pampered and privileged lives, with their every need catered to....

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Why Does My Dog’s Breath Smell?

Why Does My Dog’s Breath Smell?

As pet parents, we love our furry friends unconditionally. That said, however, there are certain occasions when it becomes a little difficult to give them as much affection as we’d like. A prime example of this is when your dog suddenly develops bad breath. Perhaps...

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Calendar Competition – March 2022

Calendar Competition – March 2022

The Mark + Chappell calendar competition is back and this March we want to see your best pet photos! The best pet photo will be the face of March in our 2023 calendar and win a selection of Mark+Chappell treats!!   To Enter:   On Instagram To enter on...

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Tips For Strengthening The Hind Legs Of Older Dogs

Tips For Strengthening The Hind Legs Of Older Dogs

Ageing is inevitable in the circle of life – and our canine companions are no exception to this rule. As hard as it may be to watch our best furry friends begin to slow down with age, it is a reality many pet owners have to face. One particularly common reason for...

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How To Stop Your Dog Digging Holes In Your Garden

How To Stop Your Dog Digging Holes In Your Garden

After a long winter (and a tough couple of years), spring has sprung and you can feel the excitement in the air. Brighter evenings and milder temperatures mean fresh air, long walks and plenty of time spent perfecting your garden for the warmer months ahead. This will...

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Calendar Competition – February 2022

Calendar Competition – February 2022

The Mark + Chappell calendar competition is back and this February we want to see your best pet photos! The best pet photo will be the face of February in our 2023 calendar and win a selection of Mark+Chappell treats!!   To Enter:   On Instagram To enter on...

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Why Does My Dog Keep Biting Its Paws?

Why Does My Dog Keep Biting Its Paws?

Every dog is special and unique, particularly in the eyes of its adoring pet parent! From funny personality traits to little quirks, our dogs have very distinct personalities of their own and are a joy to be around as a result. However, oftentimes they can develop...

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Calendar Competition – January 2022

Calendar Competition – January 2022

It’s near the end of January, which means spring is in the air! We want to see your best spring-themed pet photos. The best pet photo will be the face of January in our 2023 calendar and win a selection of Mark+Chappell treats!!   To Enter:   On Instagram To...

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Why Is My Cat Sneezing?

Why Is My Cat Sneezing?

Cats will often experience a random fit of sneezing, in the same way pet parents do. Whether it’s an irritant that gets up their nose, or the pollen count is sky-high, the odd sneeze here and there is nothing to be concerned about. However, if your feline friend is...

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Top Tips On How To Care For A Blind Dog

Top Tips On How To Care For A Blind Dog

As pet parents, our dogs mean the world to us, and we automatically go into overdrive to protect them when any health issue arises. One such serious issue is that of canine blindness. Some dogs are born with the condition while others develop it over time as a result...

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How to Stop Your Dog from Barking

How to Stop Your Dog from Barking

    There’s nothing like the feelgood factor you get from hearing your dog barking excitedly as you return home, waiting to greet you at the door. But what about when that barking goes beyond excitement at a particular situation, becoming frequent,...

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How to Clean Your Cat’s Teeth at Home

How to Clean Your Cat’s Teeth at Home

    They may have a reputation for being fiercely independent, but cats rely heavily on their owners to ensure their needs are met on a daily basis. While ensuring a plentiful supply of food and cuddles is up there, a big responsibility that falls on the shoulders of...

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Trick or Treat! Halloween Competition 2021

Trick or Treat! Halloween Competition 2021

   It's Time For A Spoooky Competition! It's Halloween and there are lots of treats to be won so get your cameras ready! To get into the spirit of things, we are giving away 3 prizes to the entries with the best pet costume or the best pet trick! The winners...

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5 Top Tips for Keeping Your Dog’s Coat Shiny

5 Top Tips for Keeping Your Dog’s Coat Shiny

  They say that beauty comes from the inside out and this is certainly true in the canine world. If your dog has a coat that looks shiny and lustrous, it’s likely that their overall health is in tip top shape too. But what does a healthy-looking coat have to...

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Why is my older cat losing weight?

Why is my older cat losing weight?

    As pet parents, we are no strangers to closely monitoring meals and snacks in a bid to fend off obesity in our cats and dogs. So focused are we on this issue, that we are often taken by surprise when the opposite problem occurs, and our pets begin to lose weight...

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Why do my dog’s gums bleed?

Why do my dog’s gums bleed?

    When our pets are under the weather, it’s an anxious time. They may be off their food or simply seem a lot quieter than their usual energetic selves. Sometimes they may show obvious signs of a problem, which can be even more worrying for us as pet...

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