Archive for the ‘Dog’ Category

 
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Why are Easter Eggs Dangerous for Dogs?

Thursday, April 18th, 2019
Easter has arrived meaning pet owners will have a lot more chocolate around the house, and veterinary clinics will be seeing a lot more chocolate ingestion by dogs. Chocolate is a wonderful treat for humans, but it is to
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5 Foods to Increase your Dog’s Health

Thursday, April 11th, 2019
The term ‘superfood’ is thrown around a lot as people try to improve their diets and health. But there are certain foods which are also natural health boosters for our four legged friends. Add the following foods to
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Two’s a Treat

Monday, April 1st, 2019
Deciding on whether to add a new addition to your household is a lot to think about, with many factors to consider. Petplan explore whether pets should be kept in pairs or are best left alone. Cats In the wild, cats are
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Grass Seed Danger

Thursday, March 28th, 2019
Grass produces seed heads which are shaped like arrows with sharp ends. The sharp ends can stick to your pet and lodge under the skin. Naturally, causing discomfort to dogs. They can lodge anywhere but are mainly found i
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3 Big Fears in Dogs

Monday, March 18th, 2019
There are many things that get our dogs feeling anxious or unnerved. Some may seem irrational to us, and some are completely understandable. We take a look at the three of the most common fears in dogs. Being Left Alone
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Popular Names of 2019: The Doggy Edition

Thursday, March 7th, 2019
Following on from our last blog, the most popular cat names, we decided to take a look at which names took the top spot for dogs this year. Surprisingly, some names still haven’t been knocked out of the top 5 for four
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Introducing Cats and Dogs

Monday, February 25th, 2019
  Although the perception is that cats and dogs cannot live together peacefully, introducing them to one another correctly could be the foundation of a happy friendship. This perfect introduction will require some p
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Can you Really Afford a Pet?

Monday, February 18th, 2019
Owning a pet can be an extremely rewarding experience. We all know we would love a little companion to be by our side. So it is an exciting time you decide you would like to have a new family addition. However, amongst 
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Reading your Dog’s Body Language

Thursday, February 14th, 2019
  The more time you spend with your canine companion, the easier it is to read their body language. You start to pick up on every little detail from their positioning and posture to their overall behaviour and emoti
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Pet Safety in Storms

Thursday, December 20th, 2018
Many dogs experience severe anxiety during thunderstorms. Scientists have proven that certain dogs have canine noise aversion, a fear or anxiety associated by noise. The noise and darkness from storms, with dropping baro