Archive for the ‘Dogs’ Category


Dog friendly parks

Thursday, October 19th, 2017
We all struggle to find a place where we can take our pup for a walk that lets them socialise as well as have fun. It not only takes away the boredom of the same walk every day, exercising and socialisation are both cruc

Why do puppies bite?

Monday, October 16th, 2017
Just as a toddler feels there way around the big world with their hands, a puppy will do the same with their mouth. It is a common and normal behaviour among all young pups. As they begin to teethe, they naturally need t
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8 Known Danger Foods for Dogs

Monday, October 9th, 2017
We all give our pets a treat from the table now and then, but do you know which foods for humans are dangerous for dogs? Here’s a guide to the food and drink that vets agree your dog should never have.   Downl

Puppy meet cat

Sunday, October 1st, 2017
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 planning
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Pet Paw Care

Thursday, September 28th, 2017
Here are Petplan’s top tips for making sure your dog’s feet stay in top condition all year round…   Download our printable PDF version here: Pet Paw Care

Signs of pain in dogs

Monday, September 11th, 2017
Every dog owner dreads the day that their furry friend becomes ill or injured. However, it is not always easy to tell that there is something wrong seeing as dogs will do anything to be happy and hide their pain. Petplan

Dogs and apartment life

Monday, September 4th, 2017
As much as we love dogs and want them to be around us all the time, our living arrangements can sometimes make this impossible. However, although you may live in a building that may not look like the typical home for a p

Miniature Schnauzer Breed Profile

Tuesday, July 25th, 2017
The Miniature Schnauzer originated in Germany in the 15th and 16th centuries with their name coming from the German word ‘snout’ which means ‘moustache’, because of the breeds distinctively bearde

The Cavalier King Charles: A gentle and loyal companion

Friday, July 21st, 2017
The delicate Cavalier’s doe-eyed expression has made the breed a popular choice for those after a cute companion. They are generally gentle and friendly, and love human contact. Yet their desire for company means they

The Poodle: A dog with beauty and brains

Friday, July 21st, 2017
When people think Poodles, they think a breed groomed to perfection and ready for show competitions. But this isn’t always the case, as the Poodle has in recent years become a very popular household companion and not j