Author archive for Paula McArthur

  • Are you thinking about buying a puppy?

    By Paula McArthur on 23 August, 2018
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    The recent news that the sale of puppies and kittens by pet shops and dealers is to be banned is without doubt good news in the fight against puppy farming. Unfortunately, that still leaves many unscrupulous or ignorant breeders who are selling poor quality, unhealthy puppies to unsuspecting families purely for the money. There are of course lots of responsible […]
  • Is your dog lonely?

    By Paula McArthur on 10 August, 2018
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    Like humans, dogs are social creatures who need the company of others for the majority of their day.  Living a life of lonely isolation can cause anxiety, depression and stress which can lead to destructive and other behaviours  which we may deem unacceptable or inappropriate. Day care is often used when puppies are young because owners understand that a puppy […]
  • Cookies Policy

    By Paula McArthur on 11 April, 2018
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      Cookies Policy  Introduction Our website uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our website. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and also allows us to improve our site. By continuing to browse the site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. About cookies 2.1       A cookie is […]
  • Customer Privacy Policy

    By Paula McArthur on 11 April, 2018
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    Privacy Policy Doggy Days are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. We take your privacy very seriously and it is important to us that you can visit and interact with us, our website & our social media channels without having your privacy compromised.   This privacy policy sets out the basis on which any personal data we collect from […]
  • Assessment Matters

    By Paula McArthur on 7 November, 2017
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    All dog care providers are the same, aren’t they? Those of you who know us will agree that we do not tend to pass comment on items in the media unless we feel particularly strongly about them. Unfortunately, this is one of those occasions where we feel obliged to say our bit. Today we have learned of the tragic death […]
  • Storm Phobias

    By Paula McArthur on 19 July, 2016
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    Summer storms can cause our pets anxiety too. Summer storms are common when we have such mixed weather as we are experiencing currently.  Our pets can become distressed during thunder storms in the same way they might on Bonfire Night. Remember that your pet will probably know a storm is coming because they can feel changes in barometric pressure or […]
  • Keeping your pet safe at Christmas

    By Paula McArthur on 8 December, 2015
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    The Christmas & New Year festivities are on their way, and sadly, the celebrations can sometimes pose safety problems for pets. Apart from the overexcitement and confusion caused by too many guests, there are physical problems too. Whilst not wishing to dampen anyone’s spirits, here are a few things to consider to allow your pet to have a good time […]
  • Grooming a puppy

    By Paula McArthur on 16 November, 2015
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    Grooming is important for the health and well being of your pet and it also helps grow the bond you share with them.
  • Wedding competition T&C

    By Paula McArthur on 9 November, 2015
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    Are you getting married this December? Is your dog a guest of honour? If they are, you will want them looking their best, so we are offering one lucky dog a pre-wedding pamper for free. We’ll collect your dog on the morning of your wedding, prepare them for the big day and return them home or to the venue in […]
  • Benjamin’s Birthday Party

    By Paula McArthur on 3 November, 2015
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    Here are some snaps from Benjamin the Chihuahua’s first birthday party that we hosted recently – don’t they look cute all dressed up?