Posts tagged with ‘pet care’

  • 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 […]
  • 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 […]
  • 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.
  • Essential information for dog owners

    By Paula McArthur on 5 October, 2015
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    As a pet owner there are lots of things to consider about looking after your dog like feeding, grooming and walking, but there are some you may not have even thought of. Here is a list of 8 essential bits of information relating to your pet that you may not have considered.