Dog Ownership: What are the benefits?

According to a survey carried out by PDSA, 26% of the UK adult population own at least one dog. That’s an estimated number of over 9.9 million pet dogs living in the UK.  Despite them leaving a trail of dog hair all over your home, having to pick up after them and

How to keep your pet safe around the BBQ

With summer just around the corner and lockdown measures easing slightly for garden visits, having a barbecue is a welcome relief to humans. But what are the dangers facing your pets? Use this guide to help keep your pet safe around the BBQ this year so they have can have

How to snap the pawfect photo of your pet

We all love taking photos of our pets but how many of your shots actually end up being worthy of hanging on the wall? Taking photographs of pets, and indeed all animals, can be very difficult. Unlike humans, they don't sit and pose for long so you have to have

How to set an Instagram account for your pet

Pet Instagram accounts are more popular than ever, with numerous benefits to owners and pets alike. But, how do you go about setting up your own account and making those connections? This guide will help you get the best out of your pet community. Don’t worry, just because dogs and

What does the Year of the Ox have in store?

Happy Chinese New Year! February 12th marks the start of the New Year or “Spring Festival” in 2021. The traditional Chinese calendar is lunisolar (based on the moon). This means that New Year is usually celebrated on the second new moon after the winter solstice. Celebrations start the evening before

A pet is for life, not just for lockdown…

With the strangeness of 2020 not yet showing signs of stopping, the demand for lockdown companions has been enormous. A huge number families have found themselves furloughed or worse and it has seemed, for some, like the perfect time to welcome a new pet into the household. With more time spent

Can I walk my dog if I’m self-isolating after being abroad?

Current government guidelines regarding the Covid-19 pandemic requires you to self-isolate for 14 days once returning to the UK from select abroad countries. This restriction means that you MUST only be within your home and garden at all times. Unfortunately, this does apply to exercise and dog walking too. How

Pets found to benefit lockdown well-being

Pets of all shapes and sizes, whether they have fur, feathers or even scales, have been found to have really helped Britons through the uncertain times we have all faced during lockdown. A recent study conducted by University of York and University of Lincoln has found that having a pet

Why Growing Up With Animals Is A Great Idea

For many children, growing up with animals is a dream come true. From ready-made playmates to comforting companions, pets can help children to navigate the world from a very young age. Whilst adopting any animal is a big commitment, it can also be extremely rewarding. Here are a few reasons