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Have You Ever Noticed How Dogs Act in Certain Weather?

When air pressure is high the weather will be tranquil. When the air pressure is low there is usually a storm brewing & the low barometric pressure has physical effects on the body.

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Why Do Dogs Sleep So Much?

An adult dog sleeps an average 12 to 14 hours a day, however, puppies and large breeds tend to sleep even more.

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Improved Nutrition Leads To Pets Living Longer

Improved nutrition and healthcare has led to dogs and cats living longer. This is supported by research from Euromonitor International.

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Summer Hazards For Your Pets

Diet isn’t the only ‘minefield’ to navigate to keep your dog healthy. In summer there are added dangers which can affect your dog or cat.

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Supporting Kate Nicholas and Her Dogs Gin, Ice and Dare

Kate Nicholas is a professional dog trainer, author, television star and head trainer at Fort k9 Dog Training.

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Exercising Your Dog In Summer

By law your dog should be wearing a collar and tag with your contact details on it. From April 2016 it has also been a legal requirement to have your dog microchipped. 

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Keeping Your Dog Safe In Hot Weather

In very hot weather, dogs can suffer fatal heatstroke (hyperthermia) in minutes. Dogs don’t sweat through their skin so they rely on panting and releasing heat through their paw pads and nose to regulate their body temperature and keep cool. 

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FourFriends Drago Wins Again

Gavin and his dog Drago after qualifying for the World Championship all breeds in April 2017 have done it again and this time they have won the British Rottweiler Sport Dog Club National Championships 2017.  

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Understanding The Pet Food Label

The research of over 1,000 dog owners in the UK* revealed that two thirds of dogs suffer from some sort of health issue such as allergies, dental or stomach problems.

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The Obesity Epidemic

Obesity is a nutritional disease which is defined by an excess of body fat. It is as serious for dogs as it is for humans.

The PDSA estimates that seven (7) million pets in the UK are overweight – that equates to one in three household pets.

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