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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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FourFriends Does Not Contain Any Dangerous Ingredients Found in Some Popular Dog Treats

Dangerous Ingredients in Popular Dog Treats

When buying branded dog treats you would expect the quality of ingredients to be of an acceptable level. Unfortunately in many mass-produced well known treats this is simply not the case. 

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FourFriends Sponsors IPO Champion

FourFriends Sponsors IPO Champion

Gavin Buck and dog Drago qualify for All Breeds Dog Sport World Championships

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FourFriends Helping Dogs With Coeliac Disease

Coeliac Disease in Dogs is due to an intolerance to gluten. Gluten is a protein found in foods such as wheat, corn and rye. When a dog with celiac disease eats food that contain gluten there will be an immune response in the intestinal tract. If this is ignored the dog can suffer from digestive tract issues and malnourishment.

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Arthritis in Cats

Arthritis occurs when there is damage to the moveable joints of bones and can be caused by many things including trauma, infection or wear and tear. 

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The Fussy Eater

When we speak to our customers, the most common complaint about their dog is that they are ‘fussy eaters’.

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Whats True Regarding Cat Behaviour & Characters?

There is always plenty of advice given regarding cats behaviour & characters – but how many of them are actually true. 

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