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Benefits of Owning a Pet

Research by Sainsburys Bank Money Matters into the benifits of owning a pet has revealed the following statistics –

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Three Amazing Cat Facts

Cats are enigmatic. Independent, aloof & entertaining. In addition to their on-of-a-kind personalities, they also have some exceptional physical features and roles to play in society.

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Holiday With Your Dog

Summer is here – (not sure for how much longer) and more of us are taking holidays with our dogs. This can be a bit of a challenge & as dogs are becoming more like family & less of ‘just a dog, travel arrangements may need tweaking slightly to accommodate you beloved companion.

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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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