Dog Names – The Ultimate (Star) Guide

Our Dog Names graphic is all about naming your dog. Whether it’s popular dog names, a list of famous pooches or (and you’ll laugh when you see some of them) ...

Pet Obesity – Stats and Information

A hot topic at the moment, pet obesity is on the rise! We’re all prone to giving one or two extra treats, which is fine, but there has to be ...

Dog Training – Facts and Figures

After the success of last month’s post I decided that it was time to do something with a little more substance. So, as a rose-tinted dog owner with three very ...

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The 10 Commandments in Dog Training

Having a well trained dog doesn’t happen over night. They may well be man’s best friend, but that doesn’t stop them from having some innocent (and lets face it, some quite irritating) tendencies that can make them difficult to live with! The barking, the digging, the chewing – the list goes on. To make the [...]

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Fight the Fleas

If you share your life with a four legged companion, it’s likely you will come across a flea infestation at one point or another. It’s something that every pet owner dreads, seeing their pet afflicted with those pesky little insects. Fleas are canny creatures and they have a way of making their way into your [...]

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A New Year’s Resolution for a Healthy Dog

Did you know that over half of Britain’s 8 million pet dogs are now classified as overweight? That’s a dramatic increase from 35% in 2010. So as we are putting our New Years resolutions into action, joining a gym and going on a diet, it might be a good idea to include our canine pals [...]

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Stocking fillers for under £20

With only days until Christmas we’ve put together some of the best treats that will make filling your pets stocking a walk in the park! We know Christmas can be costly but with these treats starting at just £1.99 you can’t afford not to spoil your pet this Christmas. Surprise your pets on Christmas morning [...]

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Keeping pets safe at Christmas

The festive period is well and truly upon us. It’s a time to celebrate, have fun and spoil our loved ones – including our pets. Christmas is a time when your home is bursting with family and friends, fancy decorations and treats, but it can sometimes be a little overwhelming for our pets. Try to [...]

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Eden Pet Foods Review

I was lucky enough to be approached by Daniel from Eden Pet Foods who asked me to try Sadie on their Eden Original, Eden Catch of the Day and Eden Country Cuisine dog food. I’ve seen Eden Pet at many different shows that we’ve been so and always been intrigued by them, drawn in by [...]

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Superstitions and Myths

Superstition plays a big part in our lives. Who hasn’t “touched wood” to prevent bad luck or found a four leaf clover and believed they will have good luck for the rest of the day? Superstition affects us that much that some hotels don’t have a 13th floor, instead going straight from floor 12 to floor [...]

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The Origin of the Domestic Cat

So now that we have a better understanding of where the domestic dog originated from, it seems only right to find out a little bit more about one of our other beloved pets, the cat.  Many people believe the domestication of cats began about 4000 years ago. At the time, Ancient Egyptians would keep cats [...]

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The Origin of the Domestic Dog

Every breed of domesticated dog, from the Chihuahua to the Doberman, is descended from the wolf. Exactly how they became domesticated remains a mystery and we’ll never know exactly how or why they were tamed. It’s become a topic of great debate and something that is hard to determine. When you think about it though, [...]

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Pet Traits

Have you ever sat there and seen your cat sprint across the living room? Or watched your dog chase it’s own tail? As the owner of pet care service Moggies and Muttlies, I’ve witnessed these types of behaviours over and over again and I don’t know about you, but I’m always intrigued as to why [...]

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