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Keep dogs safe in warm weather: Unlike humans, dogs can only sweat through their footpads and cool themselves by panting. Soaring temperatures can cause heat stress and be physically damaging or fatal. ... Stay alert and save a life: Keep an eye on all “outdoor dogs”....

November 10, 2018

  1. Use repellent sprays. Spray your Christmas tree with a cat repellent spray that you can purchase at your local pet supply store. This will deter your kitty without leaving a noticeable odour to human noses. Or, you might try a citrus spray, as cats are repelled by...

April 15, 2018

Overnight cat sitting in your own home

If your cat is territorial and upset by a change in their surroundings, why not consider cat sitting in your home. With overnight cat sitting, the sitter stays in your home to spend time with your cat and look after its welfare....

January 2, 2018

The Whys and Hows of Stopping a Problem with Chewing
At some point of owning our friend we will walk through the door to what looks like mass destruction of toys, slippers, their bed, you name it – they’ll chew it. Although our dogs make great use of their vision and s...

November 14, 2017

By Megan Chapel – Dogs Monthly

Good news for Border Terriers as The Kennel Club approves a new official DNA testing scheme for Spongiform LeucoEncephalMyelopathy (SLEM) in the breed.

The announcement follows a consultation with the breed health coordinator on behalf of t...

November 10, 2017

It’s easy to say “my dog hates other dogs” and simply be done with it by avoiding contact with other dogs, however this can be the worst choice that you could make, and for various reasons:

  • Your dog should socialize with other dogs too, not just humans;

  • It’s ac...

November 3, 2017

You want the best for your four-legged friend. Buying him a harness is a definite step in the right direction.

While collars might be the de facto choice for walking a dog, a harness is superior — unless your canine companion always walks perfectly on his leash, that is...

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