Advice For Taking Your Dog On A Family Holiday

If you are a family with pets then going away on holiday could become a real hassle. We know from experience that sorting out either sitters for your pets, or putting them into kennels can cost a small fortune and that’s without making sure all of their jabs are up to date. Dogs especially are sociable pets and love to be with their family, not stuck in kennels. Before you decide to take your dog away on the family holiday though there are a few things to consider so here are some tips: Destination Choosing a destination for your family

What To Do When Your Dog is Missing

One of the challenges you never imagine to happen to you as a pet parent is when your dog goes missing. Non-pet-lovers will never understand the fear, anxiety, panic, and sadness that fur parents feel when they have no idea where their pet has gone, if it’s safe, or how it would be possible to be reunited with their buddy once again. When you take a pet home, it automatically becomes an added member of the family. Therefore, you feel a sense of attachment to it. You extend to it the love, care, and affection that your family has for

3 Great Ways To Have A Lot Of Fun With Your Dog

Having a dog should be fun. There is so much that you can do with your new friend that you’ll want to get started as soon you get your dog. With that in mind, here are three fun things that you can do with your dog. Training It might surprise you, but training your dog can be fun. It doesn’t need to be something that is a chore because both you and your dog can enjoy the experience. In fact, it is good for a dog to be trained and they will be happier for it. You can find training

The Dog Days Are Over: Going on Holiday When You Have a Dog

There’s nothing better than a family vacation. Bonding time, fun in the sun and plenty of memories to be made- however one thing that can put a bit of a dampener on things is having to leave your pooch behind. This can be stressful for both you and them, and the last thing you want when you’re enjoying your trip is to be worrying if your dog is ok. Thankfully there are a couple of options you can consider so that it’s a stress- free experience, and you know that Fido is receiving the care and attention he deserves. Photo

How to Feed Your Dog

You’ll have probably heard the saying “you are what you eat” but have you considered the fact this extends to our pets?  Whilst cats are a little more refined in their taste their canine counterparts are by no means the fussiest of diners. Whilst the topic of feeding your dog sounds simple enough, it’s easy to forget the impact food has on our pets and there’s clearly some lack of awareness given how many dogs are taken into vets each day due to what they have ingested; normally human food that has been given out of love from a caring

Looking After Your Dog Despite a Busy Schedule

Sometimes having a busy schedule is just unavoidable. Whether it be work commitments, family commitments or a mix of the two, schedules are now, more often than not, busy. And, you can probably agree to the fact that your own schedule is not as easy or as free as it once was, can’t you? But, just because your schedule is busy, why should that mean you aren’t allowed a dog in your life when you really want one? Yes, you can look after that dog of yours whilst still retaining your busy schedule — you just have to take heed

Why We Use A Pet Sitting Service

Back when we still had Jackson we were forced to put him in kennels if we wanted to go away for a weekend on holiday. Jackson luckily loved spending time there even if the staff said he was far too excitable for a dog of his age (he’s only just turning 3). Anyway, we sadly had to re-home Jackson and we no longer had to think about this kind of thing. Then, we took in my sister’s cat for a while and were back to thinking about what we would do when we went away. Pet sitting was something completely

Christmas Gifts For Dogs And Cats

We are a big animal loving family and of course, we can’t leave our furry friends out when it comes to Christmas presents. Although Jackson may not be a part of this family any more, we have neighbours each side of us with dogs and of course, we have been looking after my sister’s cat Jara for a while now. Today we’re talking about Christmas gift ideas for dogs and cats. Dogs Trust might not be the obvious choice of places to look for gifts but they have a fantastic range and something for all sized dogs! Two of my