Why Is It Important to Flea and Worm Your Pet Monthly?

AD | Collaborative post Did you know fleas and worms can affect your furry friend all year round? That’s right – even in winter! If left untreated, fleas and worms can cause some nasty complications to your pet’s health and wellbeing. Regular flea and worm treatment is strongly recommended to help keep your pet and your home parasite-free. Treating your cat or dog should be a monthly practice to help avoid any breaks in the cycle where parasites could take advantage of an unprotected pet. What happens if I don’t flea or worm my pet?

The Benefits of Growing up With Pets

AD | Collaborative post Adopting a pet may be one of the best things you can do for your child and your family. Many people take pet ownership for granted but children actually benefit significantly from having a pet in the household as they grow up. While animals require time and attention, you shouldn’t overlook the advantages they bring. In this article, we’ll look at ten of the benefits of growing up with pets. Regrettably, the joy of owning a pet goes hand-in-hand with the heartbreak of losing one, and because a pet’s death might

Giveaway: Barking Heads dog treats

AD | Giveaway We’ve had a few giveaways running lately for a whole range of items such as toys, games even some amazing vouchers! Today we’re doing something a bit different and offering some dog treats as a prize from Barking Heads dog treats! I don’t know about you but we always get Christmas presents for our pets and these treats would make a great present for the pooch in your life!

Bonfire Night 2021: How to Keep Your Pet Safe

AD | Collaborative post It’s the time of year we love, watching the beautiful colours light up the sky, standing with our loved ones eating toffee apples and creating memories. But it’s also the time of year our pets dread. Our once happy pets become traumatised wrecks.  Unfortunately, many people let fireworks off before and after bonfire night, not just on the calendar date. So, how can we help keep our pets safe around bonfire night? Low-noise fireworks  Our pets’ senses are so much more sensitive than ours. If you’re having your own display, why

The Reality Of Being A Dog Owner

Collaborative post Being someone who grew up with cats as pets I desperately wanted a dog. John and I bought our house back in 2014 and it didn’t take us long to decide to add a new addition to the family, a white German Shepherd puppy that we called Jackson. It was never really the plan to get such a big dog, but we fell in love as soon as we saw a picture and after going to see him, we knew that he was the one we wanted to take home. We probably should

Vet’s Kitchen Woof and Well award

AD | Collaborative post Over the past year there have been so many people adding new members to their family, mainly dogs but also cats and other adorable animals! The pandemic has meant that we’ve been at home a lot more with our pets and just like with ourselves, it’s easy to fall into bad habits when things in our lives change. We have two cats at home, Jinx and Kirin, and they have definitely loved having more people at home more often. Although I already work from home anyway, John is home because he

5 Ways to Avoid Dog Separation Anxiety After Lockdown

AD | Collaborative post If you’ve spent the last year confined to your home, your pup has probably felt incredibly grateful to have more quality time with you. Getting more cuddles and attention from their owner is any dog’s dream. However, when lockdown ends and your routine changes, being away from you might come as a shock to your pooch if you don’t prepare them.  Before the restrictions are due to lift, gradually ease your dog into being alone to avoid separation anxiety. Otherwise, your pup may show signs of distress when you leave, including

Top Professional Services You Need When Raising Your Dog

Collaborative post Raising a dog can be a solo effort, but at certain junctures it may be better to call in some help.  Whether you have taken on a puppy or adopted a rescue, it is important that you adapt accordingly to accommodate all their varying needs. Not only this, but it is also vital that their presence does not upend your life in almost every way conceivable. This needs to be a natural fit that provides minimum disruption, and professional services can ease off much of the pressure here.  In addition to vets, who