We Love Pets News

Mar 30, '2020

Fun games for dogs in the garden

If you have some outside space during the Coronavirus lockdown, getting outside with your dog to play games that will stimulate their minds and bodies could be just the thing, especially to offer some respite from being cooped up indoors all day. Here are some great games to play in the garden with your dog.

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Mar 24, '2020

How to socialise your puppy during Coronavirus lockdown

The latest advice from the Government to stay home on lockdown is a tough measure to abide by, especially when you have a puppy under three months who needs socialising. Nevertheless, we must do what we can to stay safe and well during the Coronavirus pandemic and that means adapting to a new environment where we need to socialise our puppies in isolation. But how?

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Mar 23, '2020

A dog walker's guide to avoiding ticks

As we approach what is commonly tick season from March to November it is useful to know as dog owners where the most common species of tick are found in the UK . We have had such a wet winter that it is likely conditions will be very favourable for ticks once the weather starts to warm up this year. It is very difficult to limit the spread of tick borne disease due to the prevalence of wildlife (hedgehogs, foxes, deer, badgers, birds and small rodents) that will be out in places where we like to walk our dogs.

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Mar 5, '2020

How to boost your dog’s confidence on a walk

For particularly nervous dogs who may be sensitive to loud noises, other dogs, people and traffic, walking can be tricky and even dangerous if dogs are off a lead and decide to run home. So how can we help them overcome some of these fears to walk with more confidence? Can it be done?

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Feb 25, '2020

Neutering and behavioural changes in your dog

Neutering your male or spaying your female dog will go a long way to help with their health, happiness and make them easier to manage as part of the family in a home environment. You won't have hormones to contend with which can heavily influence a dog’s behaviour and the dog is able to approach life more calmly.

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Feb 25, '2020

Pancake Day is for dogs too!

We already share big celebrations like Christmas, birthdays and even Valentine's Day with our dogs...so why not Pancake Day too? Our dogs can join in the flipping fun when you make our dog-friendly recipe - which is gluten free too! Watch the videos to see which delicious doggy toppings our pooches Django, Amber, Olive, Savannah and Nell preferred...

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Feb 20, '2020

Everything you need to know about setting up your rabbit’s home

Deciding to get a pet rabbit is a really exciting time, but it can also be a bit confusing when it comes to knowing exactly what you will need for your new fluffy companion. We’ll take you through everything from knowing what size of enclosure to get to how much it will cost each month to feed your new rabbit.

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Feb 13, '2020

The dangers of road grit and anti-freeze to our pets

When it’s blowing a gale and freezing outside, our first thoughts for protecting our pets are to keep them warm but did you know about potentially lethal risks that lurk inside our own garages and driveways or a bit further afield on our local roads, pavements and puddles? We look at two common winter hazards pet owners should bear in mind.

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Feb 11, '2020

7 Valentine’s Day date ideas for you and your dog

Your dog thinks the world of you, so wouldn’t it be nice to treat them to something extra special this Valentine’s Day? With so many of us already buying our pooches Valentine’s Day gifts – 61% of Brits are expected to this year – it’s not much of a stretch further to show your dog how much you care and take them on a date! Whether you’ve got plans with a human partner or not, here’s some great ideas on how to spend more quality time with your doggy companion on Valentine’s Day.

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