We Love Pets News

Written by WLP Team

Mar 14, '2022

8 Benefits of Dog Walking

We all know that exercise is good for us, and every little bit of physical activity helps us improve our individual health and wellbeing. But did you know that getting out for a dog walk can offer added benefits? Check out all of the ways dog walking is good for you and your canine companion below:

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Feb 7, '2022

Get Fixed - Spay & Neuter Awareness

February is Spay & Neuter Awareness Month in the UK – and we think it’s an important campaign to get behind! While neutering isn’t always suitable for every pet, it is recommended by many animal welfare organisations. Not only can spaying and/or neutering provide physical health benefits for your pet, but it prevents conception of unwanted litters and in turn, animal homelessness.

Find out more about fixing procedures, what to expect for your pet, and how it may benefit the larger animal community – below:

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Dec 15, '2021

7 Holiday Traditions to Start with Your Pet

Family traditions are part of what make the holiday season so special, from Christmas caroling and baking cookies, to decking the halls and binge-watching classic films, we all have our own unique way of celebrating! And since our pets are an important part of the family, what better way to get into the holiday spirit than to include them in the fun.

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Nov 15, '2021

Which lead is best for my dog?

With so many leads on the market, and countless opinions on them all, choosing the right lead for your dog can be a tough task! Leads are an important training tool, and they’re used on a daily basis, so it matters which one you pick. Whether you’re looking for style, function, or performance, there’s a lead for every dog.

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Nov 9, '2021

Dog Walker vs. Day Care – which is best?

If you’re out of the house for long periods during the day, it’s important to have care arranged for your dog. Ideally, dogs shouldn’t be left for more than 6-8 hours without a break, and puppies needs even more frequent checks. When evaluating the options for your pup’s care, there’s lots to take into consideration.

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Sep 13, '2021

Why you need a cat sitter

September is Pet Sitter Education month, which promotes educational awareness on the benefits of using a pet sitter. Getting away for the weekend? Although, your cat might be fine on its own for a couple of days, hiring a cat sitter is the best way to ensure your cat is ‘feline fine!’

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Aug 30, '2021

What you need to know about pet birds

The UK is a nation of animal lovers, and birds have been a popular pet of choice in British culture since the earliest royal courts; especially prized for their intellect, colour, and songs. Some 500 odd years later, not much has changed. A 2020/21 survey found that birds ranked third in UK household ownership, just behind dogs and cats, with a population of nearly one million pet birds in 2020.

Whether you’re after a chatty companion, or musical songbird, there’s a bird to fit every taste. Thinking about adding one to your home? Read more about which domestic breeds may be suitable to your lifestyle, and what to expect for their care.

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Aug 2, '2021

Pup Talk: Why we say no to pack walks

As a result of the rise in dog ownership since the onset of the pandemic, dog walkers have been in higher demand now, more than ever! And regulating bodies, such as the City of London Corporation, have begun to put pressure on unlicensed pack walking in public areas (click for the article here) – a shift that we think will bring about positive change for dog welfare now and in the future.

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Jun 11, '2021

The Ulti-mutt Birthday Pup-Cake!

Happy Birthday to the Queen!

For over 260 years, the Queen’s official birthday has been celebrated in the second week of June, and tomorrow marks her official 95th birthday! Traditionally the date is observed with Trooping the Colour, a parade in which the Queen inspects soldiers from the Household Division, but this year will see a smaller scale version of the event.

However, just because official ceremonies may not be as grand doesn’t mean you can’t go all out! And we’re pretty sure the Queen would include her corgis in the celebrations, so our Creative Manager, Sophie has come up with a royal birthday pup-cake that’s easy to make and share with your own pooch:

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