As part of being a responsible pet owner we all try and make sure we respect the wildlife in areas where we walk our dogs, and that we also look out for hazards that might cause injury or disease. With the surge in new dog ownership during the pandemic, many may not be aware of potential threats when out in nature with their walking companion -especially if their dog is off lead and not always in sight.
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Many cat owners know that lilies are poisonous to their furry family member, right? If the stamen of the lily is inhaled or digested, it can cause severe kidney damage. But it's not just lilies you should keep away from your pet.
February is National Pet Dental Health month and, just like humans, it’s important to look after your pet’s teeth! Dental health is vital to your pet’s overall health and wellbeing and making sure they have regular check-ups and cleanings are key.
So, you want to add a cute furbaby to your family group; what are your first thoughts? Are you thinking of breeds? Colours? Long hair versus shorthair? (Because after all, you will need to clean up the hair that is shed) Where will your cat sleep and play? Will you need a cat flap? What is your approach to making a decision? Would it involve a family discussion or are you just going to find one you personally are drawn to? And finally, but importantly, where will you go to find your new pet?
It's the most devastating thing a pet owner could imagine and it's on the rise - dog napping cases are going through the roof and there's sadly very little being done about it. Dog owners need to be more vigilant than ever and take preventative steps to ensure their dogs' safety at home.
A dog fight is something that nobody wants to witness and certainly not have their own dog involved in. To help reduce the risk of this happening, We Love Pets Branch Owner and former Vet Nurse, Sophie Baldwin explains what we need to know should this unfortunate incident occur.
Reading about the five missing dogs from the Tamworth area today has been heartbreaking. As a team of lovers, our hearts go out to those five dogs and their owners.