Human Medicines & Your Dog

Human Medicines & Your Dog Guest Blog by Gemma Vale – Dog First Aid Manchester On my personal social media, I am part of many doggy groups. I have a dog and I want to share his funny stories and cute pictures with the world!! Doggy Groups on social media are great for sharing fun …

Signs That Your Pet Has Separation Anxiety

For dogs across the nation, 2020 has been THE BEST YEAR EVER! They have heard so much of “oh, that’s a big stretch”, “who wants a biscuit?” and “walkies!”, they’ve enjoyed extra cuddles, lazy mornings and definitely more treats! So what happens when we return to work? It is possible that this long period of …

How Much Exercise Does My Dog Need?

Just like us humans, exercise helps keep dogs in shape, but it is also really important for their mental health. A daily walk is essential for all dogs, but unfortunately research (PDSA Animal Wellbeing report in 2019) showed that thousands of dogs in the UK are not being walked at all! So, why is a …

Pamper Your Pet

Has your pooch been the paw-fect companion during the lockdown? Maybe it’s time to give something back! Our pets are our best friends and most treasured companions. Many of them have supported us hugely (and unknowingly) through the pandemic, so why not make them feel extra special by giving them some pampering at home? Sainsbury’s …

Grooming At Home

We are now well into our 9th week of lockdown and most of us have been driven to get the clippers out on ourselves – to which there have been a fair few successes, but also a lot of horror stories! With some groomers still closed or your usual groomer having such a long waiting …

Pet MOT

A guide to giving your pet a health check at home… We know how important it is to keep our pets happy and healthy, but how do you know if something is wrong? PDSA have put together some tips on how to do your very own Pet MOT at home. Remember to make your pet’s …

Puppies of the Pandemic

Pets. The unsung heroes of quarantine! Were you one of those seeking some company from man’s best friend for the lockdown? Well, you were not alone! As well as benefiting an animal, having a pet around can help with people’s mental health – especially if they are on their own, and it seems that in …

A Lockdown Letter From Your Dog

Dear Hoomans, I have noticed over the past couple of weeks you have been staying in my home for extended periods of time. It is lovely having you here but I feel I should set a few ground rules. I would appreciate it if you would follow the rules whilst you are staying with me: …

Canine Osteoarthritis

Canine Osteoarthritis by Matilda Wild – Lancashire Vet Physio BSc(Hons) Veterinary Physiotherapy This post contains an overview of canine osteoarthritis, a common yet often misunderstood disease thought to effect 4 out of 5 older dogs. It is common to hear that a dog is “just getting old”, “he’s just grumpy” or “doesn’t want to walk …

Pawsome Easter Treats

Dogs may not be able to eat chocolate but there’s no reason why they can’t enjoy some Easter treats with you this weekend! That’s why we have put a simple little recipe book together for you, so you don’t have to feel too guilty when you crack into that chocolate egg! Of course, everybody loves …

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