Category: Hints & Tips

Going Away This Winter? Make Sure Your Pet is in Safe Hands

Posted On 2012-11-30 09:11:21

If you re one of the many Brits that wants to escape the winter blues for a bit of sun somewhere far away, you ll have an easy time imagining yourself relaxing on a beach without a care in the world. If you need to leave a pet at home... more

Have you got time for a puppy?

Posted On 2011-11-03 03:11:34

Many people would like a puppy but not everyone has the time to give a puppy the love, care and attention it needs. There are quite a few things you need to consider before getting a puppy. Do you have the patience? Do you have the space in your home?... more

Look after your feline friend this November

Posted On 2011-10-28 09:10:16

With Bonfire Night just around the corner, make sure your cat feels safe and relaxed despite all the loud noises. The effects of fireworks and the loud noises on Bonfire Night can cause many cats to feel stressed, anxious, scared and even contribute to the development of behavioural problems. They... more

Look after your pets this Halloween!

Posted On 2011-10-18 09:10:08

As Halloween is just around the corner, make sure you keep your pets safe with these hints and tips: – Chocolate is very dangerous to dogs and cats, so make sure the treats are well out of the way of your pet. Also, many different sweets can contain xylitol, which... more

Fun things to do with your dog

Posted On 2011-09-08 10:09:31

Dogs always love to undertake agility trials, as it builds confidence, releases energy and increases focus. Hide treats or a toy in old clothing and put it somewhere concealed, so your dog faces the sniff challenge! If your dog loves to fetch and chase, try flyball, where your pet has... more

Pet hazards to look out for around the home

Posted On 2011-09-06 02:09:34

Keep an eye on these few things in the home to watch out for around your pets. Electrical cords Puppies and kittens are the most susceptible to chewing and the risk of electrocution or oral burns can be very high. Keep a close eye on young pets at all times... more

Dangerous foods for your pets

Posted On 2011-08-31 09:08:03

Chocolate Can cause vomiting, diarrhoea, panting, excessive thirst and urination, hyperactivity, abnormal heart rhythm, tremors, seizures and can even cause death. Darker chocolate is the most dangerous while white chocolate the least; however make sure your pet avoids chocolate at all costs. Alcohol Any food or drink containing alcohol can... more

Top 10 tips every pet owner should know

Posted On 2011-08-30 11:08:36

Prevent your cat from dangerously chewing on wires by coating them in foil, bubble wrap or a nasty spray such as citrus (which cats hate). On the other hand, just keep the wires out of kitty’s way. This trait should have dissipated by their second birthday. Keep brushing your cat... more

Keeping your furry friends cool in summer top tips

Posted On 2011-08-23 03:08:31

Everyone knows it can be very dangerous if your pet overheats in the top temperatures this summer. Make sure you keep your precious pets cool and calm with these few simple tips. Just the same as young children, make sure you keep your dog in the shade and avoid walking... more

Dog friendly pubs in North Yorkshire

Posted On 2011-03-31 10:03:55

As dogs are part of the family, dog owners often look for dog friendly pubs where they can also take their pet to, whilst enjoying a pint or a pub meal. North Yorkshire is famous for having an abundance of pubs, but we have researched a few doggie pubs where... more