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In the pet-loving UK dogs are a firm favourite, but you might be surprised to hear that recently this has become true over in Egypt too.  For many years under Islam, the majority religion in Egypt, it was historically perceived that dogs are unclean and not to be kept as...

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How to Protect your Pet from Fleas and Ticks   It’s a myth that fleas and ticks are only around in the summer - they’re a year-round nuisance! But when the days are longer, the sun is warmer and grass grows higher, it’s much easier to pick them up, so...

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‘Going veggie’’ has been a trend for many decades - remember Claymore the vegetarian bloodhound in 1989’s smash hit movie, Shirley Valentine? However, it now has new significance as many contemporary pet owners opt for a vegan lifestyle and increasingly seek out a vegan diet for their dogs.   Popularity...

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Lungworm infections appear to be rising in the UK, but they’re also completely treatable if caught early. So, it’s time to share what you need to know about lungworm and lungworm treatment.   Learn more    First, what is lungworm and how might a dog pick it up? Lungworm larvae...

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We want our homes to be safe, happy places but welcome a curious cat to the household and suddenly we need to take extra care. In this post, I will highlight common household dangers for your cat.   Food   We all keep food at home, so it’s worth knowing...

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Doggy DNA testing is on the rise with more and more owners choosing to delve deeper into their dog’s genetic blueprint to find out breed information, screen for genetic disease and even connect with long lost doggy relatives!    Breed Makeup DNA testing can tell you what breeds make up...

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Being a pet owner has just become more expensive with costs increasing across the board, including pet foods and veterinary fees. A recent survey from the Dog’s Trust revealed that 48% of owners will now find it difficult to provide for their dogs, so it is not hard to see why...

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A dog’s sense of smell has kept them firmly within the top ten species on the planet to own a superior snout.  Unsurprisingly a human's sense of smell is pretty inferior when it comes to what we can detect with scientists estimating that a dog’s sense of smell is anywhere...

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Bonfire night is fast approaching and it is quite an exciting time for some but we need to remember that some animals don’t like loud noises especially horses as they are easier to spook than other animals. This blog shares some information about how to make sure you can keep...

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Humans have a long history with cats and in some ancient civilisations, such as Ancient Egypt and Rome, they were revered, even treated like gods and worshipped. Our relationship with our feline friends hasn’t always been so positive however and in many cultures they have become the subject of superstition,...

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As Halloween is right around the corner, you may be adding the final touches to your costumes and your dog’s matching costume. However, it’s important to remember that not all dogs like wearing costumes and may become distressed and anxious if they are forced into them.  Some people enjoy dressing...

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It has been a commonly accepted “rule of paw” that one human year is equivalent to seven dog years, but recent evidence suggests that dogs are ageing much faster than this and that ‘human age’ is in fact closely linked to the size of your dog.   For example, if...

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