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Sian Lenegan
BORED DOGS AT HOME, TIPS TO ENTERTAIN YOUR FURRY FRIENDS

BORED DOGS AT HOME, TIPS TO ENTERTAIN YOUR FURRY FRIENDS

It’s a modern day fact of life that we all work and sometimes it means your furry friends are left at home for prolonged periods of time. This can lead to doggie boredom and as a result, stress or a destructive behaviour. BORED DOGS We’re quite lucky that between having our own business (which is pet friendly) and having great neighbours who call in on our dogs, they’re often have visitors and lots of entertainment. Since our oldest Rio has started struggling with stairs, we tend to leave her at home with Lex and they keep each other company. They...

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Sian Lenegan
FOODS TOXIC TO DOGS

FOODS TOXIC TO DOGS

There are certain groups of food or human food that you should never share with your dog. Every case is different and it may vary based on breed, weight and other factors. As a rule of thumb, you should avoid your dog getting hold of these foods toxic to dogs. Some foods which us humans love, like chocolate, can be harmful and even toxic to dogs. Poisoning is posed a health risk and every animal has a different rate of metabolism making some things more or less dangerous. This is a generalised list but there more be more foods or...

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Sian Lenegan
TIPS TO HELP NERVOUS DOGS THROUGH BONFIRE NIGHT

TIPS TO HELP NERVOUS DOGS THROUGH BONFIRE NIGHT

It’s not uncommon for dogs to be frightened of fireworks and Bonfire Night can be particularly stressful for dogs. The fireworks are not only loud but there are bright lights and smells which all create stress and anxiety. Take some extra steps to ensure your furry friends’ safety and keep an eye on your nervous dogs during the festivities. During the stress of fireworks, running away can be your dog’s survival instinct kicking in. Dogs can run away so please secure your home or garden and make sure your dog has an identification tag and is microchipped. TIPS TO HELP...

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Sian Lenegan
SAFE GARDENING FOR YOUR PETS

SAFE GARDENING FOR YOUR PETS

It’s spring! With the bank holiday nearly upon us there will be home owners across the country getting stuck into the garden ready for summer. That’s wonderful and if you’ve got a dog or cat, you should have a think about any plants or garden chemicals that will be harmful to your furry friend. Here are our tips for safe gardening with pets: PLANTS CAN BE TOXIC TO ANIMALS Some plants that seem completely harmless to us humans might be toxic or even fatal to your dog or cat. For example aloe vera can cause diarrhoea, avocado seeds, bluebells and...

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