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Keeping Your Retriever Risk-Free This Summer

The second worst thing about the record-high summers we seem to get year after year is trying to get to sleep at night. All that tossing and turning, the sheet sticking to your skin thanks to the glue-like sweat you … Continue reading

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What Does Dog Tail Wagging Mean?

All dog owners love that wagging tail welcome from their four-legged friends. But, contrary to popular belief, dog tail wagging doesn’t always mean happiness. Scientists have discovered that dogs use tail wagging as a communication tool. There are different wags … Continue reading

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Dog Owners “Are Fitter and Healthier” Than People Without Dogs

It’s official – dog owners in the UK are fitter and healthier than people without dogs, according to a new study. Research indicates that people who own a dog are likely to exercise at least three times more a week … Continue reading

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Keep Your Pooch Safe During Firework Season

SPONSORED POST: From Time for Paws The winter is fast approaching and soon enough we’ll be reluctantly swapping our sun hats for slipper socks. But whilst we can wrap up warm and prepare ourselves for the cooler weather, how can … Continue reading

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Why Are So Many Pets Overweight?

By LAUREN OTLEY, Canine Nutrition Consultation & Therapy www.thedognutritionist.com Just like humans, pets become overweight when their calorific intake exceeds their energy output. In other words too much, or the wrong type of food, and too little exercise! Whilst inappropriate … Continue reading

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How To Get Fit With Your Pet!

Research shows that people with pets, and dogs in particular, are generally healthier, happier and fitter than those without a pet(1). The reason for this is simple – if you have a pet dog, you’re probably taking them for regular … Continue reading

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