Recent advances in Pet Tech have combined to give us the ability to care for our pet's health and wellbeing, 24/7, home or away. Some of the Pet Tech offerings outlined below provide helpful solutions for monitoring and keeping in touch with our pets while we are at work. These can be a real aid in caring for your pet, and can also make great present ideas for the Pet Lover in your life!
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More and more people want to take their dog with them on vacation rather than leaving their beloved family pet behind in boarding kennels or with a pet sitter. Taking a long road trip with your dog can be a stressful and tedious experience for both parties. How can you keep your dog entertained during a long-distance drive? Read this helpful guide to find out!
This year - more than ever - Americans are taking to the road in search of the great outdoors, and of a safe, socially distanced family vacation or staycation. More and more are doing this as a Road Trip, maybe taking in a National Park, and choosing to do so using a Campervan, RV or Motorhome, many for the first time.
Located in southeast New York State, between Albany and New York City, the Catskill Mountains offer a pet‑friendly oasis with luscious waterfalls, mountain views, and lots of tie dye to commemorate the 1969 Woodstock Music Festival. The 98 peaks in the Catskill Mountains (highest peak is Slide Mountain) are known for a wide array of wildlife: bear, deer, bald eagles.
With travel restrictions beginning to lift, and Summer on the way, dog lovers are looking to hit the road, the beach and anywhere else where their furry travel companion is welcome. They can start here, by checking out our pick of dog-friendly beaches in California. Watch this space - we'll be adding more states shortly!
As summer approaches, and travel slowly begins to open up again, National Parks offer many beautiful sights and adventures for you and your four-legged friend. Most National Parks allow pets in developed areas; this means you can travel to the park with your pet as long as you’re aware of - and respect - each park’s limitations and restrictions.
Planning a summer camping trip? How far ahead should you book? Camping is a relatively pandemic & family- friendly activity. Lots of Americans will be hitting the road; given the pandemic, even more so than usual. Campgrounds are filling up fast (many site already fully booked for Memorial Day / July 4 holidays). Looking for a healthy outdoors vacation this year? You really need to be booking your spot now.
Thinking about going on a camping trip - with your dog? To help make your camping adventure with Fido a more enjoyable (and painless) experience (for both of you), make sure to check out our Top 10 Tips (and 13-point Checklist) for what you need to do or pack - before you hit the road!
The Pacific Northwest (PNW) is a geographic region in the north-western United States. The PNW has no official boundaries and states included can vary, but it’s common to include U.S. states of Washington, Oregon and Idaho, and the Canadian province of British Columbia. Boundaries can also extend into Northern California, Western Montana and parts of Wyoming.
Planning a self-catering staycation in Ireland with your dog? We've sniffed out 80 dog-friendly places to stay, covering every county, with something for every taste & budget! Choose from Glamping, eco-Camping, Self-Catering Lodges, Cottages, Cabins, Hostels, Castles, Touring Caravan, Campervan, Motorhome, Dog-Friendly Boating Holidays...
Cape Cod is a hook-shaped cape that stretches 65 miles out into the Atlantic Ocean in New England, in the northeastern United States. A portion of Cape Cod is considered the Cape Cod National Seashore which was formed on August 7, 1961 by President John F. Kennedy. The Cape Cod National Seashore accounts for 43,607 acres on Cape Cod, Massachusetts.
Increased numbers of people have adopted or bought new pets to help get them through pandemic lockdowns and restrictions, including many newly working from home. It’s really important to be aware that, as we begin the return to “normal” work routines, commuting etc., some dogs will suffer separation anxiety, which can include becoming extremely stressed and upset at their human’s absence.
Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument is a new national park, named after Maine’s tallest mountain (5,268 feet), and designated in 2016 by President Barack Obama, as the Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument (KWWNM).
The park spans 87,563 acres (35,435 ha) of mountains and forestland in northern Penobscot County, Maine.
Acadia National Park is located on Mount Desert Island on the northern coast of Maine, 264 miles from Boston, Massachusetts, and 50 miles from Bangor, Maine. Acadia is one of the top 10 most visited national parks in the United States. Visitors enjoy 27 miles of historic motor roads, 158 miles of hiking trails, and 45 miles of carriage roads.
Huge numbers of people are adopting or buying new pets to help get them through the Covid19 pandemic. This is a really big life-long commitment, and proper - and early - training and socialisation is really important for your pup, and for your bond and relationship with your pup!
No family vacation would be complete without your four-legged buddies traveling with you. Their to-do list is a little different, so here are some of the things you need to to take care of in the weeks leading up to the trip.
The death of a family pet is one of those challenges that can have a significant emotional impact upon both your children and yourself. That said, with time, care, and loving attention you can help them not only cope with this loss, but also build mechanisms to help them in the future.
Which Is the Best Dog Food for Your Dog? The choice of the best dog food for your pet is highly subjective and can depend on a number of factors including: The life stage of your dog - Puppy, young or aged. Is your dog a picky eater? The breed of your dog - small, medium or large. Any potential allergies......
There are many benefits to having a dog for all age groups, but especially for seniors, even more so seniors living on their own! There are numerous studies showing that people with dogs tend to be more physically and socially active, healthier and happier, and that dogs can also help reduce stress, depression and social isolation.
Keeping pets in a rented flat in the UK - what are your rights? How do you find out if you can’t have a pet in a flat? What if there is no mention of pets in the lease? What are the penalties for breaking the terms of your lease?
Given approx 1 in 2 UK households own a pet it's no wonder residential property agents are frequently asked if pets are allowed in flats.
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