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!
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How to Keep Your Dog Healthy When Traveling with Their Human Family
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.
How to Help Your Children Cope With the Loss of the Family Pet
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.
Is it More Nutritious for a Dog to Eat Natural or Manufactured Food?
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......
The many Benefits of Pet Ownership for Active Seniors
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?
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.
Worrying about leaving your dog home alone?
Worrying about leaving your dog home alone, looking for a way to stay connected and make sure he's OK? Check out these Remote Cameras and Health / Activity Monitors, most with 2-way Audio and Video, Night Vision, some with real-time Alerts, Multi-User option, Alexa Compatible......
Dog Welfare in Ireland – why there is a pending crisis.
RTE's recent Prime Time Investigates put the spotlight on practices in Ireland’s Greyhound Industry. Ciaran Walsh, founder of Dog Internet of Things (a new platform providing live 1-2-1 Webcam Consultations with Professional Dog Trainers and Canine Behaviourists), says there is a more wide-spread crisis concerning domestic dogs coming down the tracks in 2020.
#PetTravel Top 11 Tips For Travelling With Your Dog!
Check out our Top 11 Tips for travelling with your dog. Our guide covers Flying, Microchipping, EU Pet Passport, Medicines, Toys, Photo, what to include in a First Aid Kit, what Pet Travel Accessories you need to pack, why you need to Book well in advance when travelling with a dog, and much more!
How to Tell if Your Dog is Allergic or Food Sensitive
How to Tell if Your Dog is Allergic or Food Sensitive, by Dr. Laura Duclos, PhD, Head of the Research and Development team at Puppo.com. In fact, true dog food allergies are rare. Dog food allergies aren’t the most common culprit behind your dog’s symptoms—food intolerance is more likely at the root of their discomfort.
Pet Tech – Connected Pets: GPS Trackers, Pet Health & Activity Monitors
In this article we look at 7 GPS Pet Trackers: 1. Whistle Go Explore Health + Location Tracker for Pets. 2. Tractive 3G Dog GPS Tracker. 3. Garmin PT10 Dog Device . 4. Findster Duo+ Pet Tracker. 5. Link AKC Smart Dog Collar - GPS Location Tracker, Activity Monitor. 6. Cube Key Finder Smart Tracker Bluetooth GPS Tracker. 7. Garmin Alpha 100 Bundle, Multi-dog Tracking GPS / Remote Training Device.
Family & Pet-Friendly Guide to The Lake District
Located entirely within the county of Cumbria in North West England, with 21 lakes (including 12 of the largest lakes in England), the Lake District is England's largest National Park. A UNESCO World Heritage site, the Lake District is famous for its associations with William Wordsworth and other Lake Poets, and also with Beatrix Potter and John Ruskin.
Practical Tips & Tools For Looking After Your Dog In A Heatwave!
Practical Tips for keeping your dog cool in a heatwave! Dog Cooling Beds or Mats. Dog Cooling Vests. The benefits of picking a Dog Cooling Bed or Mat i.e. a dog bed or mat with inbuilt cooling option (does your dog sometimes sleep on tiled or concrete areas – this may be a sign he gets too warm in his bed).
Dog-Friendly Touring Caravan, Campervan, Motorhome & Camping sites Ireland
These are the dog-friendly Camping, Touring Caravan, Campervan & Motorhome sites we've confirmed so far, starting on Ireland's Wild Atlantic Way, covering Donegal, Sligo, Mayo Galway / Connemara, Clare, Limerick and Kerry.
Family & Pet Friendly Guide New York City
The Big Apple, the city that never sleeps, has something for everyone, regardless of age or budget! New York City's five boroughs—Manhattan, the Bronx, Queens, Brooklyn and Staten Island—are home to 8.5 million people, a vast array of attractions and highlights, including iconic buildings and architecture, the Statue of Liberty, the 911 Museum and much more!
Family & Pet Friendly Destination Guide San Diego CA
Located just 120 miles south of Los Angeles, San Diego is California’s second largest city and the United States' eighth largest. Sad Diego is home to Balboa Park, SeaWorld San Diego, the USS Midway Museum and almost 90 golf clubs.
Family & Pet Friendly Destination Guide Boston MA
Funded in 1630 by Puritan settlers from England, Boston, Massachusetts, is one of the oldest cities in the United States. Scene of several key events of the American Revolution, such as the Boston Tea Party and the Battle of Bunker Hill, the city has retained a quintessential blend of colonial history and cutting-edge innovation.
Family & Pet Friendly Destination Guide Chicago Illinois
The "Windy City" At nearly 10 million people, Chicago is the third-largest city in the United States. Located on the shores of freshwater Lake Michigan, Chicago is the second most visited city in the United States, attracting 50m visitors annually.
Benefits of having a dog for all, especially Children!
#BetterTogether There are lots of benefits to having a Dog for all age groups, especially Children. It’s not just about allergies. Dogs are good for children in lots of other ways. Children with dogs tend to be more empathetic, more popular with their peers, and have healthy self-esteem, all of which positively impact their emotional and social development.
Thinking of getting a Dog? Please read this first…..
Getting a pet is a really big decision, so you definitely need to spend some time thinking about what kind of pet will work best for you, your family, your own individual circumstances, and last but not least, the pet. This is really important as your pet will be a part of your family and your life for many years.