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Puppy Essentials Shopping List

Puppy Essentials Shopping List

Great news, you’re getting a new puppy! Now’s the time to prepare so you’re ready and your pup has everything he needs. Here’s a list of really useful and essential items every new dog owner needs. Food Bowls You could start off with smaller bowls and replace for larger ones when your puppy grows. This […] Read more…

Helping your pet get ready for life after lockdown

Helping your pet get ready for life after lockdown

Phil Younger, co-founder, The PharmPet Co Pet owners across the UK have spent the past three months with their pets by their side day and night. If our dogs and cats could speak, it would be interesting to know how they’re feeling about the prospect of their owners venturing out into the world without them […] Read more…

What Causes Fear of Dogs and How to Overcome It

What Causes Fear of Dogs and How to Overcome It

What Causes Fear of Dogs? The most common cause of fear of dogs is having a bad expericne with one, especially at a young age. An experience such as being chased, bitten or growled at by a dog as a child can cause long-lasting fear into adulthood. Cynophobia If you have a fear of dogs […] Read more…

Introducing The Patterdale Terrier

Introducing The Patterdale Terrier

Patterdale Terriers are cute looking high energy hunting dogs that were bred in the North of England. Today, let’s take a look at the breed and consider whether a Patterdale Terrier is the right dog for you. The Origins of the Patterdale Terrier Patterdale terriers come from a place called Patterdale in the Lake District, […] Read more…

The 3 Best Kinds of Dog Collar

The 3 Best Kinds of Dog Collar

If you have a dog or you’re going to get a dog, one of the most important things you’ll be buying is a collar. Your dog’s collar is used to walk them securely on a leash without them running away, to hold their ID tag, and the right type of collar can be used to […] Read more…

What Human Foods Can Dogs Eat?

What Human Foods Can Dogs Eat?

While you’re eating your tasty afternoon meal, your little buddy is sitting next to you, staring at you, like what you’re putting in your mouth is the only thing important in this universe. At this point, we all tend to want to feed our little buddies. So, what are safe human foods for dogs? Let’s […] Read more…

Do Dachshunds Make Good Family Dogs?

Do Dachshunds Make Good Family Dogs?

Dachshunds are cute little dogs also known as sausage dogs because of their long bodies. You might be thinking of buying one and want to know, do dachshunds make good family dogs? Let’s find out… About the Dachshund Centuries ago Dachshunds were bred in Germany to hunt Badgers. “Dach” translates as Badger and “Hund” means […] Read more…

Jack Russell sat with dog bowl full of food

What are the Best Bowls for Dogs?

What are the best bowls for dogs? Well, there are many different types of dog bowls available in different shapes, sizes, made from various materials. Some can be personalised with your pet’s name. One type of dog bowl won’t suit everyone, it’s a matter of personal preference and what is most practical for your dog. […] Read more…

Dog wearing coat with hood

Do Dogs Really Need Coats?

Studies by experts indicate that, with a few exceptions, dogs do not really need to wear any clothing as they have a natural protective layer. Dogs coats* are designed to insulate them from the outside temperature, repel rainwater, filter out sunlight and prevent direct contact with certain agents that can damage them. Dog coats can […] Read more…

Are Samoyeds good family dogs?

Are Samoyeds Good Family Dogs?

You’ve probably arrived at this post because you’re thinking about getting a Samoyed as a family pet and are wondering if this breed is good with kids. Read on to find out a bit more about this breed to see if a Samoyed is for you.  About the Samoyed The Samoyed is a medium-sized dog […] Read more…

How Do Dogs Communicate?

How Do Dogs Communicate?

Experts believe that the connection between man and dog has been around for over 10,000 years, dating back to South China, who may have had the first domesticated dogs. And as we evolved over that span, so has our connection with our canine friends. And most importantly, how they communicate with us* and each other. […] Read more…

Do dogs have to be kept on a lead?

Do dogs have to be kept on a lead?

You must be in control of your dog in public. Dogs don’t have to be on a lead all the time but do have to be on a lead in designated pedestrian zones and on land where livestock is present. It’s important to check the bye-laws on your local council website to see the areas […] Read more…

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