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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 […]

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Is Blue-Green Algae Dangerous to Dogs?

What's Blue Green Algae?

I was shocked to read recently that blue-green algae organisms, which are dangerous to dogs and humans have been found in a lake where I regularly walk my dog. Luckily he hasn’t entered the water lately. What are blue-green algae? They are a group of organisms called cyanobacteria and have been named blue-green algae because […]

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Never Lose Your Dog With A GPS Tracker

Never Lose Your Dog With A GPS Tracker

Having a GPS tracker for your dog could be a lifesaver. For instance, your dog could run off somewhere and if he wasn’t in sight it would be very difficult to locate him. Your dog could be injured while out walking and may not able to come back to you. With a tracker, you’d be […]

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The science behind why some people love animals and others couldn’t care less

The science behind why some people love animals and others couldn't care less

xkunclova/Shutterstock.com John Bradshaw, University of Bristol The recent popularity of “designer” dogs, cats, micro-pigs and other pets may seem to suggest that pet keeping is no more than a fad. Indeed, it is often assumed that pets are a Western affectation, a weird relic of the working animals kept by communities of the past. About […]

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What You Need To Start A Dog Walking Business

What You Need To Start A Dog Walking Business

If you love dogs, would prefer to work for yourself and get fit at the same time, dog walking could perfect for you, read on to find out what you need to start a dog walking business. Bear in mind that it’s not just a case of simply walking the dog and getting paid, you […]

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Choosing A Vet For Your Dog

Choosing A Vet For Your Dog

Just as humans need to see a doctor when ill, so do dogs need to have a qualified vet to take care of them in case anything goes wrong. How to find the right vet for your dog requires a bit of research and careful consideration. There are several ways in which you can find […]

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