Dog Information

Useful dog-related information regarding your family and home. Dog laws etc.

Will Dog Pee Kill Grass?

Will dog pee kill grass?

If you’re a dog owner you may be familiar with those yellow/brown patches on your lawn where your dog goes to the toilet and you want to know will dog pee kill grass? The answer is yes. The reason for this is because the urine is rich in nitrogen and it will kill your grass […]

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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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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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