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Planning a holiday but can’t bear to leave your pets behind? Pembrokeshire is rapidly becoming a first-choice holiday destination for dog owners not only for its beautiful coastline, but for the many facilities that welcome holiday makers with pets – an achievement celebrated at an annual awards ceremony to recognise destinations going the extra mile […]

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Clean my teeth, you must be joking

Have you ever tried to clean your cats teeth, well if your cat is like our cat Lady Lulu then it’s impossible.
Most of the time she is a quiet cat quite happy to sleep the day away. Try to get close …

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It doesn’t matter what you feed me. . .

It doesn’t matter what you feed me. . .
I’m only a dog…RIGHT?
We’ve all heard the saying ‘you are what you eat’ and, believe it or not, this also applies to our pets.
Their nutritional …

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Why helping your pet to lose weight could save their life – Part 2

In Part 1, we talked about the health implications of your pet being overweight or obese and how it can shorten their lifespan, as well as making them vulnerable to developing health problems.  In pa …

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Why Helping your Pet to Lose Weight Could Save their Life

An increasing number of our furry friends are struggling to keep the pounds off.  A recent survey revealed that 45% of dogs and 40% of cats are overweight1!  This is a serious problem, as just like …

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How to Spot a Good Pet Food – Part 2

Grain-free foods fad or fact?
Grain-free diets are rising in popularity, with many pet owners believing them to be the ‘best’ or ‘healthiest’ food for their pets.  So, how beneficial are grai …

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Top 15 Dog Friendly Pubs in the UK

Doesn’t your Dog Deserve a Minibreak? Inn Places finds the Top 15 Dog Friendly Pubs with Rooms in the UK
Treat your dog like a Crufts Champion. The new breed of pubs with rooms offer fireside beds, …

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How to Spot a Good Pet Food – Part 1

Protein ‘goodies’ and artificial ‘nasties’
Feeding your furry friend on a good diet is important and will help to keep them happy and healthy.  We are becoming increasingly aware of the impac …

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Spring is on its way After

After a long, wet and windy winter, the days are getting longer and lighter and warmer weather is hopefully on the horizon. We thought this was a good time to give some advice and guidance.
Take garde …

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Dry, Wet, Cold-Pressed or Raw –What’s it All About? – Dog Food Part 2

 
3. Cold-Pressed Food (moisture content 12%)
How is it made? 
This type of food has only recently been introduced to the UK dog market, although it has been used for over 40 years in Europe.  …

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Dry, Wet, Cold-Pressed and Raw – What’s it All About?

There are four main types of commercial dog food available: wet, dry, cold–pressed and commercial raw.  These different types of dog food can be distinguished by the way in which they are made …

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Turret takes a holiday at Crieff hydro

Turret takes a holiday at Crieff hydro

Video captures adventures of Glenturret’s mouser-in-chief: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8NeYOGEuLDI
Fabulous Perthshire feline becomes an internet sens …

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Watch out…ticks are about!

Many of you will already be familiar with what a tick looks like and may even have spotted one on your own pet…or even yourself – Yuk! These creepy critters can be found just about anywhere an …

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Vet launches brand new online veterinary retail website that will help pet owners!

Dogtor.vet is a brand new online veterinary healthcare retailer that has just launched in the UK, selling high-quality accessories, food and toys as well as pet medication.
This is a website with a d …

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Is your Pet Overweight?

Are you literally killing your pet with kindness?
Did you know that this is not only a problem with humans but a growing problem in the pet world as well? Research suggests that 8 out of 10 pet owners …

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Mum Launches Brand New Pet Care Company in Basingstoke

A mum from Basingstoke has started up a brand new pet care company, Petpals Basingstoke, offering a full range of pet care services to owners across Basingstoke and all surrounding villages.
Alex (44) …

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Bonfire Night Fireworks and Our Pets

Remember remember your pets this 5th November – keep them safe indoors and free from stress this bonfire night. For more information on how to keep your pet calm, visit www.oscars.co.uk/blog/bonfire …

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Dental Hygiene

Does your dog suffer from smelly breath and brown teeth?
Great oral hygiene is as important to our pets as it is to us. A good dental routine is vital if you want to avoid a very costly trip to the ve …

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Cat Nest for a Catnap

A paw-sitively relaxing creation for cats – as if they don’t relax enough!
Lili Giacobino, a designer based in Kingston, looked out to craft something unusual and magical for her furry fri …

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Diet Affects your Pets!

It’s very surprising how many people come to us because their dogs have itchy dry skin or they tend to scratch their ears as well as chew their feet.
In some cases, they have poor digestion and …

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