Read our blogs and current news from around the world relating to cats and dogs!

A happy looking dog panting while out on a walk

Tips for looking after your dog's teeth

16th April, 2021

Any problem with a dog’s teeth can have a huge impact on their physical and mental wellbeing. That’s why looking after your dog’s teeth is such a key part of being a responsible dog owner. If you’re wondering how to get started, then read on. Our quick guide has some great tips to keep your dog’s teeth in sparkling condition....

A dog and cat running in a garden together

How to create a pet-friendly garden

14th April, 2021

As a nation, we really love our gardens and our perfect pets. But while a garden can be a wonderful, stimulating place for your dog or cat to explore, they can be full of hazards for the unwary....

What diseases can humans get from dogs and cats?

What diseases can humans get from dogs and cats?

1st April, 2021

Caring for our beloved pets is a great experience for all the family, but sometimes things can go wrong and a human becomes infected with an animal disease....

Tips for preventing pet damage in your home

Tips for preventing pet damage in your home

23rd March, 2021

From scratching our sofas and chewing our dining chair legs to toileting accidents there’s a whole range of damage going on all the time – adding up to an expensive end-of-year bill. Trying out our top 10 tips is a good way to prevent some of this damage, while also providing your pet with a happier and healthier life....

A woman sitting down outside putting a muzzle on a dog

How to train your dog to wear a muzzle

19th March, 2021

Dog muzzles get a mixed response from people, but they are really handy for dogs that might be a bit nervous or short-tempered when they’re out and about. Let's take a closer look at why your dog might need to wear a muzzle, how to find the right one for your pet, and how to help them get used to wearing one....

How long does it take to adopt a dog?

How long does it take to adopt a dog?

17th March, 2021

If you’re thinking of bringing a dog into your family, you might wonder how long the process takes. The answer might depend on your individual circumstances. Let’s look at the adoption process and what you should expect when you sign up for a dog....

Dog in the vets

Vets back call for end to ear cropping

9th March, 2021

Ear cropping is unlawful in the UK, but it’s currently not illegal to sell ear-cropped dogs, import them from abroad or take dogs abroad to be cropped. Campaigners have long called for these legal loopholes to be closed, and now a coalition of veterinary organisations and animal welfare charities including the British Veterinary Association (BVA), RSPCA and Blue Cross....

How to spot cancer in cats

How to spot cancer in cats

9th March, 2021

Hearing that your cat has cancer can be a very upsetting experience. But, just as in humans, the earlier you can identify it, the better their chances of survival and living a normal, happy life....

A puppy looking up at its owner while on a lead walking

5 reasons people abandon dogs and puppies

8th March, 2021

Sadly, new research has revealed that many owners underestimate how much it will cost to care for a new dog and there are concerns about a possible rise in dogs being abandoned....