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

A young boy walking a dog on a lead with his family on a sandy beach

How to choose the best collar and lead for your dog

24th September, 2020

To stop yourself from making some common mistakes read on for our guide on how to choose the best collar and lead for your dog....

Only half of cats receive regular veterinary care

Only half of cats receive regular veterinary care

22nd September, 2020

Many cats are missing out on routine visits to the vet, according to research by Royal Canin. In a survey of almost 2,000 cat owners in the UK and Ireland, conducted before the Covid-19 pandemic, the pet food maker found that 43% of all cats had not seen a vet within the last year and 11% had never been to the vet....

A child chasing a small dog across a grassy garden on a sunny day

15 tips for a countryside staycation with your dog

17th September, 2020

The UK is blessed with some truly stunning countryside. And what better way to explore it than in the company of your Collie?...

Dogstival was a PAWsome success!

Dogstival was a PAWsome success!

16th September, 2020

It’s safe to say everyone who attended Dogstival, dogs and humans alike, had a fantastic time! The sun was out, the rain stayed away and the views were breath taking with Burley Manor and deer in the background....

A dog in a car panting with the sun in the background

Why is my dog panting so much?

16th September, 2020

In this article, we take a look at why dogs pant, what's normal and what's not, how you can help, and when it might be time to see the vet....

New research shows the impact of lockdown on dogs

New research shows the impact of lockdown on dogs

15th September, 2020

For many of us, lockdown has been a chance to spend more time with our pets — and for them to enjoy more attention. But new research from Dogs Trust shows that, while some dogs have been happy to have their human family at home more, others have been stressed by reduced exercise, inability to find a quiet place to rest or lack of contact with other dogs....

We’re a Finalist in the Insurance Choice Awards 2020!

We’re a Finalist in the Insurance Choice Awards 2020!

9th September, 2020

The Insurance Choice Awards are voted for by you, our customers, which makes this announcement extra special. So far, over 24,000 customers have had their say on over 170 brands. Voting continues for finalists, closing at 11:59pm on 20th September, with the winners being revealed on the 22nd October....

Overcoming your own separation anxiety when going back to work

Overcoming your own separation anxiety when going back to work

8th September, 2020

Schools are back, furlough schemes are changing and lockdown restrictions are easing — all of which means changes to our daily lives....

Overcoming your own separation anxiety when going back to work

Overcoming your own separation anxiety when going back to work

8th September, 2020

Schools are back, furlough schemes are changing and lockdown restrictions are easing — all of which means changes to our daily lives....