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

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How to handle dog attacks

23rd June, 2022

In this article, we’ll look at what steps you can take – both to avoid an attack, and to minimise the damage from one, if and when it takes place. And we’re going to look at this possibility from both perspectives: with your dog as the aggressor and the victim....

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How to help a hyperactive dog

21st June, 2022

Read on as we discuss how hyperactivity develops in dogs and what you can do to help if your own pet displays this behaviour. Hyperactive canines can be unpredictable, which is why you should have third party dog insurance in place to guard against any claims....

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Average pet insurance claim up 4% as treatment costs rise

20th June, 2022

Pet insurers are continuing to help owners owners keep their four-legged friends healthy, with a record £872m in claims processed last year, according to figures from the Association of British Insurers (ABI)....

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Should your pet be wearing sunscreen?

16th June, 2022

Whether you love to tan or prefer the shade, most humans take precautions when the sun shines and protect our skin from burn or damage with sunscreen....

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Pet food banks across the UK see increase in requests for help

15th June, 2022

As household bills continue to rise, it’s no surprise that pet owners across the UK are finding they need a little extra help when it comes to looking after their pets....

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Sunglasses could be beneficial for older dogs

15th June, 2022

Now that the weather is starting to get sunnier (some of the time!), some vets have been advising that it might be beneficial for certain dogs to wear sunglasses, either to protect their eyes from the sun or to minimize irritation whilst outside....

Mans best friend

Companionship is the top reason for getting a dog

9th June, 2022

There are so many benefits of having a dog, from their loyal friendship to helping you stay active and meeting new people while you’re out for a walk....

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Growing up with a dog may help protect against Crohn’s disease

9th June, 2022

Children who grow up with a dog may have some protection later in life from a common inflammatory bowel disease known as Crohn’s disease, researchers have found....

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Study raises concerns over health risks faced by Pugs

7th June, 2022

Pugs face such serious health conditions that they can no longer be considered a “typical dog” from a health perspective, a new study suggests. The research from the Royal Veterinary College (RVC) revealed that the health of Pugs is now substantially different and largely worse than other dogs....