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

A woman and her dog sitting on a jetty looking out to sea leaning on eachother

How to care for your dog when you’re ill

3rd September, 2020

Here at Purely Pets we’ve put together some handy tips for you to consider when putting your sickness plan in place....

A kitten biting a daisy on a grass patch

Why do cats bite?

3rd September, 2020

Whether you’re a first-time cat owner or have a long-term feline friend, there’ll be times when your cat’s behaviour will confuse and even hurt you. Cat biting is one of the more common complaints amongst owners which can leave them flummoxed....

A dog wearing a woolly jumper turning its head to look back whilst out on a walk

5 things to consider before dressing up your pet

2nd September, 2020

Pooches in party outfits and cats in cute costumes are all the rage on social media. But before you buy an item of feline fancy dress that you think is the cat’s pyjamas, is it really a good idea to dress up your dog or cat?...

Vets issue warning for dog owners over blue-green algae

Vets issue warning for dog owners over blue-green algae

1st September, 2020

Dog owners have been warned to take extra precautions when walking their dogs near stretches of water, after an increase in reports of toxic blue-green algae in several locations across the UK this summer....

The Importance of Cat Vaccinations

The Importance of Cat Vaccinations

1st September, 2020

One of the most important tasks you will carry out as a new kitten owner will be to get your furry friend vaccinated. Cats and kittens are vaccinated against a range of infectious diseases. These diseases are currently kept well under control in the UK because of our excellent vaccination protocol....

Purely Pets announces its ‘pawesome’ plans for Dogstival

Purely Pets announces its ‘pawesome’ plans for Dogstival

27th August, 2020

Purely Pets, headline sponsor of Dogstival, has revealed its stand activities for the weekend, which are sure to get a few tails wagging!...

Demand for four-legged lockdown companions leads to high puppy prices

Demand for four-legged lockdown companions leads to high puppy prices

25th August, 2020

Thousands of people sought canine companionship to get through the isolation and anxiety caused by the coronavirus pandemic, the Kennel Club has found....

A dog swimming in a pool

Water safety tips for pets

20th August, 2020

Humans may think twice about jumping into a muddy river, but the same can’t be said for our pets. Whether it’s the sea, a lake, a fountain or a puddle, many dogs can’t seem to help themselves from launching themselves into the water for a good old splash around....

A dog sitting on its owners lap at a bbq

Do dogs and cats go through the menopause?

19th August, 2020

An important area to keep an eye on is your pets’ reproductive cycle, particularly as they age. A question that is often raised is whether female dogs and cats experience menopause as they get older. Let’s find out....