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What can dogs eat?

There are many human foods that dogs will not only enjoy but reap health benefits too. However, there are also several foods that we eat that are poisonous to dogs. Read on to learn about what dogs can eat and what they can’t.  Human foods that dogs can eat There are many

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Saying goodbye: preparing for the loss of a pet

How do you prepare for the hardest day when you will have to say goodbye to your much-loved pet? We’ve teamed up with Carrie Kearns, a Companion Animal Bereavement Counsellor to share some advice on how to prepare for and cope with the loss of a pet.  A special bond From the

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A beginner’s guide to Canicross

If you’re a dog owner who enjoys running and being outdoors, Canicross could be just the thing for you. Read this guide written by Emily Thomas from K9 Trail Time to learn more about this increasingly popular pastime, discover the benefits for dogs - and their owners - and find

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Fun dog agility: what it is and why it’s great for your dog

In recent years, dog agility has become an increasingly popular activity for owners to do with their dogs, either as a competitive sport or just for fun. Fun agility focuses on building a great bond between a dog and owner. Caroline Walmsley, a qualified Fun Dog Agility Coach, explains more

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An introduction to scent work for dogs

Did you know that dogs use their sense of smell to gather and process information about their environment? In this introduction to scent work for dogs written by scent detection instructor Giulia Danielis, you’ll learn more about how your dog’s nose works and discover things you can do to help

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Lucy’s Law: what it means for buying and selling puppies

Lucy’s Law makes it illegal for third party commercial traders to sell puppies and kittens. Find out who Lucy was, why this law is needed, and what it means for buying and selling puppies.  The trade in puppies has long been rife with problems. This includes illegal puppy farming in Wales

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Dog theft to be made a criminal offence in England

A new criminal offence of pet abduction is to be introduced in England, to tackle the rising number of heart-breaking pet-napping incidents.  The introduction of the new offence is one of the recommendations of the Pet Theft Task Force, which found that:  .ugb-ac1c661 li::before{background-image:url('data:image/svg+xml;base64,PHN2ZyB4bWxucz0iaHR0cDovL3d3dy53My5vcmcvMjAwMC9zdmciIHZpZXdCb3g9IjAgMCAxOTAgMTkwIj48cG9seWdvbiBwb2ludHM9IjE3My44LDI4LjQgNjAuNCwxNDEuOCAxNS43LDk3LjIgNS4xLDEwNy44IDYwLjQsMTYzIDE4NC40LDM5IDE3My44LDI4LjQiLz48L3N2Zz4=')}.ugb-ac1c661.ugb-icon-list ul{columns:1}

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What do I need as a first-time dog owner?

Are you about to welcome a puppy into your life? Congratulations! Read on to find out what you need as a first-time dog owner, covering how to prepare for your new puppy, what things you need to buy and what you can expect as you begin life as a puppy

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Travelling with a dog: tips for a relaxing road trip

If you’re heading off for a staycation or some days out this summer, here’s four things to think about when travelling with a dog.  1. Keeping your dog safe in the car The first thing to think about is your dog’s safety when travelling. Just like you would make sure that babies

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