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Puppy grooming: your puppy’s first haircut

Are you ready to book your puppy in for their first haircut? Cheryl Greenhough from Country Canines Grooming shares her puppy grooming tips to help you prepare for your puppy's first trim.   Why use a professional groomer? Whether you have a smooth haired breed like a Dachshund or a long-haired

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News: Don’t get Petfished: Vets and celebrities lead public warnings against ‘cruel and opportunist’ lockdown pet sellers

Vets, charities and animal-loving celebrities have joined forces with a government campaign to warn prospective pet owners against unknowingly buying puppies, kittens, cats and dogs from unscrupulous sellers amid a rise in demand for pets since lockdown. Open letter An open letter, signed by celebrities including Kirsty Gallacher, Paul O’Grady, Amanda Holden

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News: TV Vet Joe Inglis launches homemade dog food platform

TV vet Joe Inglis is aiming to boost the health of the nation’s pooches with the launch of his own homemade dog food platform. VetChef helps owners feed their pets a diet of all-fresh, natural produce through a bespoke recipe plan tailored to each individual animal’s needs. Well-known for his appearances on

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When do puppies get easier?

If you’ve recently welcomed your first puppy into your life, you may be wondering if you've done the right thing. Here’s what you need to know about the early days with your new puppy and the answer to that burning question...'when do puppies get easier?' Just like having a baby,

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How to find dog friendly holidays in the UK

If you’re planning a staycation with your dog, there’s plenty of ways you can do this. Here’s our ruff guide to dog-friendly holidays in the UK, with links to some useful websites for planning and booking your break.  Planning a dog friendly holiday As well as researching places to stay that welcome

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How to keep dogs cool in the summer

A dog’s body temperature heats up a lot faster than a human’s. This means that even if you are feeling comfortable in the heat, your dog may not be so. In fact they can suffer from heatstroke in minutes. Here's some advice on how to keep dogs cool in the

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Having a dog and working 9-5

You’ve got a puppy, and have taken some time off work to help them settle in. You’ve not had a full night’s sleep since and can't step out of sight of your puppy without them crying. You're due back at work, and the big question remains. What should I do

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Dogs on school grounds

If you walk children to school, it’s the perfect opportunity to give your dog some exercise too. Before you do, make sure you’ve swotted up on the do’s and don’ts of dogs at the school gate. Many schools have introduced policies about dogs on school grounds. Here's what you need

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