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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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Taking care of a puppy during the coronavirus pandemic

Caring for a new puppy can be really hard work at the best of times but with the introduction of measures to stop the spread of coronavirus you may be finding things particularly difficult. Here’s some tips and advice about taking care of a puppy during the coronavirus pandemic.  Picking up

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How to create a dog friendly garden

As summer approaches, we can look forward to spending more time in our gardens. Animal Nurse Assistant Dawn Prime shares her tips for creating a dog friendly garden to make sure it is a fun, safe and secure place for all the family to enjoy.  Poisonous plants for dogs According to

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Dog friendly days out (and in): your guide to 2020

From dog-themed festivals to sponsored dog walks, there’s lots of events for dog owners and dog lovers to look forward to this year. Here’s your guide to dog friendly days out in 2020.  One Fun Day 14 June: (virtual) The RSPCA is hosting a fun-packed virtual event for you and your pets to

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