Why learning first aid for your dog is so important

Why learning first aid for your dog is so important

Dogs are inquisitive creatures. They are always chewing on things they shouldn’t be eating, getting into unsafe situations or getting into places they shouldn’t be exploring.   However sometimes their curiosity leads to an emergency.   There are many...
Allergic Reactions in Dogs

Allergic Reactions in Dogs

  This article is all about allergic reactions in dogs – from mild irritations, through to full blown anaphylaxis. Just as in humans, anaphylaxis is a serious medical emergency for your pet, and they will need veterinary help extremely fast. Therefore, knowing...
5 Emergency Tips & Techniques to Save your Dog’s Life

5 Emergency Tips & Techniques to Save your Dog’s Life

Emergency Tips and Techniques All Pet Owners Should Learn  Understand what is normal for your pet so you can quickly spot if something is wrong Help your dog to become accustomed to being examined, so that it becomes a normal part of petting and being with them....
Hearing Dogs – transforming the lives of deaf people

Hearing Dogs – transforming the lives of deaf people

  Everyone is aware that blind or partially sighted people rely on the help of guide dogs but are you aware that dogs can support those with hearing loss?   ‘We train clever dogs to help deaf people’ say the charity Hearing Dogs For Deaf People. And this...
Why have a dog first aid kit and what should be in it?

Why have a dog first aid kit and what should be in it?

Why have a dog first aid kit?   Accidents and emergencies involving your pet can happen at any time, so it’s always good to be prepared. When you’re just at home, out on a walk, camping, or travelling, it pays to be able to meet any eventuality. And just as you...
7 key vaccinations all dog owners should know about

7 key vaccinations all dog owners should know about

Vaccinations protect pets from serious contagious diseases. Vaccinations are not only needed to keep your dog healthy, but they may be required by boarding kennels, or if your pet travels abroad. This is to prevent the spread of disease. From six to nine weeks of age...
Summer Safety: how to keep your dog safe from the sun

Summer Safety: how to keep your dog safe from the sun

Summer brings heat and strong UV rays; most people are aware of how to protect themselves from the adverse effects of heat and sunlight. However, many are unaware of how summertime can impact on their four-legged friends. Dogs Can get Heat Stroke Dogs sweat and pant...
Chiggers – this mighty mite harms humans and pets

Chiggers – this mighty mite harms humans and pets

What are chiggers? Chiggers are pesky little mites that bite humans and pets. They are a particular pain as they often provoke a severe itchy reaction and the bites frequently become infected. Where do you find chiggers? They are commonly found on meadows, golf...