Most of today’s modern medicines come from nature. Most herbs have properties beyond adding a little flavour to what we eat. Herbs’ health benefits are age old in human medicine, and they’re just as efficacious for animals.
March is the official Pet Anxiety Month. Pets can suffer from anxiety, just like we do. In the UK, 82% of dogs and 89% of cats are reported to be scared of something*. Whether it’s due to travelling, meeting new people, going to the vets, living with other pets, loud noises, the vacuum cleaner... the list goes on!
Darkness is one of the biggest dangers that we face when we are out and about in the winter. Making sure that we are both seen (us and our companion) is very important. The good news is that this can be done easily - and inexpensively!
Now that the summer is becoming a distant memory and the nights are drawing in, the desire to get out and about for a walk is getting smaller and smaller. We wanted to remind you why it is essential that you keep active and give you a few tips and tricks to get your motivation going and that tail wagging!
The best boarding kennels are terrific, and the security of knowing you’re returning to a happy pet that has been well-looked after while you’re away is worth everything. For owners who would rather holiday with their animals then there are more and more options.
Travelling on holiday with your dog.
We are really pleased to see that pet-friendly hotels, campsites and holiday let cottages are on the increase. Pubs too are waking up to the fact that the real meaning of ‘family friendly’ should include provision for its four-legged members.
A very ‘un’ British summer has brought Mediterranean conditions to our shores, and parasites just love them. Extreme heat and humidity make it uncomfortable for the furry members of the family, but itching is discomfort’s cherry on top leaving dogs and cats exhausted and with irritated skin.