Tag: pet advice

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Basic Petiquette: Critical Considerations for Pet Parents

Pet Articles Posted on by Sandy Cosser

When we take on the responsibility of being guardians for dogs, we take on certain legal obligations, too. However, perhaps more important, we take on the status of ambassadors to those who do not have dogs. They can be ignorant and impatient, these non-owners. And they vote. A lot of the ridiculous breed-specific legislation in […] Read More

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Easy Tips to Keep Your Dog Safe From Theft

Pet Articles Posted on by Sandy Cosser

Pay attention if you have a beloved dog in your house because dog theft is increasing across England and Wales. Over the past 2 years nearly 5000 dogs have been reported stolen, leaving thousands of pet parents heartbroken. To make matters worse for pet parents, dogs are considered property and theft is legally regarded in […] Read More

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6 of the Best Tips to Travel Abroad with Your Pets

Pet Articles Posted on by Sandy Cosser

Not many people like the idea of leaving their pets at home while they go off on a jaunt abroad. Not only is it heartbreaking to leave a beloved member of the family behind, but reputable boarding facilities and good pet sitters don’t come cheap. Fortunately, many in the travel industry have recognised that people […] Read More

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Why is My Pet Pressing Her Head Against the Wall?

Pet Articles Posted on by Sandy Cosser

Have you ever seen your dog or cat pressing their heads against the wall for no reason? Do they persist in keeping their heads against the wall, sometimes even walking with their heads to the wall until they get stuck in a corner? If the answer is yes to either of those questions then you […] Read More

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All About Labradoodles

Pet Articles Posted on by Sandy Cosser

It’s Labradoodle month, so we’re going to take a closer look at this designer cross breed that has captured the hearts of dog lovers everywhere. What is a Labradoodle? Labradoodles are a designer crossbreed bred from Labrador retrievers and Poodles (either miniature of standard poodles). They were first bred seriously when the Royal Guide Dogs […] Read More

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Guide to Dysplasia in Dogs

Pet Articles Posted on by Sandy Cosser

Dysplasia is a developmental disorder and can be an early indication of cancer, but it is best known as the main cause for the onslaught of osteoarthritis. Literally, ‘dys’ means ‘bad’, and ‘plasis’ means ‘conformation or moulding’, so it can be considered bad structure or formation. Characteristics Dysplasia is characterised by four major pathological microscopic […] Read More