July 22, 2014

What makes the perfect family pet? Five things you need to consider:


    Agreeing to take on any pet, big or small, scaly or furry is a big commitment. It is important to recognise the responsibility of owning and caring for an animal, the time they take to keep happy and healthy as well as the financial implications or buying a new friend. So before you […]

Taking Your Pet on Holiday

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    If your family can’t bear to leave Fido or Rex behind with a neighbour while you go gallivanting off to exotic places, then you should consider taking your pet with you. There are a variety of places that you can take your furry – or scaly – friend for a delightful vacation. However, […]

Why Adopt a Senior Dog?

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    If you’re thinking about getting a dog, for the family or for yourself, you’re most likely thinking about purchasing or maybe even adopting a puppy. However, have you thought about adopting a senior dog? There are millions of older dogs out there that struggle to find homes after their previous owners can no […]

Are Pet Portraits a Good Idea or a Step too far?

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  It’s no secret that we are a nation of pet lovers. Our pets are no longer seen as just animals, either. There’s a huge market out there now for accessories, clothes, tableware and even birthday cakes for your pets. But where do we draw the line? We may need to address this question now, […]

Choosing the Perfect Pet for Your Family

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    Families differ; while some are boisterous, sporty types who like to be out a lot, enjoy playing football in the park, going out on bicycle rides and generally being healthy, others are more sedentary, enjoying nothing more than gathering around with a pizza to watch a film together. These are two extremes, but […]

Top 10 Gifts for Furry Friends


    With the holiday season fast approaching and the weather getting increasingly cooler, there has never been better time than now to treat our pets to something special. Here are ten of the best gifts to treat your pet to this year. Get your pet online We have Facebook and Twitter, but what is […]

Our Big Family Road Trip: Italy from North to South

Riardo, medieval castle

    After a week in Orvieto it was time to move south.  We headed down to a small town called Riardo near Caserta, situated in the Campania region of Italy. As we travelled from the North to the South of Italy the difference between the two soon became evident.  The country is beautiful, with […]

Confused By Cat Food? How to Choose the Best Food for Your Moggy

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    As a cat owner, you will want to keep your cat healthy for as long as you possibly can. Feeding your cat a quality diet will help you to achieve your goal. However, finding the best food for your cat can be a challenge. You only need to walk up and down the […]

Best Pet for your Family Lifestyle


    A pet makes a great addition to your family home and everyone has a personal favourite kind. However when it comes to making a suitable decision for your family, you may find yourself opting for an animal you had never considered getting before. The pet you choose will depend on factors such as […]

Outdoor sailing clothes for dogs


The sailing season is soon approaching with beautiful weather expected for the spring and summer seasons. If only the previous statement could be wholly true. Yes the sailing season is approaching however sunny skies are a little less predictable. Long days out on the water with a deck dog at hand to keep a sailor […]

How to keep you and your dog active and healthy this winter

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    We all love our dogs, that much is certainly true, but every now and again, especially during the winter season, it becomes a little bit trickier to keep you and your dog active. Although the feeling of not wanting to take your dog a walk doesn’t come about too often, all of us […]

A guide to buying a pet for Christmas

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      That time of year is nearly upon us again: Christmas shopping season. Impulse buying will be at an all-year high, with emotions running all over the place. Most families find buying a pet for Christmas extremely alluring. But to paraphrase the famous adage, a pet is for life not just for Christmas. […]

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