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19/04/2018

Summer Safety Tips For Your Pets

Avoid walking your dog in the middle of the day During the Summer, the middle of the day is when it will be the hottest and can cause great distress to your dog. The best thing to do is walk them either first thing in the morning or last thing at night. It will be a lot cooler at these times and it will make it a more comfortable walk for your dog. Always keep their water bowl filled up throughout the day with fresh water Change the water at... Read More

19/07/2016

Summer Safety Tips For Small Pets

Have you ever considered what your small animals, such as rabbits or guinea pigs go through during the Summer months? We all know that ‘Dogs die in hot cars’ but sometimes we may forget that it’s not just dogs who are at risk when the weather gets hotter. So what about your small animals? Hutches that are exposed to direct sunlight can get hot very quickly. If it is possible, move the hutch to a more shaded part of the garden, or put up a parasol to create shade. You... Read More

17/05/2016

Enjoying Summer Safely With Pets Infographic

By Amber Kingsley Summer is a great time of the year but these warmer months can often be dangerous for dogs and cats. Much like being trapped in a hot car, pets can become victims of the heat in a variety of different ways that we may not realise. Pets and Pools If you’re fortunate to have a swimming pool, summer is a great time for taking a refreshing dip and sometimes our pets will join us for the plunge. But just like small children, animals need to be supervised... Read More