Recently, many of us have had a lot more time at home, meaning we have the time to train and rear a new puppy or kitten.

The COVID-19 pandemic has contributed to an increase in the number of people seeking out a new companion to help with the isolation and anxiety related to the pandemic.  This has seen a spike in the number of puppy scams reported, causing a massive financial loss to uneducated puppy owners-to-be.

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Dogs and puppies of all ages love Kong toys. They are ideal for chasing and fetching or for solo play. Kong are durable rubber dog toys that are soft and satisfying for your pets to chew, while still being strong enough to stand up to aggressive play. Kong dog toys were built for chewing, keeping your dog's teeth and jaws healthy and exercised while they play.

Beyond toys, Kong dog treats make the perfect rewards for good behaviour, motivational aids for training or just to show your pet how much you love them.

Kong toys come in a variety of types and sizes to suit all breeds.

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August is ‘pet dental health month ‘, so it is a good time to prioritise our paw-families oral health. Dental hygiene in our companion pets is an important part of everyday life, as it is in our own.

Most Common Dental Questions:

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It has been a cold Winter that we have all been isolating in.  This has led to the heating being on more often in our homes, our pets inside more often, providing the perfect breeding environment for fleas.

Did you know for every 5 fleas on your animal there are another 95 fleas in your home? 

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 Is your dog 7 years or older? You may have noticed how they are not as active as they once were. You can trust them when you leave home, you may leave your things on the floor and they do not get torn up! Ah yes, you are firmly in the adult to senior dog stage.  The average life span of our family canines is 10-15 years, depending upon breed.  It stands to justify if your dog is age 7 or older, they may be in the golden years of their lives.

Here are a few tips to make the later years more comfortable in their home:

Feeding needs change as our dogs age, so an age appropriate food e.g. senior diet is of more benefit. This will meet their changing nutritional needs. Elevating food dishes can also alleviate discomfort in their joint and necks from bending down to eat and drink. 

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