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Top tips for travelling with your pooch in the UK

Top tips for travelling with your pooch in the UK

We’re all dreaming of the day when we can hop in our car with our pooch and set off on a relaxing holiday. Perhaps we will hot tail it down to the coast to soak up the sun or head for the mountains to pitch up a tent and reconnect with nature. Wherever it is you and your dog are planning to do to recharge your batteries, read on for some useful advice on travelling together. For most, the journey starts with a car ride. Not every dog is the perfect passenger and some suffer with anxiety and/or travel sickness when in a moving...

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How dogs and mental wellbeing are linked

How dogs and mental wellbeing are linked

The benefits of pets & why we love our poochesWe love to celebrate how wonderful our pooches are every day, but especially over the last year. For those who live alone or have been working from home, it’s been a wonderful time to truly cherish our amazing four-legged pals and appreciate the many ways they bring joy to our lives.Dogs are not only able to understand many of the words we use but are even able to interpret our tone of voice and body language. From this, our loyal pooches will try to gauge our emotional states making them the...

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Superfood for super dogs

Superfood for super dogs

 As is true of humans, the brain and the body of our canines are closely intertwined. It is rarely possible for one to be healthy when the other is not. More recently in veterinary medicine, we are focusing on a pet’s mental well-being rather than just their physical health, as our understanding of how the two are closely connected grows. We all know that what we eat can affect our mood as well as our long-term health. Of course, the same holds true for dogs. Feeding your pet one of our Superfood diets can go a long way towards keeping...

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Everything you need to know about fleas

Everything you need to know about fleas

Dealing with fleas is every pet owner’s worst nightmare. Left unchecked they can wreak havoc on our pets, our home and our health. We asked the experts at Itch to give us the lowdown on fleas. Read on to find out about what they are, where they come from, and most importantly, how you can get one up on fleas once and for all. What are fleas? There’s more to fleas than just making our dogs itchy. They’re tiny, blood-sucking parasites, who survive by sucking the blood of other mammals. They have long legs (perfect for jumping) and can range from...

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To feed Wet or Dry Dog Food

To feed Wet or Dry Dog Food

-Whether opting to feed wet or dry, be sure to opt for a high-quality diet packed with natural ingredients. -Wet food has many benefits including improved general hydration, softer foods can be easier for those with dental disease to manage and it is easier to digest for dogs with sensitive stomachs. -Feeding dry food has many benefits including improved dental hygiene, easier portion control and for long-haired breeds, it can keep fur clean and help prevent skin disease around the mouth.   One of the first things you may ponder when you bring your new pup home is what they will be...

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