Date archive: January 2015

Count those steps with a dog pedometer

If your fur baby is a little on the porky side and needs to shed a few pounds, then regular exercise and walking are key. But how much more should you do? Is a trip to the dog groomers in Cardiff enough? What about a walk to the shops or should you go further? Do…

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Bark be gone!

Although a bark is a friendly way of communication for many fur babies, there are times when you need to curb your dog’s vocalising, for example if you have small children or need a good night’s sleep or getting in the car, even for visits to the dog groomer in Cardiff is causing barking. Continuous…

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A dog with a video camera?

These days, one of the things you see in the street, particularly in tourist areas, is people wondering around with a phone or GoPro camera on a stick, filming their journey through the historic streets. Now, it is possible for you to give your fur baby the opportunity to film their journeys and past times,…

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Dog Olympics

Crufts is top of the dog show calendar, but sport is high on the agenda for many owners and their pooches all year round. There are many sports that involve both dog and owner, they can be competitive and fun for the participants. Carting, bikejoring, skijoring and cani-cross all involve mushing or pack competition for…

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How about a Doggy Detox?

So, after the most indulgent season of the year, we all like to look to the New Year for a healthy start. This also applies to your pooch. Extra treats and maybe the odd bit of turkey sneaked by Uncle Bob can add to your fur-baby’s waistline. Your dog groomer in Cardiff may even remark…

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Keeping your old age pensioner in good condition

All dog breeds age at different rates and what is considered quite elderly for some of the giant breeds (around 5-6) is just getting into your stride if you are a Chihuahua or Yorkie. Even so, all dogs will age eventually and with better care and more thoughtful breeding, their lives are getting longer. When…

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Keeping up the fluid intake in winter

Most pet owners know that cold weather means more calorie consumption and up the food intake accordingly but giving more water is often forgotten. Dehydration is as much a risk in winter as in the summer heat and so make sure your fur baby always has plenty of water available, even when it is cold…

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New puppy for the New Year?

If you have had a sad loss, want to add to your dog family or are a new dog owner in waiting, having a puppy in the house brings its own challenges and problems, but a lot of joy. Think carefully about whether you are ready for a new fur baby because they need a…

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