Tips & Tricks

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Anger Management: Background and Lessons Learned

By |August 2nd, 2016|

I haven’t posted about this yet but I felt now was the time. My own dog, Grizzle, came to us as a puppy – 9 weeks old to be exact. He was from a superb breeder over Norfolk way and was in a litter of 4, with mother present along with a number of other […]

The difference between pet care professionals

By |July 1st, 2016|

The pet care industry is booming! The UK is a country mad about pets. In 2015 the UK pet population is estimated at 7.4 million cats and 8.5 million dogs with 1 in 2 households owning a pet (fish not included). This equates to approximately 20 million pets owned in the UK. So it’s no […]

Holistic Solutions for your Itchy Dog

By |June 2nd, 2016|

There are numerous reasons why your doggy may be scratching and before looking to treat the issue it’s important to understand what you’re dealing with. The below 4 point list is not exhaustive but may help you assess what’s going on:

If dog is licking, biting or chewing at his paws excessively then suspect a […]

Minimize Stress When Home Boarding Your Dog

By |May 25th, 2016|

With the holiday season fast approaching many owners are on the hunt for a caring alternative to kennels, a home-from-home environment. Meet: Home Boarding.

With this arrangement your dog stays with an individual or family throughout the duration of your time away. It is assumed that by opting for home boarding your dog will not suffer […]

The Joy of Keeping Hens: choosing your chooks

By |May 12th, 2016|

~ Birds are angels who lift us up when our own wings forget how to fly ~

It’s May and it’s definitely starting to feel like summer is on the way. I don’t know about you but when the weather is like this I get a real urge to get all Barbara Good on the world: […]

Cat Proofing Your Garden

By |May 4th, 2016|

This will be a controversial blog post because owners who allow their cats to roam are still in the majority and I believe many think it ludicrous to keep a cat ‘confined’. However, I would tend to disagree. While I appreciate that (most) cats are happiest when they are outside, our modern world is simply […]

Home Made Dog Treats: Carrot, Oat and Peanut Butter Bites

By |May 2nd, 2016|

I love these dog biscuits! They are so easy to make because they only need a few ingredients and just require 20 min in the oven – easy peasy!

The only thing I would say is make sure to buy good quality coconut oil and natural peanut butter. You don’t want any of the stuff which […]

How to Plant a Pet Safe Garden

By |April 23rd, 2016|

Spring is here and with the longer, warmer days we are no doubt all headed to our local garden centre or flower market to pick up a few bits and pieces to make our outside space stand out. However, if you’re fortunate to share your life with a dog or cat then you need to […]

The Joy of Keeping Hens: Why Hens as Pets Makes Sense

By |April 21st, 2016|

This blog post is the first of a little series on keeping hens as family pets. I have had hens for over 8 years and in the process have become a bit of a hen expert. I hope that you not only enjoy reading the posts but that they make you think twice before buying […]

6 Tips for Teaching Your Pup to Pee & Poop Outside

By |April 17th, 2016|

If you’re a soon-to-be-owner wanting to get off on the right paw with potty training your pup, or simply frustrated with your cute bundle of fur, then this blog post is for you.

Puppies are weeing pooping machines! They seem to go all the time in all the wrong places and if you have wooden floors […]