Showing all posts in category: Guest posts on pet related stories

  • Tips for making vet trips easier on you and your cat

    Posted on June 17th, 2019

    One of the most stressful events for both owners and cats alike is taking a trip to the vet.  Your cat will have a few problems with the whole ordeal, ranging from the car ride, to all of the poking and prodding at the hands of the vet.  There’s no need to stress yourself before… Read More

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  • Senior pet food: Tips for feeding your aging dog

    Posted on June 11th, 2019

    As your dog grows older, it’s important to take a look at nutrition and see if the food you’re feeding is up to the task of nourishing an aging pup. When should you switch to senior dog food? Dietary needs can vary greatly depending on your dog’s breed. Since your dog’s life expectancy partly depends… Read More

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  • Bring your dog to work day

    Posted on June 4th, 2019

    Friday 21st June is Bring Your Dog to Work Day. Established in 2014, it is an annual event in the UK, aimed at raising money for animal charities. In addition, you get to enjoy a fun day with your pet at the office. All your office needs to do to become an official sponsor is… Read More

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  • A complete guide to feel confident with any Horse.

    Posted on May 14th, 2019

    Be prepared We all know the saying ‘fail to prepare, prepare to fail’. When you approach riding without taking the time to ensure you have all the safety measures in place, opens your equestrian experience up to nerves and worry. It goes without saying that sturdy boots, gloves and a hat are safety must-haves. In… Read More

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  • Effective Natural Remedies to Kill Fleas, Ticks and Mites in Dogs

    Posted on May 7th, 2019

    Dogs start wagging their tails with excitement just at the mention of walks. However, with flea season starting we need to take precautions to protect them from creepy crawlies. It’s not really an option to keep our fur buddies at home for the fear of fleas and mites attacking them? These little monsters make our… Read More

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  • Top 8 Pet-Friendly Hotels in Scotland

    Posted on April 30th, 2019

    Dreaming of taking your furry companion on holiday to Scotland? We can help you find the perfect accommodation. Check out our top 8 Pet-Friendly Hotels in Scotland and look forward to spending some quality time with your favourite cat or canine. Trigony House Hotel, Closebur Located in Dumfries and Galloway, this laid-back luxurious country house… Read More

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  • Top 5 Pet Friendly Hotels In Ireland

    Posted on April 23rd, 2019

    Your pooch is part of the family. Taking a holiday without them is unthinkable, consider all the picturesque walks in Ireland, they just wouldn’t be the same without man’s best friend. Well the future is dog friendly, thankfully more hotels are offering pet friend accommodation, perfect for your next holiday. This article covers five of… Read More

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  • Dog theft is big business – don’t become one of their victims

    Posted on April 2nd, 2019

    In February, I wrote about pet theft as, in addition to being Valentine’s Day, the 14th February is the pet theft awareness day. My article really struck a cord and started a long conversation over Twitter; it covered many more aspects relating to pet theft and in particular to the prevention of dog thefts. Once… Read More

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  • Creating a feline-friendly home

    Posted on March 11th, 2019

    While cats may be famous for seemingly having nine lives, it’s important to take the necessary precautions to protect our pets and to create a feline-friendly home. Some of the easiest ways to keep cats out of harm’s way at home is by keeping dangerous foods, like chocolate and grapes, as well as medications and… Read More

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  • 5 Litter box hacks to stop cat odour in its tracks

    Posted on March 5th, 2019

    The dreaded smell of the litterbox is often the hardest aspect of raising your furry friend; however, it doesn’t have to be! No longer will you have to be embarrassed when a friend comes over, or coming home from work and having a smelly litter box greet you as you walk in. Here are a… Read More

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  • How to stop your dog chewing your furniture

    Posted on January 29th, 2019

    Have you ever walked into your home to discover that your beloved pet has destroyed another piece of furniture? Take a deep breath. Before you think of giving your pet away, know that inappropriate chewing can be stopped. Why do dogs enjoy chewing your furniture? Inappropriate chewing is a common problem in dogs, particularly the… Read More

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  • Pamper Your Pet

    Posted on December 13th, 2018

    At this time of year, who doesn’t want to pamper their pet? Our friends at Sainsbury’s bank have published some ideas on health homemade treats and some gift ideas.  So if you want to spoil your four legged friends try the Pupcake or Cat Cake recipes. However, if your four legged friend is watching their… Read More

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  • Give Your Pet a Birthday They’ll Never Forget

    Posted on November 29th, 2018

    When that big day rolls around each year, make sure your pet knows what a treasured family member they are. Plan a pet birthday party and make it a big deal that they’re one year older. Whether their favorite activity is riding in the car or swimming in the ocean, here’s a list of ideas… Read More

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  • The Top 15 Cat Food Ingredients to Stay Away From

    Posted on November 20th, 2018

    Guest post: Emily Parker, Saying goodbye to your pet is one of the hardest things pet parents have to go through. In some cases, you know it’s for the best, since your best friend has been suffering. But that doesn’t make it any easier. Thankfully there are wonderful, caring services like CPC to help you… Read More

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  • The Final Gift of Love

    Posted on October 9th, 2018

    Her hair is golden with a reddish cast, a strawberry blonde. Mine is faded blonde, with invasive gray at the temples that requires coloring. Well it doesn’t require anything, but I choose not to be gray. I choose not to be old as well, but of course it is happening anyway. And it is happening… Read More

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  • How to Choose A Car That Is Right for Your Pet

    Posted on October 2nd, 2018

    If you have a four-legged friend in your life, chances are they factor into every major decision you make from housing and furniture purchases to healthcare and travel. More than one third of American households have a cat or dog and 40% of UK household have a pet as a member of their family and… Read More

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  • The importance of professional pet photography

    Posted on September 11th, 2018

    Pet photography. Worth it or just a fad for over pampered pooches? At Finlay Pet Photography, we think it’s 100% worth getting professional portraits of your pets taken. Let us explain why. Pets as part of the family According to the PDSA, it’s estimated that 49% of UK adults have some kind of pet living… Read More

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  • Have you wondered what your cat is saying?

    Posted on August 14th, 2018

    Last week we celebrated international cat day which aims to raise awareness of the needs and feelings of our furry friends. As such we thought it was the perfect time to brush up on our cat knowledge and help those who are finding it hard to understand what their pet is trying to communicate. A… Read More

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  • Six Pointers That You Have Found the Perfect Dog Clippers

    Posted on August 7th, 2018

    You are excited that you bought the first pair of dog clippers and are ready to start the grooming process. Then a question comes into your mind: How do I know that I have found the best dog clippers for the job? Fear, anxiety, and doubt starts to creep in. The following pointers will help… Read More

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  • Why Do Dogs Chew Their Paws?

    Posted on July 24th, 2018

    Dogs usually communicate their discomfort through different behavioral changes. Chewing on their feet is one of these behavioral changes that are used to show discomfort. However, chewing or licking paws is one of the behaviors that get unnoticeable. But if you find your dog excessively chewing or licks his feet you must take this as… Read More

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  • Dangers of leaving your dog in a hot car

    Posted on July 9th, 2018

    * a guest post from Global Tint * One of the most common animal abuse reports filed against pet owners has been about keeping their pets locked up in their vehicles underneath the scorching sun. This poses a major threat for their pet’s safety and health as they’re essentially trapped in an oven-like environment. Intense… Read More

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  • 10 Simple Ways to Keep Your Dog’s Coat Shiny and Healthy

    Posted on June 12th, 2018

    An important part of being a dog owner is keeping your pup healthy and happy. This means providing him/her with enough exercise, feeding pup quality food, playing and cuddling him/her, and taking care of pup’s appearance. After all, a dog’s health can easily be seen just by looking at its coat – it should always… Read More

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  • The 5 Biggest Challenges All New Puppy Owners Face

    Posted on May 23rd, 2018

    *A guest post by Sienna Penfold You’ve dreamed about this moment for your entire life, and now that you’re finally ready to embrace the bliss and joy of puppyhood becoming a part of your existence, you’re overwhelmed with various concerns. Fret not, because you’re not alone! Puppy parenting truly does come with a whole range… Read More

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  • How to help your dog recover from trauma

    Posted on May 3rd, 2018

    *A guest post by HerePup –  Aren’t dogs one of the cutest creations on the planet? Who would imagine that such selfless and loving creatures can be abused? As shocking as it is, animal abuse is one of the ugly truths of society. According to the statistics gathered by pet, dogs are the… Read More

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  • 10 Ways to Celebrate Valentine’s Day with your Pet

    Posted on February 13th, 2018

    *A guest post by Kamira Gayle, Author & Creator of –A blog about finding healing after pet loss through inspiration and art! Ah Valentine’s day! A day when you can tell love is in the air, see people holding hands and the town painted in red hearts. February 14th happens to be a day… Read More

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  • 5 Ways to spoil your cat this Christmas

    Posted on December 19th, 2017

    By Natalie McKee author of Christmas is a time for friends, family and tradition. Your pets are just as much a part of the family (sometimes more!) as the people seated at the dining room table, so why not find ways to include your cat in the festivities and spoil your cat this Christmas… Read More

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  • Warning signs and remedies for cat stress and anxiety

    Posted on December 12th, 2017

    Guest Post by Kamira Gayle, Author & Creator of –A blog about finding joy, life inspiration and comfort after pet loss. Cats are some cool characters. Not only are they adorable and give unconditional love to us, they mosey around the house nonchalant without a care in the world; well that is until they… Read More

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  • 12 Ideas For Memorialising Your Pet

    Posted on October 17th, 2017

    *A guest post by John Devlin, Author of Losing a beloved pet can be devastating and many owners feel grief similar to losing a family member. However, there will come a point when you will want to celebrate your four-legged friend’s life and remember the happy times you spent together. Here is a list of… Read More

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  • 5 Tips to comfort a grieving pet parent & 10 things to avoid

    Posted on October 3rd, 2017

    by Kamira Gayle, author of– A blog about finding, joy, inspiration and comfort after pet loss. As a pet parent that is grieving the loss of her fur baby, I have experienced both the good, bad and the ugly side of grief. Experiencing pet loss is one of the hardest things you may experience… Read More

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  • 8 Ways to Help Dogs with Separation Anxiety

    Posted on September 19th, 2017

    *A guest post by John Devlin, Author of Separation anxiety is a common issue with many dogs and one that owners struggle how to resolve. First, let’s find out what causes this behaviour and look at some tips to help dogs which suffer from this serious issue. There are various levels of separation anxiety…. Read More

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  • Why I love my dad’s pet crematorium

    Posted on August 15th, 2017

    A personal account from Jon Hale, son of the founder and owner of the Cambridge Pet Crematorium. My name is Jon Hale, I’ve spent my life answering the childhood question of “what does your dad do?” with hesitation. My father owns a crematorium for pets. Which, may I say, I love; this is why. Like… Read More

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  • Top 10 Most Popular Dog Breeds in the UK

    Posted on August 3rd, 2017

    Do you want to give a dog a home? How do you know how your dog will behave? How do you know how big your dog will get? Or how much exercise a dog will need? The good news is that a dog’s breed will provide some guidance on the above questions. The bad news;… Read More

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  • 8 Tips to Deal with Depression after Pet Loss

    Posted on August 1st, 2017

    *A guest post by Kamira Gayle, Author of blog about finding joy, inspiration and comfort after pet loss. Experiencing depression post pet loss? You are not alone. I’ve been there and chances are you or someone you know has also experienced pet loss. It’s one of the worst feelings you can have. It feels… Read More

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  • Service dogs and their impact on human society

    Posted on July 19th, 2017

      Service dogs are specially trained dogs whose purpose is to help perform tasks that are too difficult or too dangerous for their human handler. Specially trained from birth service dogs provide support for a large range of people, from those with mobility issues such as the blind and physically disabled to the police and… Read More

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  • I have a terminally ill pet, now what? 5 Factors to Consider before deciding if Euthanasia is an option

    Posted on June 14th, 2017

    *A guest post by Kamira Gayle, author of As a pet owner and a pet parent there may come a time when you are going to be faced with a monumental decision – you have a terminally ill pet and need to consider euthanasia.  I wrote about my own personal experience making this decision… Read More

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  • 3 Baked Doggy Treats That Fido Can’t Resist

    Posted on April 20th, 2017

    A guest post by Joe Hughes – Village Bakery Making your own dog treats can be a rewarding experience, especially for kids. But there are also many benefits to baking your own treats. When you make your own treats, you’re in full control of the ingredients. That means you can make healthy treats using wholesome… Read More

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  • 9 Ways Pets Improve our Physical & Emotional Health

    Posted on April 13th, 2017

    *A guest post by Kamira Gayle, Author of– A blog about finding normalcy after pet loss. Being a pet owner has so many advantages that outweigh any negatives. It’s more than just the shared bond and love that we receive from our furry family members. We also gain many emotional and physical benefits. As… Read More

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  • 12 Tips to help Conquer Depression

    Posted on March 7th, 2017

    Guest Post by Kamira Gayle, Author & Creator of – A blog about finding joy, life inspiration and comfort after pet loss. Depression. Whether you are experiencing the loss of a pet, going through a life transition or just saddened by the events going on in this crazy world, it’s important to know that… Read More

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  • Dealing with a Roller Coaster of Emotions after Pet Loss

    Posted on February 13th, 2017

    Guest Post by Kamira Gayle, Author & Creator of – A blog about finding joy, life inspiration and comfort after pet loss. Dealing with a roller coaster of emotions after pet loss is normal. Actually it is to be expected. The loss of a pet can feel even more devastating than the loss of… Read More

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  • 10 Resolutions for You & Your Pet

    Posted on January 12th, 2017

    Guest Post by Kamira Gayle, Author & Creator of –A blog about finding joy, life inspiration and comfort after pet loss. With 2016 coming to a close I like to think of different ways I can improve and make changes to my life and start fresh. If you are into making resolutions, here are… Read More

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  • 5 Tips for Letting Go of Guilt After Pet Loss

    Posted on November 15th, 2016

    Guest Post by Kamira Gayle, Author & Creator of –A blog about finding joy, life inspiration and comfort after pet loss. As a pet parent living through the grieving process and coming to terms with a new reality, it is a challenge day to day. Your usual routine is now forever altered and you… Read More

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