Category Archives: Dog

Dog Autumn Bucket List

A Dog’s Autumn Bucket List

Article by Lauren Bate (diaryofaspanglishgirl.com)

After the summer sun has fizzled away, the leaves start to fall off the trees and the autumnal wind settles in, most dog owners and their dog’s find that this time of year is the perfect time for adventures, long walks and more quality time to enjoy together. Let’s face it, the long summer days might be perfect for a beach day or two, but when it all comes down to it, most dogs hate being too hot. Whereas Autumn, autumn weather is a dream.

When it comes to Autumn, lots of us have tons of ideas of what we want to do, but what about extending some of that fun to the dogs in our lives? A Dog’s Autumn Bucket List could be the answer to ticking off all the fun activities that you can do together before the winter nights draw in and we find ourselves cuddling our dogs on the sofa watching Netflix with a cup of hot chocolate every night. Continue reading

Dog Beaches for First Timers

Dog Beaches for First Timers

A practical guide to taking your dog to the beach

Article by Lauren Bate (diaryofaspanglishgirl.com)

As the summer sun starts to appear, most of us will start  thinking about packing a deckchair and having a relaxing trip to the beach. If you’re a dog owner, like me, you’re more than likely considering packing your towel and taking your dog for a fun trip out to the beach too.

If you’re lucky enough to live near the sea, or have the capacity to travel to one with your dog, you’ll find great pleasure in taking your four-legged friend to the beach. It can be such an enriching and fun experience, but the wonderful days at the beach very rarely come without an incident or two. Continue reading

Protect My Pet Subscription Box Review

Protect My Pet Subscription Box Review

Subscription boxes have become very popular in recent years, and it’s possible to get them containing anything from makeup to healthy snacks. Pets aren’t left out of this market, and there are now quite a few pet subscription boxes, mostly focused on food, toys and treats. Protect My Pet is different in that it’s a monthly subscription service that sends you accurate doses of flea and worming treatments for you pet. Continue reading

Best Cat Dog Pet Trackers Review

15 of the Best Cat & Dog Trackers – Buying Guide & Reviews

Do you ever wonder where your cat goes when they head out for the night, or worry about your dog being scared and running off when on a walk? If so, then a pet tracker could be the answer! But with so many devices to choose from, how do you know what is the best pet tracker to buy? To help you decide, we’ve reviewed 15 of the best trackers for cats and dogs available in the UK. Continue reading

More Than Pet Insurance Review

More Than Pet Insurance Review

More Than Pet Insurance offer the full range of cat and dog insurance products, starting with Accident Only and going up to Lifetime policies. Vet fees limits range from £1,500 for their Basic Time Limited policy, up to £12,000 for their Premier Lifetime policy. They are one of only a few pet insurance providers who offer the full range of policy types.

They are also one of the largest pet insurance providers in the UK, and are owned by RSA Insurance Group. RSA is the second largest general insurance company in the UK. One benefit of More Than being owned by RSA is that they won’t suddenly switch your policy to another underwriter, with different terms.

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More Than Pet Insurance Review

Best Value Pet Insurance for Cats & Dogs

Buying pet insurance for your cat or dog can be a large investment. With so many different providers and policies available, how do you know which pet insurance policy gives the best value?

We have done some research to help answer this question, and hopefully give you a better idea of what to look for. In this blog, we look at the best value Time Limited, Max Benefit and Lifetime policies for cats and dogs. Continue reading

Pet Insurance

How Much is Dog Insurance?

Last updated: December 6th, 2018

Pet Insurance can be very useful to help you pay for unexpected vet bills if your dog becomes ill or is injured. One of the first questions people ask though is “how much will it cost to insure my pet dog?” The answer is – it depends on many variables. In this blog article, we illustrate what influences the cost of dog insurance policies, and what impact each factor has. Continue reading

Best Pet Vacuum Cleaners Review

20 of the Best Pet Vacuum Cleaners – Reviews & Buying Guide

Last updated: January 7th, 2019

Owning a pet is a very rewarding experience, but there are some downsides. For anyone who has a cat or dog, you’ll be familiar with the constant battle to keep your home clean from pet hair. A good way to keep on top of this is to buy a vacuum cleaner designed especially for pets and pet hair.

However how do you choose what is the best vacuum cleaner for cat or dog hair? This really depends on the type of pet vacuum cleaner you want, and also where you need to clean pet hair from. For example, dog owners may be looking for the best handheld hoover to get dog hair out of a car. Cat owners might be more interested in the best cleaner to remove cat hair from a sofa, or cat litter from a tiled bathroom floor.

There are a lot of different models available to buy from well-known manufacturers such as Hoover and Dyson, as well as less familiar names like Gtech and Shark. The aim of this article is to help you find the best vacuum cleaner for your needs, and to do this, we give an overview of what to look for, and also review some of the best pet vacuum cleaners available to buy online at the moment. Continue reading

Travelling abroad with your pet

Travelling at Home and Abroad with Your Pet

Last updated: December 6th, 2018

Are you one of the 1/3 of all pet owners in the UK who takes their pet with them on holiday?

If you are, then as summer approaches and thoughts move to going on holiday at home or abroad, now is a good time to think about travelling with your pet. In this blog article, read our advice for travelling abroad or within the UK with your pet by road, rail, sea or air; which will hopefully help make your journey safer and more enjoyable for you and your pet. Continue reading

Grain Free Pet Food

Grain-Free Pet Food – Good or Bad?

Last updated: December 6th, 2018

In recent years, there has been an increase in the number of pet food brands selling grain-free pet food. This appears to follow the trend towards healthy human foods, and more pet owners are trying to ensure their pet eats as well as they do. In this latest blog article, we look at whether grain-free pet food is beneficial for your cat or dog, or is it just marketing hype? Continue reading