Category Archives: Dog

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

Last updated: December 6th, 2018

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

Take Better Pet Photos

10 Tips for Taking Great Photos of Your Pet

Last updated: December 6th, 2018

Most of us love to take photos of our pets – whether it’s a quick snap of them doing something cute or crazy to post on social media, or something more like a portrait which will give you a lasting memory of a beloved friend for many years to come. However sometimes these photos don’t always turn out quite as we’d hope – maybe they are blurry, or they look too bright or too dark.

In this article I’ll give you some tips based on years of experience of photography, to try and help you take better photos for you to keep and treasure for years to come. These tips aren’t just for cats and dogs – they are just as valid for other types of pet such as rabbits, lizards and birds.

Do Your Photos Look Like This?

Do Your Photos Look Like This?

With the advance of smartphone technology, most people these days have access to good quality cameras built-in to their phones so almost everyone has a camera with them virtually all of the time. Although you can spend a lot more on more advanced pocket-sized Point & Shoot cameras, or even Digital SLR cameras, the advice here is valid whichever camera you have. Continue reading

Christmas Gifts for Pets

Christmas Gifts for Your Pet 2018

Last updated: December 6th, 2018

Christmas is a time of giving, and for many of us pet owners it’s important that our pets aren’t left out of the festivities. So to help you find the perfect Christmas present for your pet, we’ve put together this list of our favourite gift ideas. Hopefully it will help make this Christmas extra special for you and your pets.

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How to Keep Your Pet Cool on Hot Days

Last updated: December 6th, 2018

Keeping Your Pet CoolKeeping Your Pet Cool

Aren’t summer days great? It’s so nice to be able to enjoy the hot and sunny weather, but while we enjoy basking in the warmth of the sun, it’s important to prevent our pets from becoming overheated. Cats and dogs can’t cool themselves in the same way that humans can, and a pet that becomes overheated can suffer from dehydration, and in severe cases, die. Continue reading

Tough Dog Toys

15 of the Best Tough Dog Toys

Last updated: December 6th, 2018

As a dog owner, you will know how hard it is to find a tough dog toy that actually lives up to its name. Visit any online pet shop, and you’ll find dog toys being advertised as “Tough” and “Indestructible” but so many of them last just a few minutes. To help you find out which toys live up to their name, and which ones aren’t as tough as they claim we have pulled together 15 of the best and toughest dog toys. Continue reading

Fetch Online Pet Store

Pet Store Review – Fetch

Last updated: December 6th, 2018

Wouldn’t it be great if, when ordering pet food online, you could request your order to be delivered at a specific time most convenient to you? Ordering from most online stores is very quick and easy, but it can be so frustrating having to wait around all day for a courier to turn up. And even more frustrating when they don’t!

Wouldn’t it also be great if you could save money with cheap prices, and get top quality products too? And even better, what if you could save a further 15% on these already competitive prices with a discount code for your first order?

You might think that sounds too good to be true, but that is exactly what you can get if you shop at Fetch.co.uk! Fetch is the new online pet store from the well-known, award-winning online grocery supermarket Ocado. They launched Fetch in the UK at the end of 2013, and have been expanding their product offering ever since. Continue reading