Getting a Dog For Christmas

What to Consider Before Getting a Dog this Christmas

Every year we try to circulate the same message across social media and amongst friends that getting a dog for Christmas is for life. You’ve probably seen tonnes of social media posts or adverts on the television sharing why a dog shouldn’t be a quick last-minute present just because the kids have nagged on for one for a few weeks. Getting a dog is a big decision. They make you their absolute world and will revolve everything around you, so you need to be certain that you can reciprocate the same unconditional love that they will show you. Continue reading

Best Waterproof Dog Raincoats

9 of the Best Waterproof Dog Coats

Taking your dog for daily walks whatever the weather is all part of being a dog owner. Living in the UK, going out in the rain is inevitable sooner or later, and something your dog won’t be able to avoid. However even the wettest of weather doesn’t have to spoil things for you and your dog. In this blog article, we’ve researched many waterproof dog coats, to bring you our pick of the best available to buy online in the UK.

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How to Keep Your Dog Occupied During Lockdown

How to Keep Your Dog Occupied During Lockdown

With the current situation due to COVID-19 constantly changing, and the recent restrictions regarding social distancing and lockdown, this has had a major impact on both humans and our animals. I’m currently based in Spain, known as one of the hotspots for the coronavirus pandemic in Europe. It’s here where tough restrictions were placed from the get go earlier in the year. We had a few days of recommendations, but once the announcement came through that schools were closed, and work should happen from home where possible, a lockdown came just a day later. Doors closed, shutters down, and a once bustling tourist hotspot became a ghost town. So what does that mean for our pets that rely heavily on being outside to not only do their business, but to get daily exercise? Well, after the first lockdown here’s what I’ve found.

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Best Cat and Dog Halloween Costumes

15 Best Halloween Costumes for Dogs and Cats

With the rise of social media, pet influencers and “doing it for the gram”, there has been a huge influx in pet owners wanting to join their pets in with Halloween festivities. Maybe you’re hosting a get together with friends and family, or maybe you’re taking your pet for a walk on Halloween or, maybe you just want that cute pic for Instagram, either way, you’re probably on the lookout for the best Instagram worthy pet outfits for your fur baby.

We’ve scouted Instagram to find some cute cats and dogs modelling some pretty nifty outfits and made shopping easy by helping you to shop the look.

Whether it’s Batman, the witches’ pet or something a little more out there like Buzz and Woody, we’ve found an exact replica of the outfits all your favourite pet influencers will be rocking this Halloween.

Let’s get spooky!

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Human Food Dogs Can Eat

15 Human Foods that Dogs Can Eat

Just like us, dogs love a good treat throughout the day. If there anything like Rio, he’ll pad his feet and jump up and down in excitement at his bowl when he sees that we all have the same variation of dinner. We cook all of Rio’s dinners each night, usually incorporating fresh unseasoned meat and white rice with different vegetables. He loves watching his dinner cooking in the oven and then racing out to the balcony to have his dinner al-fresco. He’s not spoilt at all, right? Continue reading

Tips for First Dog Show

Tips for Your First Dog Show or Competition

Now, if this was up to me every single dog would be a winner. All those good boys and girls lined up, groomed immaculately and acting like little champions. We love you all. Unfortunately, I’m not a pet show judge. There’s probably a very clear reason for that. How do you choose between ALL of these good doggos!? Absolutely impossible. Yet, pet shows exist and somehow, they choose a winner. (Don’t worry little pups, you’re all winners in my eyes). Continue reading

9 Best Cat Litter in the UK – Review & Buying Guide

Cat litter is one of the most important items you’ll buy for your cat, but one that is often not given much thought. Cats are very clean creatures, and providing them with a suitable cat litter is vital for their health and happiness. Anything that disturbs their toilet habits can cause stress, and even illness, which leads to an unhappy cat and possibly messy “accidents”.

At Pet Money Saver, our primary goal is to help you find the cheapest deals for cat food. However as we all know, what goes in one end eventually comes out the other. Buying cat litter is a necessity for most cat owners, but how much research have you done to find out what the best cat litter is for your cat? There are so many different brands and types of litter, each with their own pros and cons – how do you choose which one to buy? Continue reading

How to Dispose of Cat Litter Safely & Cleanly

Cat litter disposal is one of the not-so-pleasant aspects of owning a cat, but it’s an important one. Not only is cat waste messy and smelly, it can cause health issues too so finding the best way to dispose of cat litter is important for your own health, and also the environment.

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Can You Flush Cat Poo or Litter Down Toilet

Can You Flush Cat Poo or Litter Down the Toilet?

Getting rid of your cat’s waste every day can become a chore, and although it might seem like a convenient way to get rid of cat litter, you should not flush it down the toilet. This can cause blockages in your plumbing, damage your septic system and can even cause disease in humans and aquatic life.

However, with several cat litters being advertised as being safe to flush down a toilet, why is this a bad idea? There are several main reasons for this.

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Where is the Most Dog Friendly Place to go on Holiday?

As we’ve just returned from our two-month road trip, a welcoming escape from lockdown and taking advantage of safely following government guidelines, it got me thinking just how dog friendly each country was when we visited. If, like us, your dog is a core member of your family, you might be considering taking them on holiday. If you’re happy to take the extra baggage and make the extra payments, taking your dog along with you makes the adventure all the more fun. Believe us. Continue reading