Category: Pet-friendly

August 23, 2015

DIY dog toys

Transform your old clothing Do you have any old shirts or jeans that you haven’t worn in ages? Recycle your old garments into chew toys for your dogs! Simply tear up your old clothes and tie as many knots as you please throughout the material. Great as a chew toy or for a game of tug-of-war, this […]

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August 21, 2015

DIY cat toys

Have you ever bought your cat a fancy toy from the store, only to for them to opt for that discarded straw, ball of paper or bottle cap instead? This is exactly why homemade toys are great for our temperamental felines. Check out our list of ideas below, along with some Tamworth vets that can […]

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August 18, 2015

Top 4 small pets for kids

Siamese Fighting Fish If you are looking for a pet your kids can take care of themselves, a Siamese Fighting Fish requires nothing more than a sprinkle of food once a day. Needing nothing more than a fish bowl as a home, Siamese Fighting Fish are beautiful to watch with bold colours and elegant flared tails. […]

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August 16, 2015

Are you ready to adopt a pet bird?

Just like any other pet If you’re only opting for a pet bird because you think they’re easier to care for than cats or dogs, forget about it! Birds are highly intelligent and need regular interaction. If you don’t give your birds the right amount of attention, they can become frustrated and start feather picking […]

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August 7, 2015

Dog washing 101: Keeping your pup clean

Behaviour preparation Before you even think about putting your dog in the tub, you should get them used to the idea. Take them for trips to the bath without even washing them and reassure them with treats. The key to making your dog-washing experience a pleasant one is getting them to associate the bath with […]

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August 5, 2015

Easy DIY dog treats

While some foods are edible for us, to dogs they can be hazardous. When making dog treats, keep in mind the ingredients you should always avoid: Chocolate Coffee Fat trimmings Grapes and raisins Macadamia nuts Now for the fun stuff! Read on for some great DIY dog treat ideas. Vegetarian Doggie Cookies Whether your dog […]

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August 3, 2015

4 great DIY pet projects

1. Need a sturdy, cheap toy for a teething dog? Grab an old shirt or a pair of jeans. This project is super easy and will cost you nothing but a few minutes of your time! If you’ve got a dog that’s chewing on everything, try making toys that your pooch will have a hard […]

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Guide to doggy dental care

Dog breath An easy way to detect dental disease early is by sniffing your dog’s breath. While it’s never going to smell like a bunch of roses, if your pup’s breath is particularly offensive, it could be an indication of dental disease. If you feel like your dog may have failed the breath test, take […]

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August 2, 2015

Should you share the bed with your dog?

Pros Warmth If you don’t feel like investing in an electric blanket, just have your pup jump into bed 10 minutes before you get in. Your dog’s body temperature is around 3 to 6 degrees higher than yours and will warm the bed up quickly—especially during cold winter nights. Safety Obviously the level of safety […]

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July 29, 2015

Tips to stop your dog from leash pulling

A few things to remember – Until your furry friend knows how to walk without pulling on their leash, consider all walks to be training sessions. – Try to tire your dog out a little before their walk. This will help stop them from being overexcited. – Always take treats on every walk to encourage […]

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