Pets at Home is selling jackets to keep animals calm during fireworks

Pets at Home is selling jackets to keep animals calm during fireworks

To help keep your cats or dogs calm, Pets at Home is selling a range of products, including the Thundershirt – a jacket that acts like a ‘constant hug’ for your pet.

Landlords charge 'pet rent' to recoup losses after ban on unfair fees

Landlords charge 'pet rent' to recoup losses after ban on unfair fees

The new practice means tenants with animals are being charged up to £50 a month additional rent for a single pet, adding considerably to the cost of housing at a time when more and more families are priced out of buying and rely on rented homes.

Pets at Home buys stake in dog-walking service Tailster

Pets at Home buys stake in dog-walking service Tailster

Sangha, the Tailster chief executive, said said the company was aiming to consolidate a fragmented market: “Not only do the team at Pets at Home share our vision about how we can bring our services to UK pet owners and drive the growth of our business, but they also share many of our values of putting pets first, and the customer at the heart of what we do.”.

Couple eat dog food to make sure its quality is good enough

Couple eat dog food to make sure its quality is good enough

Highlights of the menu include lamb hotpot, braised beef, chicken casserole and turkey fricassee (Picture: Caters) All food gets tested to make sure there are all the necessary nutrients (Picture: Caters)Charlie previously worked at Pets at Home where he said he saw dog food being sprayed ‘to make it tasty so the dog will want to eat it’.

Crufts 2019: Dog owners show their pets watching the competition

Crufts 2019: Dog owners show their pets watching the competition

Pet owners are sharing photos and videos of their dogs watching the Crufts dog show from home. This year, 160,000 people are estimated to be in attendance at the dog show, with thousands more watching from home.

Pet Dental Cleaning: What You Need to Know

Pet Dental Cleaning: What You Need to Know

During the dental cleaning itself, your vet will remove plaque and tartar build-up from all surfaces of your pet’s teeth. Keeping Your Pet’s Teeth Clean at Home Since veterinary dental treatments require general anesthesia and can be costly, it’s smart to practice good pet dental care at home.

6 Must-Have Products for Cats and Dogs Home Alone

6 Must-Have Products for Cats and Dogs Home Alone

Some pet parents try to encourage their cats to drink more water by refreshing the bowl throughout the day, but this can be hard if you’re away from home much.

Pet Survivor of the Year: Miracle cat shot through the mouth picks up top award

Pet Survivor of the Year: Miracle cat shot through the mouth picks up top award

"Thanks so much to our vets, and to PDSA for recognising our little miracle cat like this.” Dexter - Pet Survivor of the Year after he was shot (Image: PDSA) Pet Survivor Dexter inspects his trophy and owners Ruth and John Lewis (Image: PDSA) There were signs that something was terribly wrong when Dexter returned home one morning in July covered in blood and dragging his leg.

Christmas MIRACLE! Britain's UNLUCKIEST dog finally gets a break - 'We are so happy!'

Christmas MIRACLE! Britain's UNLUCKIEST dog finally gets a break - 'We are so happy!'

We’re looking forward to our first Christmas with her.”UK's unluckiest dog Daisy rolling with joy as she gets new home (Image: Battersea Dogs and Cats Home)Sad-eyed Daisy who spent 124 days in care before getting new hone (Image: Battersea Dogs and Cats Home)Daisy’s predicament as a “boomerang dog” – one that has been returned to a rescue centre – highlights the predicament faced by elderly pets coming through Battersea’s gates, with many having to wait far longer to be re-homed than their younger counterparts.Over the past three years, more than 900 dogs aged seven or over have been found new homes by Battersea, with the average stay before being resettled 40 days.

Pets at Home groomer sliced off chunk of dog’s tongue while trimming fur

Pets at Home groomer sliced off chunk of dog’s tongue while trimming fur

Mike Corry took Marley to the vets and said he will now be getting the cockapoo stitches (Picture: Terry Harris/Bav Media) Pets at Home have apologised (Picture: Terry Harris/Bav Media)Mr Corry says the vet said Marley’s tongue had been badly cut and suggested it could be stitched or rounded off.

Cold hearted pet owner dumps cat soaked in urine with ‘give me a home’ note

Cold hearted pet owner dumps cat soaked in urine with ‘give me a home’ note

Midnight the cat abandoned with 'give me a home' note (Image: RSPCA)Rather than finding an animal sanctuary to leave the unwanted black moggie, the poor animal was left languishing inside a squalid cat basket as temperatures plunged.

Moving With Your Pet

Moving With Your Pet

First, place their food inside an open crate, and eventually have them eat their meals in the crate with the door shut.Try carrying your pets around the house in the crate or taking a short drive.You can help your pets develop a positive association with the crate by providing treats and playtime at the conclusion of crate time.Taking these steps will make moving day a lot more comfortable for you and your furry friends.Pet-Proofing Your New HomeIt is a good idea to pet-proof your new home.

Pet Survivor Awards 2018: Miracle cat who struggled home after being shot in the mouth

Pet Survivor Awards 2018: Miracle cat who struggled home after being shot in the mouth

The shocking act of cruelty saw a high-velocity slug fracture Dexter’s jaw before passing out through his neck, leaving bits of metal embedded in his skull.Yet the jet black cat’s luck held out and his miracle recovery today sees him nominated for Pet Survivor of the Year 2018.He is one of three cats, the others are Maximus and Skittles, as well as Brandy the dog, who are competing for the prestigious title in a public vote for the award from the veterinary charity, PDSA.

Pets across the UK are ‘lonely, overweight and stressed’, says new report

Pets across the UK are ‘lonely, overweight and stressed’, says new report

A report from the veterinary charity PDSA revealed that 24 per cent of British pet owners carried out no preparatory work ahead of bringing an animal into their home, a figure equating to 5.2 million people.

5 Pet Adoption Stories That Just Might Inspire You to ‘Clear the Shelters’

5 Pet Adoption Stories That Just Might Inspire You to ‘Clear the Shelters’

I posted on a neighborhood Facebook group that I was looking for a pet to adopt, hoping to save a dog that needed to be rehomed from going to the shelter. Oh, and she also likes to come to work sometimes to help Mom. How to Adopt a Pet on Clear the Shelters Day

It's Bring Your Dog to Work Day! What You Need to Know to Make Your Office Pet-Friendly.

It's Bring Your Dog to Work Day! What You Need to Know to Make Your Office Pet-Friendly.

And 37 percent of the pet parents polled said they would sacrifice benefits like vacation time or work from home days in order to enjoy a pet-friendly workplace.

Heartbroken dog owner warns of suffocation from crisp packets after pet tragically dies at home

Heartbroken dog owner warns of suffocation from crisp packets after pet tragically dies at home

The self-proclaimed “overprotective dog mamma” goes on to explain that she and her partner didn’t realise just how dangerous something like this could be and hope that other pet owners learn from their heartbreaking loss.

Disaster Preparedness

Disaster Preparedness

Be sure to discuss your expectations at length with a permanent caregiver, so he or she understands the responsibility of caring for your pet.Step 4: Prepare Emergency Supplies and Traveling KitsIf you must evacuate your home in a crisis, plan for the worst-case scenario.

A furry valentine is the best valentine

A furry valentine is the best valentine

There have been so many times I’ve shared so many secrets with Romeo knowing they are safe in his heart. I don’t have a pet at my home now but I grew up with dogs in my parent’s house.

Dog attack: Young boy mauled by Snowy, a pet bull mastiff in Perth

Dog attack: Young boy mauled by Snowy, a pet bull mastiff in Perth

A young boy is recovering in hospital after he was mauled by a pet bull mastiff at a home in Perth.

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