Experts share easy ways to save money on pet ownership

Experts share easy ways to save money on pet ownership

Save some cash with these simple tips (Picture Getty Images/iStockphoto)We’d do anything for our four-legged friends – but there’s no denying that pet insurance, food, toys , treats and more can all add up for owners.

Hufflepuff the dog escapes death but leaves owner with £12k bill after eating kitchen item

Hufflepuff the dog escapes death but leaves owner with £12k bill after eating kitchen item

Friend Donna Burgess is trying to raise the additional funds that were not covered by Hufflepuff’s insurance to help Ms Penda pay for her dog’s life saving treatment.

Pandemic pets: how do owners cope as costs bound ahead?

Pandemic pets: how do owners cope as costs bound ahead?

In total, Darcie costs about £107 a month to feed and look after, and is “worth every penny”, Nicole says.

Too many pets kept alive when it’s not the kindest option, say vets

Too many pets kept alive when it’s not the kindest option, say vets

While veterinary science has made impressive advances in recent years, allowing many pets to be healthier for longer, vets say extending an animal’s life at all costs is not always the best option for them, and can result in bills of thousands of pounds for their owners.

Covid-19 issues behind record high in complaints to firms, survey finds

Covid-19 issues behind record high in complaints to firms, survey finds

The top 10 included Pets at Home, first direct, Saga insurance, Timpson, Skoda UK, Nissan and Greggs.

Want employees to return to the office? Let them bring their pandemic pets along

Want employees to return to the office? Let them bring their pandemic pets along

But people love their dogs and allowing employees to bring their pet to work could be a powerful way to entice those wary workers out of their homes and back to the office.

There is insurance for your pet and here are some reasons to consider it

There is insurance for your pet and here are some reasons to consider it

With this insurance you can obtain benefits such as aesthetics for your dog or cat, coverage of up to 10,000 pesos in damages to third parties, the cost of a vaccine per year, medical guidance and veterinary service at home or in the office.

Looking for Pet Insurance? Lemonade Has Plans Starting as Low as $10 a Month for Dogs and Cats.

Looking for Pet Insurance? Lemonade Has Plans Starting as Low as $10 a Month for Dogs and Cats.

If you've been searching for pet insurance for your dog or cat but haven't committed yet, it only takes a few seconds to get a quote from Lemonade and it will be well worth your time when you see the numbers!

Dogs and owners may share resemblance in diabetes risk

Dogs and owners may share resemblance in diabetes risk

“Given the previous research on the shared risk of [being overweight] between dog owners and their animals, we believe that shared dietary habits and also physical activity levels might be involved,” said Kennedy.

'Best buddies': Grieving pit bull finds joy again with new kitten companion

'Best buddies': Grieving pit bull finds joy again with new kitten companion

So instead of getting another dog, she thought, “I’ll get Dude a kitten.”.Dude seemed overly curious about Ace’s crate when she brought the kitty home, so Burroughs kept her dog on a leash for their initial interactions.

Brexit: what will change for Britons in the EU on 1 January?

Brexit: what will change for Britons in the EU on 1 January?

Also, if you are living in the EU before the end of 2020, you will be allowed an Ehic card issued in that country that will be valid in the UK and elsewhere.

Law firm advertises job for £30,000-a-year dog walker

Law firm advertises job for £30,000-a-year dog walker

Law firm Joseph Hage Aaronson LLP, which is based in London , has placed an advert for a personal assistant/dog-walker role which is a ‘predominantly non-desk based’ position.The job description reads: ‘An excellent opportunity has arisen for a Private Assistant Dog Walker role to support one of our senior leadership team.

Pet insurance: how to get the best-value policy for your dog

Pet insurance: how to get the best-value policy for your dog

When we opted for lifetime cover, the site came up with 53 policies ranging in price from £9.97 a month with the insurer Animal Friends to £74.21 with Asda Money.

Use of pet masks: No, your pets don't need masks: Vets

Use of pet masks: No, your pets don't need masks: Vets

Pet parents are using masks for their pets to be extra cautious and safeguard the furry friends from the dangers around.IMPORTED PET MASKS HIT THE MARKET.These are rubber masks, which have an N-95-style opening which helps the pets breathe.

Coronavirus UK: Vets reassure owners they can still take their pets despite lockdown

Coronavirus UK: Vets reassure owners they can still take their pets despite lockdown

If it’s an emergency, you can still go to the vet with your pet (Picture: Getty Images/Cultura RF)With the world in upheaval due to COVID-19, previously-important things like MOTs and dental checkups have gone out the window.

Happy Bonfire Night: How to keep pets safe on Guy Fawkes Night

Happy Bonfire Night: How to keep pets safe on Guy Fawkes Night

The RSPCA estimate that, in the UK, as many as 45 percent of dogs show signs of fear when they hear fireworks and other pets such as cats , small animals and horses can also be spooked and affected by the sounds of Bonfire Night celebrations.

Dog ‘raped by human until intestines fell out’ saved from being put down

Dog ‘raped by human until intestines fell out’ saved from being put down

Olive was found with horrific injuries in the streets of west London (Picture: Olive’s Fight Against BSL)A new home has finally been found for a stray dog who was suspected of being raped by a human before authorities threatened to put her to sleep.

'Riddled with exclusions': pet insurers slapped with a Shonky award

'Riddled with exclusions': pet insurers slapped with a Shonky award

She looked at the fine print of her pet insurance product for the first time and discovered that, although the accident insurance she purchased covered poisoning, the definition was very narrow.

Owners urged to snub fashion as high cost of flat-faced dogs revealed

Owners urged to snub fashion as high cost of flat-faced dogs revealed

Flat-faced dog breeds cost twice as much in veterinary bills and average more annual vet visits than other breeds, according to an Australian survey of five years of pet insurance claims.

Five Surefire Ways to Save On Pet Care

Five Surefire Ways to Save On Pet Care

In the book, I list numerous ways to save on pet spending while maintaining a high level of quality and care. Too often, vets have to work with a pet parent's limited budget, meaning they might not be able to follow the ideal medical protocol.