Moving apartment is a very stressful task for people and pups alike and this particular move was one of the worst for both myself and the pups. Literally everything that could go wrong, went wrong! Once all the boxes and furniture arrived at the new abode, it looked a lot like “box city” and I had to look after animals in the middle of all the chaos. TIPS FOR A SUCCESSFUL MOVE WITHOUT TRAUMATIZING YOUR PETS OR YOURSELF!!! Be Prepared Your first task is to make a “safe zone” for the pets. I had given very clear instructions for the…

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At the moment, it is only required that all dogs wear a collar and have an ID tag. Compulsory microchipping of dogs comes into effect on April 6th this year. In February 2015, the Government laid out its plans to have all dogs in the UK microchipped by April 6th in its Microchipping of Dogs (England) Regulations 2015. This covered Wales, England and Scotland. It will be compulsory for all dogs over the age of 8 weeks to be microchipped. Owners may face a £500 fine if their dog is found not to have a microchip. This is after the…

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This year City Dog Expert made their first journey to Crufts at the NEC Birmingham on March 10th. We had a fantastic time and we want to pass on some information and tips to others wanting to go there for the first time.   Have a game plan for Crufts Crufts is absolutely massive. There were 5 halls open for this year’s event, plus the main arena. You can get information about what’s on and where from the Crufts website but there are opportunities to buy a show guide from vendors outside each hall. Make sure you get one and…

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Following on from our post about the dog poo DNA post, we have received a fantastic product from PoopPot to show you. The PoopPot is a fantastic product for those who aren’t particularly keen on carrying full and smelly poop bags around until a bin can be found. Being a responsible dog owner is paramount but picking up after their dog still isn’t a priority for some people because they think that it is unhygienic, smelly and disgusting. Well, they should really get a PoopPot. It is small, portable and locks away any nasty odours due to being an air tight…

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We’ve all done it. Scrolling through our timeline on Facebook, seeing all the pictures and news stories others have shared, and then you come across something which makes you stop, read and pay attention. Today, it happened to me. This is the infographic I saw: This instantly flashed me back to when we’d just welcomed Jaina into our home, I’d collected one of my daughters from school and we were walking home through the park. I thought it would be a nice walk home but that wasn’t to be the case. My Jaina Proudpaw is a lovely dog. Very friendly,…

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