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Is pet insurance worth it?

Find out why pet insurance is worth it to cover the cost of vet bills over your pet’s lifetime, plus how to pick the best type of insurance for your pet.

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Reactive dogs: How to recognise and prevent dog to dog reactivity

From spotting the signs to helping a reactive pooch, learn all about dog reactivity from expert dog behaviourist Philippa Short.

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Cats | Dogs | News

UK flat-faced pet breed ban: What could it mean for my pet?

There’s ongoing talk about flat-faced pet welfare and whether a breeding ban is needed. Let’s take a look at what’s being said - and what it means for your pet.

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Cats | Dogs

What you need to know about brachycephalic pets

Expert vet Dr Scott Miller gives you all the essential info on brachycephalic pets, including the main health risks and how to give them the right daily care.

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Your new puppy checklist

Get ready for your new puppy with this handy checklist, from what equipment to get to how to settle them on their first day home.

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Fun ideas for your dog’s day out

Discover fun days out and awesome outdoor activities to keep your pooch entertained. This guide is all about putting your dog first!

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How to toilet train your puppy using positive reinforcement

Your puppy is home and it’s time to start toilet training. There’s no need to be nervous though - dog expert Philippa Short is here for you with her puppy toilet training guide.

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Cats | Dogs | News

Savvy swaps and tips to make pet care more affordable

With so many costs going up, we’ve put together some top tips and swaps to make pet care more affordable, without compromising on quality.

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Cats | Dogs

Does my pet need supplements?

Thinking about introducing some supplements into your pet’s diet? Dr Scott Miller explains what they are and how to know if your cat or dog needs them.

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Do I need a dog behaviourist or trainer?

Knowing whether your dog needs behavioural or training support can be confusing. But don’t worry - expert dog behaviourist and trainer Philippa Short is here to clear things up.