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7 things that happen when you become a dog or cat owner

7 things that happen when you become a dog or cat owner

Everybody knows parenthood changes your life, but us dog and cat owners know that pet parenthood also has a pretty huge impact. Your canine and feline companions become so much more than just animals who live in the house; they are a part of your family, and whether you like...

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Meet the Barking Heads & Meowing Heads pack

Meet the Barking Heads & Meowing Heads pack

If you follow us on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter, you’ll know that we love nothing more than a chance to get to know the moggies and pooches who enjoy Barking Heads and Meowing Heads.   We’re lucky to receive lots of comments and messages every day from people, sharing their...

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Tips and tricks for making your pet food last

Tips and tricks for making your pet food last

It’s important to pay attention to the shelf life of any kind of food you purchase for your pet. Whether you’re buying dry or wet food, it will have a use-by date which should be kept in mind. Sometimes, though, it’s beneficial to make your pet food last that little...

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Preparing your house for a kitten

Preparing your house for a kitten

There is nothing more exciting than welcoming a new cat into the family, but before their arrival, you need to spend a little time preparing your house for a kitten. Your kitty is just learning about the world, how to behave and fit in with their humans. As a fur...

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Five ways to treat your pet this Valentine’s Day

Five ways to treat your pet this Valentine’s Day

The list of loves in our lives goes something like this: Animals Humans So you can imagine that on Valentine’s Day, spoiling our pets takes priority over our human partners. Sound familiar? If you’re guilty of pampering your cat or dog more than the people in your life, then this...

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Tips and tricks for training an older dog

Tips and tricks for training an older dog

Despite what you may have heard, you can teach an old dogs new tricks! Although there is the chance that bad habits might develop and be harder to break as a pooch grows older, that doesn’t mean they are necessarily more challenging to train than a young puppy. In fact,...

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Train your dog to be good with kids

Train your dog to be good with kids

Who grew up with a dog in the family? If you did, you’ll know how wonderful it can be to have a best four-legged pal throughout childhood. For a child and pup friendship to flourish though, your pooch needs to be well-trained. And even more importantly, your human sprogs need...

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What you need to know about training a large breed dog

What you need to know about training a large breed dog

When we did our puppy survey, the size of breed was your biggest concern when it came to choosing the right dog for you. And that’s no surprise. The size of your home, amount of exercise, and potential extra training a bigger pooch may need will all come into consideration...

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Fun tricks to teach your dog

Fun tricks to teach your dog

In our last blog post for Train Your Dog Month, we listed some essentials for training your new puppy. If your clever pup has already got the basics down, how about learning some fun tricks to teach your dog too? All that’s required to help your hound paw-fect the following party...

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How to train your puppy - the essentials

How to train your puppy - the essentials

Before your new pup can master any out of the ordinary tricks, it’s super important to help them perfect the basics. A dog who can roll over or fetch your paper is paw-some, but skips the essentials and go straight to these funner party tricks and you may be letting...

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Puppy's First Christmas

Puppy's First Christmas

Christmas is a time for family - and that means those with fur as well as the human members. If a new doggy has recently joined your pack, then there is an extra excuse to make it a special one. We have listed some of our favourite ways to make...

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Preparing for a new puppy survey results

Preparing for a new puppy survey results

Did you share your experiences in our recent puppy survey? We called on dog owners to tell us all about preparing for a new puppy, from picking a name to how much they spent on their pup. Thanks to everyone who took the time to answer our questions, we’ve uncovered some...

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