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  • Safe car travel for pets Image

    Love it or hate it, car travel is something every pet will have to experience at some point in their lives, whether it’s for a dreaded trip to the vet, a holiday from home, or even a short outing to the park. We’re careful to ensure our own safety when travelling in the car, so why should we be any less concerned about the safety of our...

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  • Visit to the Big Cat Sanctuary Image

    Nestled in the Kent countryside is a hidden conservation gem. The Big Cat Sanctuary in scenic Smarden, Kent, is a 32-acre grassland site, originally founded as a safe haven for rescued big cats, including some of the world’s most endangered and recognisable species. On the 13th February, we were lucky enough to meet with the team to learn abo...

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  • Recommended Fly Products Image

    With all this uncharacteristically mild weather, you might have noticed a few flies and midges flitting around, making a nuisance of themselves. With this in mind, we’ve put together a list of all our top-selling fly products, designed to save horses a lot of discomfort and bother. As we’ve seen with recent weather, it’s never too...

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  • Looking after your horse's teeth Image

    Keeping our horses out of pain and suffering is a priority for every horse owner, although sometimes problems can be hard to identify. Dental pain is one such problem, and it can have a huge impact on a horse’s overall health and comfort. It is important to have your horse’s teeth checked yearly, as they may require floating, which invo...

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  • Living a more natural way of life can benefit you…and your pet! Image

    Living a more natural way of life can benefit you…and your pet!

    11 February 2019 - by Homeopet (Guest Author) in Pet Care

    They say that your health is your wealth and we’d like to introduce you to a global pet health company who place your pet’s health at the centre of everything they do – Homeopet. This family owned, natural pet health company has been helping animals all over the world for 25 years and their belief that ‘your health is your w...

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  • Equine Influenza - what you need to know Image

    What is it? Equine flu is a highly contagious virus that affects the respiratory tract of horses, donkeys and mules. It is very similar to the human flu virus, but not identical, so one cannot be passed to the other. How is the virus spread? As with human flu, it is spread through the atmosphere by infected animals coughing, and is then acquired by...

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  • Strange pet laws around the world Image

    We’re all aware of certain laws designed to protect our pets, including the Compulsory Microchipping Law and the Dangerous Dogs Act, but there are, surprisingly, a whole host of other, more questionable laws that exist to keep our pets in line. Today we’re taking a look of some of the more unusual laws around the world, from illegal bar...

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  • Helping your dog cope with Christmas Image

    It’s everyone’s favourite time of year, with excitement, food and gifts aplenty, but are our dogs looking forward to it as much as we are? From noisy, overcrowded houses filled with relatives and friends, to disturbed routines and irregular feeding times, Christmas can be an upsetting and stressful time for our pets. Naturally they don&...

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  • Christmas Gift Guide for Cats Image

    Giving gifts is a big part of the Christmas tradition, and no one should be exempt from receiving them, our cats included. So, if you haven’t already thought about what you’re giving your feline friend this festive season, here are our top picks for great Christmas gifts! Felix FunSauces Cat Food (Grilled Turkey) – excite your cat...

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  • Christmas Gift Guide for Horses Image

    With Christmas in our sights, I’m sure buying and wrapping presents is top of your priority list at the moment, but have you considered getting anything for your horse? Even though they won’t understand what it’s for, it’s fun to include all the family in the festivities. Whether you just want a little something for them, or...

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