A lot of focus and emphasis is always put on puppies and kittens so it’s great to know that pet owners still value and cherish their older pets just as much. Take a look at these great stories from pet owners of older pets that are just as cute and cuddly.
Food trucks have become a city trend across the world in the last few years. Now it looks like the trend might be expanding its customer range to pooches too. The city which has more dogs than children, San Francisco, has its first gourmet food truck for canines. Cooking meatballs, grilled burger bites and steaks pampered pooches can enjoy delicious cuisine while taking a walk in the park. Milo’s Kitchen sources the ingredients locally and should be a hit with the canine loving city. It’s only a matter of time before this trend extends to our shores.
Dog owners are being encouraged to ensure their dog isn’t aggressive or harmful towards postal workers. The Royal Mail has launched a campaign to protect their postmen and postwomen after it was revealed that nine employees are attacked everyday – equating to 3,330 victims last year. This is an 8% rise from the previous year and under new legislation it will possible to prosecute dog owners for attacks on private property. The Royal Mail’s Dog Awareness Week, starting today, will have special postmark printed on letters to make owners aware of the problems their pets can cause to staff just in time for the summer holidays which shows the sharpest peak in these attacks. Please ensure that your pet is safe and secure, especially if opening the door to sign a parcel.
Today is national ‘Bring Your Dog to Work Day’ and pet owners around the country are having an extra special day at work today with their precious pets. It is often said that giving your pet a cuddle or a stroke, even just having them around can reduce the stresses of daily life. It seems like bringing your pet work not only reduces stress but also boosts performance and job satisfaction. Whether or not you are taking part this year, you can donate to the ‘Bring Your Dog to Work Day’ website and all proceeds will go to three fantastic charities that make huge difference to the welfare of animals both in the UK and worldwide. In the meantime here are the amazing reasons why taking your pet to work can help you and your company – this might just convince your boss to take part too next year!
The summer annual sporting event of the year that is Wimbledon started this week and it seems like we are not the only ones that love a good game of tennis. This collection of ‘Wimbledogs’ shows that no matter what size they are, pooches love to play with the fluffy yellow ball too.
With the summer season under way, Ruffwear have put together a few tips about camping with your dog. Camping can be a very enjoyable and adventurous family activity and bringing the dog along can enhance that experience. However there are a few tips you may need for your trip and to view them take a look here.
Summer has finally arrived and that means spending more time outdoors with your pet. Whether it is hiking, swimming or playing Frisbee, it is important that you and your pet protect yourself in the sizzling sun. Read some tips here for protecting your pet against the summer heat.