With more and more pet owners taking their precious pooches away with them on holiday, will your fluffy,four-legged friend be coming away with you this summer? The infographic below looks at some stats on staycations and vacations away with your dog.
As the pet industry continues to evolve, the latest trend has opened its doors in the U.S – a gym for your pet pooch. Frolick Dogs Canine Sports Club comes complete with treadmills, obstacle courses and doggie balancing balls. The gym was set up to tackle obesity and it seems like there is no stopping the ever growing pet industry. Although memberships are starting from £416 a year, don’t be surprised when you see a canine gym open near you.
With the summer holidays under way, many people are looking forward to going away for some sun, sea and sand. But many pet owners face the dilemma of having to find a pet-friendly hotel to accommodate them or finding alternative arrangements such as dog sitters. This article gives you different options to ensure that you find the best solution to you holiday arrangements.
You might have already seen this adorable video during the weekend as it went VIRAL with many outlets reporting on it. The family Schnauzer was beyond excited to see her owner, Rebecca, again after two years apart she even involuntarily rolls over because she is so overwhelmed. The family did take her to the vets to double check that she was ok and with the all clear from the doctor she will be happy to get some quality time play with Rebecca. See the super cute video here.
Keeping your pet well groomed and looked after is important but even more important is knowing the best ways to do this. What may seem like a simple cleanliness routine such as brushing teeth, having a wash and clipping nails can be a nightmare for anyone that owns a pet. These tips for keeping your cat clean will help in making the routine less of a nightmare for you and your pet.
Instagram used to be just about us taking pictures of ourselves with our pets, now it’s become filled with petsies (pet selfies) and filtered images of precious pets – even Instagram accounts of popular pets such as Grumpy Cat. Now a London based company has developed BarkCam, an app that makes sounds to allow you to get the attention of your pet while taking a picture perfect portrait. As the ‘Instagram version for pets’ you can add filters, text and emoji’s then share with other pet owners via an in-built social network or other popular platforms such as Facebook and Twitter. It looks like the evolving nature of social media sharing is transcending to a whole different audience.
Nothing can ever settle the great old debate about which pet owner is better – cat owners or dog owners. If you are undecided whether to get a cuddly kitten or a cute canine this interesting list of facts about ‘Dog Owners’ vs Cat Owners’ might just make help to point you in the right direction.
As the summer heatwave continues it is important to have some safety tips to ensure your precious pet isn’t affected by the sizzling heat. Blue Cross have put together some information on preventing heatstroke in your pet, which will come in handy for those looking to enjoy the sunshine with their four-legged companion.