Entries by Sam Chapman

Pets in the Spring

Spring has sprung, and with the change of season, our thoughts inevitably turn to Easter celebrations, spring cleaning and much-needed home improvement projects. But the new spring weather can prove not-so-sunny for curious pets—or their unwitting owners. Before you embark on Spring cleaning or gardening, take heed of potential springtime hazards for your furry friend. […]

The problems with feeding a cat that isn’t yours

Feeding a cat that is not yours, may not be doing the right thing Cat owner or cat lover, we are all fond of cats. We appreciate it when they are around, we want to please them and make them happy. And what’s better for this purpose than a nice bit of food? But for […]

World War I Dogs

This weekend we be remembering and paying our respect to those who lost their lives  in the two World Wars and other conflicts. During World War I many dogs lost their lives assisting the troops in the trenches. Dogs had a vital part to play in World War One as the complexes of trenches spread throughout […]

Remember remember the 5th November (& the weekend before!)

So as Bonfire Night approaches this can be really frightening for our furry friends. Fortunately there are some simple things that you can do to make the experience as stress-free as possible for Fido! * Walk the dog before the fireworks begin (best when it is still light to avoid an unexpected “Bang”). Some pets […]

Autumn Dog Walks with Children

Autumn Beach Walks With Your Children And Dogs Half term is creeping up on us here in England and those of you with kids and dogs will be thinking about where to go and what to do to keep them all happy. It’s easy finding a spot where the children can roam free but not […]

Owners opt for ‘ugly’ breeds of dog

“Ugly” dog breeds are increasing in popularity as owners look for pets which provoke a strong reaction, new figures show. Miss Ellie, a Chinese Crested Hairless dog, won the World’s Ugliest Dog Contest last year Photo: Getty Images Growing numbers of Britons are shunning traditional breeds in favour of the less obvious charms of animals which […]