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Tips for keeping your pet safe during fireworks celebrations: Human Society

Tips for keeping your pet safe during fireworks celebrations: Human Society

With the 4th of July around the corner, Americans are getting ready to once again enjoy the booms and flashing lights of fireworks. But did you know that fireworks can be scary for pets and can even be overwhelming and dangerous? On Fourth of July celebrations, many pets become so frightened by the noise and commotion of fireworks that they run from otherwise familiar environments and people, and sadly become lost. Humane Society has provided tips on keeping your pet…

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How to keep your dog safe in the garden and away from toxic plants: Dogs Trust

How to keep your dog safe in the garden and away from toxic plants: Dogs Trust

As the UK’s summer continues to heat up and we spend more time at home with our four-legged pals, charity Dogs Trust revealed tips on how to make sure your garden is dog-friendly. According to the charity, all plants could cause your dog issues if they eat a lot, so they advise to always keep an eye on your dog in the garden. With a bit of training, a dog can make a wonderful gardening companion! Toxic Plants If your…

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Sightseeing at night and day in Bath, UK

Sightseeing at night and day in Bath, UK

Bath is not only something you do to relax from a long day, but it is also one of the most beautiful cities in the UK. Named after its Roman-built baths, Bath attracts tourists from all over the world with its magnificent architecture, vibrant atmosphere, and rich history. Did you know that Bath is also the only city in the UK to achieve World Heritage status? Among some of the must see sights are the Putney Bridge, the Bath Abbey…

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Tips on helping your dog adjust when you go back to work

Tips on helping your dog adjust when you go back to work

As the UK lockdown continues to lift gradually and some return to work, the Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (RSPCA) has issued advice to dog owners to help their beloved pets adjust to the change. The Covid-19 lockdown saw more people spend time at home and as a result they shared more time with their furry companions. But as restrictions continue to lift and normalcy returns, both humans and their dogs will have to learn to…

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Beloved dog tourism ambassador passes away in Japan

Beloved dog tourism ambassador passes away in Japan

A popular Akita dog known as Wasao, who earned nationwide popularity for his unique looks, passed away at age 13. The big white furry canine with a squinty-eyed face passed away on Monday according to Kyodo News. He had been widely referred to as “busa kawaii,” a nickname combining two Japanese words — “busaiku,” meaning ugly and “kawaii,” cute. Wasao served as a tourism stationmaster. According to The Japan News, Wasao was found on the Aomori Prefecture by Setsuko Kikuya…

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More offices could be dog friendly after lockdown

More offices could be dog friendly after lockdown

More workplaces in the UK could be dog-friendly after lockdown, reports Mix 96 citing data from office space site Offices.co.uk. Lockdowns around the UK have seen many workers shift to home working which means they get to see their dogs more often. Now it seems that many workers can continue to spend time with their dogs once they return to office. Offices.co.uk points to an example in Aylesbury.  Office spaces in Aylesbury are already taking a more flexible position to…

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Man and dog travel the USA side by side during the pandemic

Man and dog travel the USA side by side during the pandemic

Whether it’s a spouse, a sibling, or a parent, lots of people have spent time with their best four-legged quarantine buddy. But one man in Iowa keeps his right by his side. During the day, Dan Campbell is a delivery driver who works the night shift. But once he’s off the road, he can’t wait to get back on it. He rides a Ural motorbike, complete with a sidecar. He bought the bike a year ago in Minnesota. “The only…

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Tips on keeping your pets safe on the road

Tips on keeping your pets safe on the road

With lockdown easing in many part around the world, many pet parents are planning on taking their dogs with them on holiday. For those planning on traveling with their dogs by car there are some health and safety tips to ensure that man’s best friend has a pleasant experience on the ride. Australia-based automotive company Holden published an infographic on Lifehacker Australia that provides some handy pet safety travel tips. Though the tips cover a doggie road trip in Australia,…

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Dog friendly hotel site reports 41% surge in bookings as UK lockdown eases

Dog friendly hotel site reports 41% surge in bookings as UK lockdown eases

UK-based dog friendly booking site PetsPyjamas has reported a 41% spike in forward bookings in the UK in May 2020 compared to April 2020 as pet parents look to go on holiday amid the easing of Covid-19 restrictions. Most of the bookings are for holidays planned for later in the year or early 2021. In addition to the 41% increase in forward bookings, PetsPyjamas has also seen a 30% rise in traffic to its website this month. PetsPyjamas co-founder and…

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Kennel Club warns of leaving your dog in a hot car

Kennel Club warns of leaving your dog in a hot car

As the UK continues to ease its lockdown, more people are finding themselves on the road during the hot weather, with some taking their four-legged pals along for the ride. Now, UK-based Kennel Club has urged pet parents to be extra vigilant about not leaving their dog in the car, especially as the weather reaches blazing temperatures. Some businesses that were pet friendly before the lockdown, such as garden centers, may not be pet friendly anymore due to Covid-19, so…

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