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England begins second lockdown, here are the rules for walking dogs

England begins second lockdown, here are the rules for walking dogs

England entered its second lockdown today in an aim to slow down rising Covid-19 cases across the UK. The lockdown includes new restrictions that extend until 2 December 2020 when the lockdown is lifted. But until then the UK government says you must: Stay at home, except for specific purposes Avoid meeting people you do not live with, except for specific purposes Close certain businesses and venues But what does this mean for those of us with dogs? According to…

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Dog food sales see spike in demand amid Covid-19 pandemic

Dog food sales see spike in demand amid Covid-19 pandemic

Dog food has seen a spike in demand in March as consumers stock up to make sure their dogs are well fed during the Covid-19 pandemic, according to data from Research and Markets. Although, dogs aren’t eating more than usual, consumers are increasing the amount of dog food they buy to make sure that their pets are provided for. Another factor influencing the surge in demand for dog food, is the rising number of dog adoptions as people look for…

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UK: Which online pet shops are still delivering food and essentials?

UK: Which online pet shops are still delivering food and essentials?

During the UK lockdown, the government deemed pet stores as essential retail stores which means they are still open. So while you can still drive to the shops to grab essentials, online shopping is an option if you are unable to make it to the shops. The Independent put together a list of pet shops that are still delivering during the lockdown. Pets at Home. NHS workers receive a 10% discount. Online orders are expected to experience delays. The shops…

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