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The first ever Christmas song just for dogs is here to bring joy this holiday season

The first ever Christmas song just for dogs is here to bring joy this holiday season

Who doesn’t love a jolly old Christmas song to ring in the festive season? A great Christmas song can fill us with joy and lift our spirits. Now our furry canine friends get to also experience the Christmas joy through their very own Christmas pop song made just for dogs. Tails.com is making music history by releasing a Christmas song made just for dogs. “When we all need a bit more feel-good in our lives, this song puts our dogs…

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Half of holiday shoppers plan to buy pet food and supplies this season

Half of holiday shoppers plan to buy pet food and supplies this season

While this holiday season may be a bit different than previous years due to the pandemic, pets will still be coming out on top. Pet merchandise is expected to be one of the top gift-giving categories this holiday season, according to a new US survey from multinational professional services firm Deloitte. The desire to make the season special for friends, family, and pets, are still top considerations for consumers no matter the circumstances. Research from Deloitte found that 50% of…

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Pets make us more productive and boost mental well-being while working from home

Pets make us more productive and boost mental well-being while working from home

The global coronavirus pandemic and its lockdowns means that many employees are now working from home, which has allowed those of us with pets to spend more time with them. Prior to the pandemic, many workplaces in the UK were already offering workplace benefits and perks such as flexible working, unlimited annual leave, and for the pet lover out there: the chance to bring their furry friend to the office. Now a new study highlights the benefits of having a…

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Wales man fined £800 for driving to another part of Wales to walk dog during lockdown

Wales man fined £800 for driving to another part of Wales to walk dog during lockdown

Sometimes going on a dog walk means getting in a car, having your dog jump in and driving to the nearest park for a nature walk. But this year, due to the coronavirus, dog parents in Wales have had to face tougher restrictions that meant no driving to walk a dog. A man in Wales was ordered in court last week to pay over £800 for traveling from Carmarthen (in the south of Wales) to Pembrokeshire (further southwest) to walk…

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New private jet rental guide aims to help you fly alongside your pet

New private jet rental guide aims to help you fly alongside your pet

The pandemic has left many humans and their pets stranded away from home. Airlines have tightened restrictions and many of them refused to allow pets on their flights. As a result, this year has seen several ‘Noah’s Ark’ private planes filled with furry friends heading back home. The cost of these private planes is usually shared amongst other people who are also stranded and were refused commercial airline travel with their pets. Now a new guide on how to hire…

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Dog parents can now take part in a ‘Great Doggy Bake Off’ during lockdown

Dog parents can now take part in a ‘Great Doggy Bake Off’ during lockdown

Lockdown just got a lot more exciting as dogs and their parents can now team up to bake some delicious pup treats and take part in a ‘Great Doggy Bake Off’. Just like the popular British television series, ‘The Great British Bake Off’, this Bake Off will see humans, and their dogs, take up various challenges and compete in the kitchen. The winner will be crowned ‘Star Barker’. Launched by dog friendly travel platform Dog Furiendly in collaboration with Doggy…

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Joe Biden’s dog to make history as first rescue dog to live in White House

Joe Biden’s dog to make history as first rescue dog to live in White House

For the past four years the White House has been lacking in furry friends but that will come to an end when President-elect Joe Biden and his wife Dr Jill Biden bring their two German Shepherds with them to Washington, D.C. Their two dogs, Major and Champ, will become ‘First Dogs’ when they move into the White House in January 2021. Major will be making history as the first rescue dog to live in the White House. He was adopted…

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French bulldog elected as new mayor of Kentucky town

French bulldog elected as new mayor of Kentucky town

A french bulldog has been elected as the mayor of a small town in Kentucky, USA. The bulldog, a six-month old named Wilbur Beast, won the mayoral election with a record 13,143 votes, the highest winning total ever. The election saw a turnout of 22,985 which was also the highest total ever for an election in the small community of Rabbit Hash, which is located in northern Kentucky. The small Kentucky town isn’t new to electing dogs for mayors. In…

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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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Pet halloween costumes on the rise in 2020, study finds

Pet halloween costumes on the rise in 2020, study finds

Halloween may look a little different this year due to the pandemic, but that doesn’t mean that pet parents and their furry friends will skip out on the spooky celebrations. Nearly 1 in 5, or 18%, of Americans are planning to dress up their pet this Halloween, according to a survey from the National Retail Federation. The 18% figure is an increase from last year’s 17%, suggesting that dressing up pets is on the rise. The study showed that 148…

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