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Majority of Australians believe pets make the workplace better

Majority of Australians believe pets make the workplace better

As cities across Australia start to open back up and employees return to work, many believe that now is the time for the workplace to become more pet friendly. For those dogs who have spent much of the lockdown with their pet parents, joining them in the workplace could be beneficial for them as well as for the workers in the office. The majority of Aussies (3 in 5) believe pets make the workplace better, according to research by PureProfile…

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Majority of pet owners admit to canceling plans to spend time with their furry friends

Majority of pet owners admit to canceling plans to spend time with their furry friends

Many of us consider pets to be a part of the family, so it’s no surprise that most pet parents admitted they have canceled plans in order to spend more time with their pets, according to a survey from Wisdom Panel. Wisdom Panel surveyed more than 13,000 pet parents from June to August 2020 (representing nearly 25,000 dogs and more than 6,000 cats!) for the 2020 Pet Census. The survey found that the bond with pets is so strong that…

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Pet taxi service launches in Turkey

Pet taxi service launches in Turkey

A new pet taxi service has launched in Istanbul, Turkey for those pet parents who find it difficult to travel about in town their four-legged friends, reports The Daily Sabah. While dogs are allowed in certain forms of public transportation in Istanbul, such as the metro, there are strict rules that mean that not every pet is allowed to ride. For example, Metro Istanbul states that dogs and certain other pets must be carried in a cage and that it…

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“A great way to keep your dog from getting bored”, the Dog Smart Hide and Seek puzzle review

“A great way to keep your dog from getting bored”, the Dog Smart Hide and Seek puzzle review

This year, due to the pandemic, we’ve gotten to spend more time with our dogs, which is a great thing for them and for us. But for a lot of us, we have had to stay indoors a lot more than we are used to. During the first lockdowns in March, some countries in Europe had restrictions on how long you can walk your dog for. Unless you have plenty of room in your home, plenty of toys and treats…

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7 socially distanced activities to do with your pet this fall

7 socially distanced activities to do with your pet this fall

Fall (or autumn as they say in the UK) is just around the corner, and while the leaves will still fall as they always do, this year the season will be different due to the pandemic. This means activities you might normally enjoy, such as large meet-ups and dog walks with fellow pet parents, may be restricted or altogether canceled. But that only means you will have to get a little creative when it comes to having fun this fall….

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More families are traveling with their pets this autumn

More families are traveling with their pets this autumn

Pets are part of the family and this autumn more pets will get to join in on the family fun. The pandemic has changed the way people travel, with more families opting to go on staycations. This means that family vacations are going to get a lot furrier this year. Data from travel site Vrbo showed an increase of over 50% in families traveling with pets this autumn in the US. The data was based on an analysis of Vrbo…

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America’s best dog friendly historical walking tours

America’s best dog friendly historical walking tours

Road trips with man’s best friend are an exciting way to go and explore somewhere new amid this pandemic and staycations look to be popular than ever, especially with a four-legged friend. One exciting staycation idea is the historical walking tour. Historical walking tours allow travelers to learn about a place and understand its unique history and culture, and many of them allow dogs to join in on the fun! Many famous American cities and towns offer fun and engaging…

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It’s National Dog Day today! Here’s 20 ways to celebrate!

It’s National Dog Day today! Here’s 20 ways to celebrate!

Today is National Dog Day, otherwise known as Dog Appreciation Day and International Dog Day! The holiday is celebrated around the world by dog lovers and their furry friends. According the official National Dog Day page, the day was founded in 2004 by Animal Welfare Advocate and Pet Lifestyle Expert, Colleen Paige. The day celebrates all breeds, mixed and pure and serves to help boost awareness to the public about the number of dogs that need to be rescued each…

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Uber Pet arrives in Hong Kong

Uber Pet arrives in Hong Kong

Hong Kong pet parents rejoice as Uber Pet is set to launch in Hong Kong to provide a safe and convenient option to travel around the city with pets. The new in-app option will be available to Hong Kongers starting from August 28. Hong Kong will be the second market in Asia Pacific to welcome Uber Pet on board, following its availability in the US,  Australia and New Zealand.  “From now on, whether you are taking your family dog for…

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Stray dog kept visiting dealership in Brazil, then gets hired

Stray dog kept visiting dealership in Brazil, then gets hired

Sometimes it takes a little patience to get the job you want. In this case, a stray dog who kept visiting a dealership in Brazil was adopted and then given a job as a ‘consultant’. The dog, named Tucson Prime after one of Hyundai’s car models, is now a worldwide social media star with over 150,000 followers and growing on Instagram. Tucson was first found by Emerson Mariano, the manager of the dealership located in Serra. According to The Gazette,…

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