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Pet advice column

Every pet is unique with their own mannerisms and personalities. Whilst this is true, there are certain traits you can expect from each dog and cat breed. Knowing these traits, and common illnesses/issues, can be very helpful whilst choosing a pet.

That’s why we’ve created our individual breed guides to cover important traits including required exercise, lifespan and common illnesses.

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Complementary Therapy for Pets

Choosing complementary therapy for your pet is an excellent option. Although some insurance plans will not pay towards complementary therapy, Lifetime Pet Cover believes pets deserve the best care possible and proudly covers complementary treatments for your pet.

Cost of Owning a Pet in the UK

Owning a pet is one of the best and biggest decisions you can make in your life and before committing to a pet, you must take into consideration how much they will cost you - it's much more than just the purchase price.

TrustedHousesitters: Making Pet Sitting Accessible For All

House sitting is a rapidly-growing travel trend and TrustedHousesitters is at the forefront of the expanding house-sitting community.

Can Dogs Eat Apples?

It isn't uncommon to be snacking on an apple and see your dog's big eyes looking up at you asking for a bite. Dogs love the crunchy texture and sweetness of apples, but the question is can dogs eat apples safely?

Best Dog Breeds For Active Owners

A lot of active people are looking for ways to exercise with their dog. If this sounds like you, then you should look for a breed that suits your active lifestyle.

How to Stop Your Dog Biting

Puppies are adorable and so much fun to have around until they start biting and nipping at you and all your belongings. As a new puppy owner, it is important you know not only why a puppy bites but also how to stop them.

Alabama Rot in Dogs: What Do You Need To Know?

Alabama Rot affects the blood vessels responsible for supplying the kidneys and skin, damaging them and causing the formation of blood clots. These clots then cause visible sores and lesions in your dog’s feet and limbs, which are almost resemble skin ulcers. In severe cases, this condition can result in kidney failure.

Can Dogs Eat Blueberries?

Blueberries are known to be a superfood for humans. They're packed full of antioxidants and are super healthy, but can dogs eat blueberries?

Hypoallergenic Cats - Real or Myth?

Are hypoallergenic cats as perfect as they seem? Let's dig into everything you need to know about hypoallergenic cats to decide if they're the right fit for your family.

Did you know, your pet eating chocolate could lead to treatment and an overnight stay which may cost over £600?

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