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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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Dangers of Feeding Food Scraps to Your Dog

Many owners don’t see a problem with feeding their dog’s scraps at the table. In fact, most view it as a bonding opportunity that benefits the dog. After all, surely any food that’s healthy for humans must be safe for dogs, right? Unfortunately, that’s not the case.

Lifetime Pet Cover Named Feefo Platinum Trusted Service Award Winner 2020

Lifetime Pet Cover has kicked off 2020 with a bang after being awarded the new Feefo Platinum Trusted Service Award.

17 Ways to Spoil Your Pet on Valentine's Day

This Valentine's Day, saying "I woof you" isn't enough. Spoil your pet with these 17 tips.

8 Ways to Exercise Your Pet Indoors

Unfortunately, your pet’s exercise needs don’t drop during the winter just because it’s cold and wet.

UK's 10 Most Popular Dog Breeds

It goes without saying that most Britons adore pooches, but the ‘best’ dog breed has always been disputed. After all, isn’t your own dog the best good boy of all?

UK's 10 Most Popular Cat Breeds

With so many different cat breeds, the real question is, which is the most popular?

12 Tips for a Stress-Free Visit to the Vets

Save your pet, and yourself, a lot of stress for your next visit to the vets. Who knows, you may even be able to make it a positive experience.

How to Make Travelling with Your Pet Easier

Travelling with your dog or cat is possible, you just need to think harder about when/where you can bring them, how can you bring them, and how can we prepare them.

10 Top Tips for Keeping Your Pets Safe in Winter

When it comes to winter, there are plenty of precautions you should take to ensure your cats and dogs are comfortable and healthy

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

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