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Who Are The Most Famous Dogs of All Time? - National Pet Awareness Month

Dogs are an integral part of many homes all over the world, so it is only natural that some have become incredibly famous.

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What Food Should You Keep Away From Your Pets This Easter?

Food is a massive part of Easter. Whether you are religious and celebrating, or whether you just like getting big chocolate eggs, you will be surrounded by food.

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What Fruits Can Dogs Eat?

Everybody knows the way to a dog's heart is through their stomach, and pet owners always strive to provide their furry friends with the most well-balanced, healthy diet they can.

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Which Pet-friendly Flowers Should I Buy This Mother’s Day?

If you are purchasing flowers this Mother’s Day, you need to know what to avoid in order to keep your parent's pets safe, learn more here!

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Is Xylitol Poisonous To Dogs?

Xylitol is a natural sweetener that is commonly used as an alternative to sugar in many human food products and medications.

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Is Vitamin D Poisonous To Dogs?

Vitamin D is an essential nutrient for dogs as it helps to balance calcium levels in the body, which is important for the bones, muscles, nerves and all cells in the body.

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Are Slug Pellets (Metaldehyde) Toxic For Dogs & Cats?

Metaldehyde is highly toxic to dogs and cats and is a common ingredient in some slug and snail pellets (although not all pellets contain metaldyhyde so check the label).

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Is Rat Bait Poisonous To Pets?

Poisons that are used to kill rats and mice can also be toxic to dogs, and are unfortunately quite attractive for them to eat, given their palatable flavour.

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Why Is Permethrin Toxic To Cats?

Permethrin is a commonly used insecticide in dog-only flea control products such as spot-ons, sprays, collars and shampoos.

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A Guide To Paracetamol Toxicity In Cats

Paracetamol is extremely toxic to cats and should never be given to treat pain in cats – it will do far more harm than good.

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A Guide To Onion & Garlic Toxicity in Pets

Onions and other members of the allium family, such as garlic, leeks and chives contain chemicals that are toxic to dogs.

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A Guide To NSAID Toxicity In Pets

Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) are a very common class of pain relief medications that include ibuprofen, aspirin and naproxen.

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