Electric Shock Collars to be Banned in England

A nation of pet lovers allows the use of electric shock collars: The headline designed to make dog owners wince has certainly hit a nerve. Is it long overdue or another example of our “nanny state” society? Michael Gove, the Environment Secretary said that “punitive” collars “cause harm and suffering to our pets”. They have […]

Spring in the Garden

It’s Springtime and dogs love to be in the garden, so here are some tips to keep them safe: Slugs and snails can carry parasites, especially lungworm. Check with your vet that your dog’s monthly or quarterly medication includes protection for lungworm (not all do). Control slugs and snails by using pet-safe organic slug pellets […]