Worms are nasty little beggars that make life miserable for your pet. The really nasty ones are roundworm, tapeworm and lungworm, and they really are as disgusting as they sound.
Cats and dogs should be wormed every two weeks until they reach 3 months of age, every month until 6 months of age, and...
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My Labrador mooches over to me, shoves his wet nose in my face (about an inch from my own nose) and then stares at me until I ask him “do you want to go out?”. He bounces up and down and off he trots to the back door.
He piddles and leaves his smelly presents in the garden with the help...
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I remember when I brought my Shetland Labrador Pony home as a puppy, I was unprepared for the chewing frenzy that ensued when he began teething. He chewed a number of things including two pairs of shoes, a raffia lamp, the vacuum cleaner lead (which thankfully wasn’t plugged in!), several loo...
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There’s nothing like a doggy grin to make your day. There’s also nothing like the terrible smell that follows the doggy grin to make you feel green. Bad doggy breath is one of those smells you never forget. Even rotting haddock smells fragrant by comparison.
Bad breath in dogs is...
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It’s a cacophony of sounds you hear several times a day. The unmistakable chink of the metal tag, the sound like someone dragging their fingers through the carpet, and the grunts of effort from the dog. Yep, the dog is scratching again.
You can’t put your finger on it and it’s...
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Many serious garden bird watchers are very choosy about the seeds they feed to the birds in the garden, and some seeds are even formulated to attract specific types of bird.
We should feed our garden birds all year round, even though popular belief is they should be fed only in the winter. In the...
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