Entries by Companion Life

Top tips for winter walks with your dog

It is important to protect your pooch on walks during winter months as the temperature drops. You may be tempted to stay indoors where it’s nice and cosy but it’s vital to keep up with your dog’s exercise to prevent any unwanted weight gain and provide mental stimulation for them. Emma Purnell, at Registered Veterinary […]

Dogs Trust issues advice to keep dogs warm and safe during cold spell

As the temperature begins to drop, and snow and freezing weather set to hit parts of the UK, Dogs Trust is urging owners to follow some simple steps to keep their dogs safe and warm this winter. While many people enjoy a winter stroll, the cold weather poses several risks to dogs and their owners. To […]

Charities working together to provide over a million meals to the Nation’s pets

Thousands of dogs and cats across the UK have been enjoying nutritious meals at no cost to their owners, through a programme set up by leading animal charities and the UK’s biggest food waste charity. The Pet Food Partnership, comprising Battersea, Cats Protection, Dogs Trust, RSPCA and FareShare, and supported by Petplan, recently passed the […]

Pet owners spend £140 a week on holiday pet care, says Go.Compare

One-quarter of pet owners spend an average of £140 per week on care for their animal companions when they go on holiday, according to recent research. Animal lovers across the UK are adding hundreds per week onto their holiday costs to ensure their pets are looked after while they’re away. Although almost half (47%) of […]

Burns Pet Nutrition partners with Mog the Forgetful Cat

Burns Pet Nutrition is excited to announce the purrfect pet partnership with Judith Kerr’s timeless picture book, Mog the Forgetful Cat. To celebrate 100 years since the birth of Judith Kerr, one of the most loved children’s authors and illustrators of all time, the collaboration is treating a lucky family of four to a fun-packed day […]

Charity vets share Christmas chocolate warning

With the festive season about to be in full swing, vet charity PDSA has issued a chocolate warning for all pet owners before the nation opens door number one on their choc-stocked advent calendars. PDSA Vet Nurse, Shauna Walsh, said “Christmas is a fun-filled time for many, and often very chocolate-filled too! We all want […]

Dog behaviourists reveal why our pets can feel SAD, just the same as humans

Whilst it’s common knowledge that 2 million people in the UK suffer from seasonal affective disorder (SAD), did you know that dogs can be impacted by it too? Vet charity PDSA found that 1 in 3 dog owners notice their pets appear down or depressed during the dreary, cold months, which equates to around four […]