Entries by Companion Life

Three in 10 pet owners feed their dogs toxic foods

Nearly three in 10 pet owners admit to feeding their dogs something toxic, with apple seeds the most common food they didn’t realise could cause harm, new research reveals. The study was conducted by dog-friendly holiday lettings company Canine Cottages, who also polled pet owners across the nation to reveal which foods they did and […]

Fresh dog food brand Butternut Box wins top award for customer engagement

Fresh dog food company Butternut Box has won the European Contact Centre and Customer Service Award for Best Customer Engagement approach, a title previously held by the likes of Ebay and Gusto, for the work and commitment delivered by their Customer Love Team. Putting customer experience first is a top priority for the Butternut Box […]

PitPat launches first GPS tracker for dogs with no subscription

PitPat, the UK’s leading pet wellness brand, has launched a groundbreaking GPS tracker for dogs (£149) debuting the product during the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) earlier this month. The highly anticipated GPS device builds on their hugely successful dog activity monitor, which has sold over 100,000 devices in the UK. As well as containing PitPat’s […]

Everything you need to know before microchipping your cat

With an aim to help reunite lost or stray cats with their owners, the UK Government recently announced plans to introduce mandatory microchipping for cats.    Under these new rules, all cat owners must ensure their puss is microchipped before they reach the age of 20 weeks, and their contact details correctly registered on a […]

‘Mystery’ dog vomiting bug cases prompt veterinary advice

The British Veterinary Association (BVA) has issued a statement following a spate of recent media reports about dogs presenting with gastroenteritis-like symptoms in parts of North East England and Yorkshire, prompting speculation that they could be linked to visits to local beaches. Speaking to BBC Radio 4’s PM programme on Friday (14 January), BVA President […]

Puppy Love Getaway: Win a free holiday for your pooch and their lover!

And they called it puppy love… does your furry friend have a canine companion they simply love? You know a doggy friend they’re absolutely besotted with? If so, it’s time for them to have a puppy-love getaway. With searches for ‘dog-friendly holiday cottages’ increasing by 100% in the past 90 days, ahead of Valentine’s Day, […]

RSPCA staff seek homes for ‘lovable’ lurchers

Five ‘lovable’ lurchers who are desperate to be loved are seeking fun-filled active homes to call their home. Three-year-old Tiger-Lily was rescued by the RSPCA in May after being abandoned along with two friends. It’s believed they had all been used for hare coursing. Her two friends were soon rehomed but shy Tiger-Lily is still […]