Entries by Companion Life

How to protect your pets in the garden

With Spring brings the promise of warmer and longer days, and pet owners across the UK are looking forward to making the most of the season by relaxing in the garden with their four-legged friends. But while we may love spending time outdoors with our pets, many of us fail to consider the threats that […]

Travel tips for UK staycations with ‘lockdown cats and dogs’

As we begin to ease out of lockdown, UK travel will be permitted for England residents from 12 April 2021. Many more families are expected to holiday at home this year – with major restrictions on foreign travel expected to remain in place for some time to come – and as 3.2 million households added […]

Poll reveals positive impact of pets

Pet owners reveal their pets have a positive effect on their overall wellbeing with 94% having a positive impact on their health, study reveals. The poll of pet owners found their four-legged friends make their feel happier (89%), but more than four in 10 don’t have insurance on their pets. Nearly half (45%) also enjoy […]

Skinner’s Field & Trial – hand baked dog treats

Skinner’s Field & Trial Treats are hand-baked by real bakers, wholesome and full of goodness, all British-made with locally sourced ingredients where possible. The from a supplier who shares Skinner’s ethos and values for good nutrition, so you know your hard-working dog is only getting the good stuff. The range is ideal for motivating and […]

Festival for dog lovers to return this summer

Woofstock UK, a festival celebrating all things dog, is set to get tails wagging as it returns to Devon this August. Founded in 2014, the award-winning event welcomes families and their dogs to join in a weekend of canine-themed fun. Visitors can expect a host of exciting attractions at the festival: fun shows for dogs […]

Dog theft increases by 19% during lockdown

New research from Direct Line Pet Insurance reveals that reports of dog theft increased by a fifth in 2020. Last year, an estimated 2,438 dogs were reported as stolen to police forces in the UK, a 19% rise on 2019 (2,026). This is the equivalent of seven dogs being reported stolen every day. In the […]

World’s first ‘Happy Birthday’ song created for dogs and cats

In a World’s first, Natures Menu has launched a special Happy Birthday song, that only dogs and cats can understand. Featuring high pitched frequencies that can only be heard by dogs and cats, meows and barks and squeaky toy noises, the song has been specifically created to help them celebrate in style. It’s set to […]

Five myths about dog training vets want you to know aren’t true

With more people welcoming pooches to their family, longer evenings present the perfect time to start outdoor training with our four-legged friends. A vet nurse at leading pet health charity, PDSA has issued advice for new owners and those who may need a refresher, when it comes to pet training. PDSA Vet Nurse Nina Downing […]

Cat charity celebrates remarkable lockdown success

National charity, Cats Protection celebrates the success of its online adoption process, launched in response to the lockdown. Cats Protection is celebrating the first anniversary of a pioneering online adoption process which was launched in response to the lockdown and has rehomed over 20,000 cats around the UK cats to date. Susie Pritchard, Cats Protection […]