Entries by Companion Life

How much should you be feeding your pet?

With pet obesity on the rise, do you know how much you should really be feeding your pet? Ness Bird is a Nutrition Adviser for Arden Grange, here she discusses important factors affecting how much your pet should eat, and how to get it right. Some key things to consider when feeding your pet: What […]

Brits prioritise pet health over their own

Dogs and other pets are more than man’s best friend — so much so that most Brits placed a greater emphasis on their health than their own as the pandemic raged and tens of thousands were affected. That’s according to a survey from Drewberry Insurance that found people have bought more pet insurance in the […]

How much sleep do your pets need

Animal loving Brits are being told the ample amount of sleep their pets need to re energise and live a healthy lifestyle. Fitted furniture experts at Online-Bedrooms.co.uk have researched how much sleep is considered a normal amount for our pets. All animals are different and they don’t all sleep at night. Some will sleep during […]

Missing Durham cat reunited with owner after seven years

As UK’s largest lost and found pet database urges more owners to check their details this National Microchipping Month Smudge, a cat from Darlington, has this week been reunited with his owners, having gone missing seven years ago from his home. Now eight years old, Smudge was a kitten when his owners last saw him […]

Tips and tricks to prevent dognapping

Dogs – they really are a human’s best friend. So much so, dogs are the most commonly owned pet within the UK. So, what can dog owners across the nation do to ensure the safety of their pooches? Lynne Fisher, Marketing and Sales Support Manager at Cliverton, a specialist supplier of animal trade insurance, comments: […]

How being a pet parent is great for your social life

Our four-legged friends are known for being great companions but they can also improve our social lives. Recent studies show that pets help us create strong, long-lasting friendships with one another that can result in a range of health and wellbeing benefits. Robin Hargreaves, Vet Panel Lead at Agria Pet Insurance, comments: “Dog walkers are […]