Entries by Companion Life

Nina Ottosson – Dog Brick Puzzle

Flip, find and slide! Fight boredom, engage and entertain your dog with the Nina Ottosson Dog Brick, a new versatile dog puzzle game. With three different treat finding features, the Nina Ottosson Dog Brick is made with easy-to-open and close-flip compartments in which to hide treats, and seperate, removable bone puzzle pieces that offer an […]

Agria helps elderly pets this winter with lifetime insurance

Agria Pet Insurance is making lifetime cover available for pets of all ages from 1st December to 31st January 2019 inclusive. ‘Age Amnesty’ gives owners of older pets the perfect opportunity to obtain a lifetime policy and benefit from the long-term peace of mind this provides. Having insurance for an older pet can be very […]

Elderly underweight pooch wears a Christmas jumper to stay warm

An underweight elderly dog in RSPCA care wears a Christmas jumper to keep warm. Twelve-year old Staffie Marble was taken in by the RSPCA by inspectors in Birmingham after concerns were raised about his welfare. He was underweight and suffering from a skin condition and while staff work to increase his weight and continue to […]

Over half of pet owners care more about their dog than themselves

According to new research by Asda Money, 67% of dog owners named their pooch as their best friend. For centuries, dog has been a man’s best friend and it seems the special bond with our four-legged friends has grown closer than ever before, with UK pet owners admitting to putting their dog’s dietary needs before […]

MP joins Dogs Trust in calling for an end to puppy smuggling

This week Andrew Gwynne MP attended an event hosted by Dogs Trust at the House of Commons where the charity called on the government to take urgent action to end puppy smuggling. The MP for Denton and Reddish was amongst 64 MPs and Peers who attended the event, where there was the opportunity to experience […]

Top tips for pet owners during winter

Managing your pet’s health through winter can ensure that they get to enjoy the season along with you. Harsh winters can bring a number of challenges and stress for pet owners. With cold weather comes darker nights, which can prove to be hazardous for your cat or dog. Curious pets will want to investigate new […]

Orvis UK launch dog treats in time for Christmas

If you’re looking for some treats to spoil your dog this Christmas, Orvis UK have launched some tasty treats for your pooch. Despite Orvis being well-known for producing luxury dog product including their memory foam dog beds, this is the first time, retail and mail-order business have created dog food. The treats are handcrafted in […]

DogFest returns for 2019 with a bonanza of shows and activities

The UK’s biggest and best day out for dogs and their families is back – and bigger than ever next year. DogFest is now entering its sixth year and will take place over three dates in three different locations, including Knewbworth House (11-12 May), Tatton Park, Cheshire (15-16 June) and Ashton Court Estate, Bristol (22-23 […]

How to care for ageing bunnies

By Emma Purnell, RVN Cert.Nut. Our pet rabbits are living longer as we learn more about how to care for them and keep them healthy. However, these requirements change as they age and we need to be able to adjust their care appropriately. When is a rabbit senior? This varies between breeds. Larger breeds such […]

Little Scrumpy seeks new home for Christmas

An adorable shy terrier with a limp is looking for a new home this Christmas. Little Scumpy, a Yorkshire terrier cross, was found as a stray running loose near Rayleigh in Essex, in September. Kathy Butler from RSPCA’s Essex South, Southend and District Branch said that Scrumpy was very scared when he arrived. She said: […]