Entries by Companion Life

YuMOVE teams up with GB heroes to launch Wagletics

YuMOVE and Team GB heroes Laura Muir, Lauren Steadman and Jemma Reekie are on a mission to keep dogs active for life with the Wagletics. Current GB athletic heroes British 1500 metre record-holder and 2 x European champion Laura Muir, 3 x Paralympian and Rio 2016 silver medallist Lauren Steadman, and 2 x European U23 […]

Top cat names of 2020 revealed!

It’s almost International Cat Day! In celebration of all things feline, partners of the day, cat-loving Agria Pet Insurance reveals the most popular cat names of 2020! As ever, it’s very interesting to see how much popular films and TV influence the name choices! Is yours on there? Or has your cat gone their own […]

PDSA offers advice on keeping fleas at bay

PDSA vets offer pet owners expert advice on preventing parasites on four-legged friends and in the home. During lockdown we’ve enjoyed lots of warm sunshine, but it can lead to big problems when it comes to fleas and our four-legged friends. PDSA Vet Anna Ewers-Clark said: “Despite recent changes to the way vet practices are […]

Pet owners paws for thought before returning to work

Half of pet owners are concerned about leaving their pets to go back to work, according to a new study from Co-op Insurance. As a result of the pandemic, 40% of pet owners say they’ve spent more time with their pets recently than ever before. The study shows that on average, pet owners have been […]

Dogs Trust issues advice to owners on COVID-19 and dogs

Dogs Trust, the UK’s largest dog welfare charity, is issuing advice to reassure owners around coronavirus transmission and dogs following recent media coverage. There remains no confirmed cases of the coronavirus (COVID-19) being transmitted from dogs to people. The main source of infection is human-to-human transmission. However, just like human hands, it is possible for […]

RSPCA rescues four kittens abandoned in the scorching sun

The RSPCA is caring for four kittens found abandoned in a cat carrier down a country lane during the scorching heat on Friday 31 July. The charity was alerted to the incident by the police, and Animal Welfare Officer Siobhan Trinnaman attended the location in Curtis Mill Lane, Romford. Siobhan said: “I am appalled that […]

A healthy diet after lockdown

Veterinary animal welfare charity, PDSA offer advice for pet owners to help to check their pet’s weight. If your pet was getting less exercise and, perhaps a few more treats over lockdown. now’s the time to check their weight and body shape. PDSA vet, Anna Ewers Clark, said: “Lockdown has been a challenging experience for […]

Battersea offers its support to struggling pet owners

Battersea Dogs & Cats Home is urging people who need to give up their pet to think rescue first. Over recent weeks the charity has been giving advice to struggling pet owners through a dedicated behaviour advice line as it could only accept animals on an emergency basis. Now the charity is able to take […]