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Dog breeds for small homes

There are several dog breeds that are adept at living in a compact space, whether you live in an apartment or have a small yard. Here are our top ten!

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Why heatstroke in dogs is dangerous

Heatstroke in dogs can lead to coma and fatality. Here's what you need to do if a dog in your care suffers from heatstroke.

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French Bulldog | Dog Breed Information

The French Bulldog, or 'Frenchy' as they are often known, is a charismatic and loyal dog breed. Here's how to keep yours happy and healthy.

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Pet sitting | what it takes to be a great sitter

So, you love pets and want a fun part-time job? Perhaps pet sitting is right for you! Here's what it takes to be a successful pet sitter.

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What is the right cat litter for my cat or kitten?

It might take some experimenting to find the right cat litter because each cat and owner has unique needs and priorities.

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Chihuahua | Dog Breed Information

Chihuahua's are compact, feisty little dogs with loads of personality and love to give. Discover how to keep them happy and healthy here.

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Is my cat or dog overweight?

Approximately 50% of our cats and dogs are overweight. We tend to regard 'spoiling' our beloved pets with a tasty treat as an act of kindness. Yet, this can result in your pet experiencing a number of health issues. Helping your pet to maintain a healthy weight is key to ensuring that they remain fit and happy. But, how do you go about this?

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Puppy biting - how to stop it?

Train your puppy to stop biting you. 6 methods you can use to reduce puppy biting behaviours and encourage good behaviour.

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Reduce your pet's environmental paw-print

Actions such as purchasing pet food, managing your pet's waste and choosing your pet all have an environmental impact. Here's how to reduce that impact.

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How to clean your dog’s ears

It's important to know how to safely clean your dog's ears and the signs to look out for to spot an infection. Here's what you need to know.

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Pug | Dog Breed Information

Pugs are the original lap dogs. They love cuddles but are also cheeky and fun-loving. Learn how to keep your pug happy and healthy for life.

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Dog digging: How to stop your dog

There are a couple of reasons why your dog might be digging. We will explore them below and share tips to stop your dog's digging habit.

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Greyhound | Dog Breed Information

Greyhounds are athletic, sweet-natured dogs that are often misunderstood. Though they need regular exercise, they also love naps and cuddles.

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Choosing a puppy - 5 questions to consider

Choosing a puppy and bringing it home is a lifelong commitment. Instead of choosing based on looks, here are some factors you should consider.

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Beagle | Dog Breed Information

Beagles are friendly, energetic dogs that make great family pets. Here is everything you need to know to keep your Beagle happy and healthy.

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Best family dog breeds for your home

The best family dog breeds are calm, friendly and trainable. But it also depends on your lifestyle, time and energy levels!

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German Shepherd | Dog Breed Information

German Shepherds are loyal, smart and brave dogs. Discover the history of the breed and what it takes to be a responsible owner.

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The smartest dog breeds in the world

What makes a 'smart' dog breed? Discover 10 of the smartest dog breeds around the world, and what makes them so intelligent.

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Cat overgrooming | causes and prevention

Why do cats overgroom and is it a cause for concern? Here's everything you need to know about overgrooming and how to stop it.

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Fruit dogs can eat safely | pet owner guide

Can a dog eat fruit safely? Yes! But it's important to know which fruits are safe for dogs and which are dangerous.

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Cockapoo | Dog Breed Information

The Cockapoo is a friendly, sociable dog breed. Discover all you need to know about caring for this family-friendly furbaby.

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Cavoodle | Dog Breed Information

Discover all you need to know about the health, appearance and temperament of the popular Cavoodle dog breed.

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Four of the simplest dog treat recipes

We’ve put together some easy-peasy dog treat recipes in the Pawshake test kitchen for you to try at home!

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7 ways to enjoy Valentines Day at home with your pet

Everyone deserves a love-filled Valentines Day, especially our furry friends! Here is some inspiration for fun ways to spend the day together.

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Dog grooming at-home | helpful DIY tips 

Discover some handy tips if you need to do some DIY dog grooming at home. Perfect for when you can't get to the dog salon!

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10 easy ways to be a better pet owner in 2021

A new year can be a fresh start, so why not take the opportunity to improve your pet care habits this January?

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5 ways your cat displays his affection

Do you understand what your cat is trying to tell you? Your little furball might be somewhat headstrong, but he's likely as fond of you as you are of him! Below are 5 ways he'll tell you just how much he cares.

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Your newly adopted pet: how to give him a thoroughly warm welcome

Adopting a cat or dog is a truly rewarding experience. And the day you finally get to take your furry friend home with you marks the beginning of your mutual journey. Yet those first few days can be fraught with tension. Planning to adopt a cat or dog? Ensure that you're thoroughly prepared for your big day with our helpful tips below!

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Walking your cat: why and how?

Walking your dog is the most natural thing in the world. Yet, you rarely see anyone with a cat on a lead. Walking your cat might not be a 'walk in the park', but it's certainly feasible in some cases. Fancy giving it a go? Then follow our helpful 3-step plan below.

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How to prevent stress for you and your pet

That pets reduce stress, and make us happy and healthy, we already know. So, it's hardly surprising that so many of us have a furry friend of our own or enjoy looking after those of friends and neighbours. But did you know that those feelings of bliss can rapidly transform into stress? Prevent burn-out from affecting you and your pets with our useful tips for pet owners and pet sitters.

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