Help your Dog Keep their Cool this Summer

The summer heat has many of us searching for shade or popping in the paddling pool to cool ourselves down… and we don’t even have fur!  So your dogs must be suffering just as much as you are, if not …

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Fleas, Worms and Other Dog Nasties

Despite the preventative measures we put in place, our pets are constantly under attack by a wide range of parasites.  While some nasty critters are easy to spot – fleas and ticks – others, such as internal parasites like tapeworms, …

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How Bringing your Dog to Work can Reduce Stress

It’s no secret that giving a dog a quick pet, stroke or big fluffy cuddle can instantly make us feel better, in fact just having dogs around us can make our day a little brighter.  But can having a dog …

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The Importance of Routine for your Dog

Dogs, like us, are creatures of habit.  We might not be able to function without our daily coffee and, similarly, our pets might get stressed if they don’t go for a walk at a similar time each day.  A daily routine will …

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How to keep your dog active

Like all pets, our dogs rely on us to keep them well fed, exercised and mentally stimulated to ultimately lead a well-balanced lifestyle. Here are a few Rooke’s recommendations for keeping your dog active: Exercise… it keeps ‘em happy! An …

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3 Ways to Keep your Dog Happy and Healthy in the New Year

Dog owners tend to feel happier and healthier with their pet pooches around – why wouldn’t we with the endless walks in the fresh air, making fun out of a game of fetch and the belly rubbing evening rituals (for …

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Walking Etiquette – Mind Your Manners!

Dog walking is great for getting fresh air and exercise. No matter what the weather, here are a few tips on how you can make your daily walks a pleasure, rather than a chore… Correct Leads Fitting a collar A …

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Get Bitten By The Spring Cleaning Bug

Spring is here! It’s time to throw the windows open and get cleaning. If you’ve got house pets, there are some added tips worth considering. Here’s our top list! Shedding. Dealing with loose pet hair is a cleaning priority. The …

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Walking Etiquette – Mind Your Manners!

  Dog walking is great for getting fresh air and exercise. No matter what the weather, here are a few tips on how you can make your daily walks a pleasure, rather than a chore…   Correct Leads Fitting a …

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Attention dog owners – here’s something to chew over

Just like us, dogs need clean teeth in order to maintain hygiene, not to mention keeping that dog breath at bay! Brushing their teeth removes stuck foods and reduces plaque build-up. But if you can’t get your dog to take …

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