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The Pug – Facts, Information & Advice

Learn about the Pug’s history, diet, and health and discover what makes this breed unique. The Pug’s origin Ever found yourself wondering “where do Pugs come from?” If so, you’re in luck because you’re about to find out! Also known as Carlin or Mops, the Pug is believed to be a very old breed who,…
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The French Bulldog – Facts, Information & Advice

Learn about the French Bulldog’s history, diet, and health by reading this French Bulldog guide – discover what makes this breed unique! The French Bulldog’s Origin Despite its name, the French Bulldog can attribute at least part of its heritage back to the UK – where a breed of Toy Bulldog was popular in some…
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The Yorkshire Terrier – Facts, Information & Advice

Find out all kinds of Yorkshire Terrier facts and discover what makes this breed unique. The Yorkshire Terrier’s history The Yorkshire Terrier’s origins lie in the North of the United Kingdom. Also known as the Yorkie, this breed is descended from a multitude of different small terrier breeds. Officially named by the Kennel Club in…
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The Chihuahua – Facts, Information & Advice

Learn about the Chihuahua’s history, diet and health to discover what makes this breed unique! The Chihuahua’s Origin Taking their name from the Mexican state where they became fashionable, the Chihuahua breed rose in popularity rapidly in the 19th century, and was recognised by the American Kennel Club in 1904. Interesting Chihuahua facts: “Where do…
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Keeping your pets calm on Bonfire Night

Fireworks season is usually a time of revelry for most, however it could probably be deemed as the time of year that your pet would rather avoid, with the constant frightening and unexpected loud noises partnered with endless bursts of overpowering colour. Despite this, you can take some simple steps to prepare for this time…
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The Maine Coon: Size, Origin, and More!

While Maine Coons are highly people-orientated cats, they are not overly dependent. They do not constantly pester for attention, but prefer to be where their owners are, investigating whatever activity they’re involved in. Maine Coons are known for their sweet and gentle nature. They generally get along well with children and dogs, as well as…
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The Persian Cat: Grooming, Health, and More!

This breed has a quiet, musical voice, but communicates mainly with their large, expressive eyes. The Persian has a sweet, gentle nature and is easy to live with. They are happy to be combed and petted, and like to play but are unlikely to join in boisterous games. Persians are creatures of habit and prefer…
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The Siamese Breed: Health, History, and More!

Siamese cats are loving, loyal, intuitive, demanding and sociable. They thrive on attention. The Siamese breed are very intelligent and playful cats who are able to entertain themselves for hours. These cats have their favourite toys and never tire of playing throughout their lives. They love warm places and will find the most comfortable, warm…
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The Ragdoll: Facts, History, and More!

The Ragdoll is a loving, quiet breed with a very laid-back disposition. They are very sociable and love to be with owners and even household guests. Ragdolls are known for their tolerant attitudes towards other animals and they are especially good with children. They are often compared to dogs because of their friendliness and intelligence.…
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The British Shorthair: Weight, Food, History, and More!

British Shorthairs are intelligent, affectionate and generally without a temperamental side. They are tolerant of children and dogs, making them excellent family cats. While they like to be around their owners, they prefer to keep their feet on the ground and will not be comfortable when carried around. They are quite content with their own…
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How Nutrition Can Improve Your Cat’s Digestive System

All cats can suffer with digestive sensitivities at some point in their life, this can include issues such as diarrhoea, vomiting, constipation and hairballs. The right diet can help to manage these sensitivities and help alleviate any discomfort your cat may be feeling. In this article, we’ll look at how certain nutrients can help to…
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Cat Grooming Advice

The importance of your cat’s coat health is often highly underestimated — despite it being one of the most critical factors when it comes to their overall health. Knowing how to brush your cat and doing so regularly helps to ensure it retains a clean, silky coat – as well as getting rid of any…
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