It may still be panto season but taking on a new dog issnowjoke. Becoming a responsible dog owner is actually the law and it is our duty to be aware of all it involves. You don’t need to know the names and years, but you do need to provide what they ask of you as a dog owner. Have a peek at the guide below so you are fully prepared.
The Pet Food Manufacturers Association has recently published their latest Pet Population Survey indicating that 3.2 million households have acquired a pet since the start of the covid-19 pandemic.
The survey reports dog ownership is now at a staggering 12 million. The last previous count recorded by the PDSA we 11 million and that in turn was up from 10 million in 2018 so the rise has been jumping in recent history, not just down to the pandemic.
A groomer’s job is to look after your dog’s skin and coat and make them look as fabulous as possible, ensuring the trim your dog gets fits in with your lifestyle – just as a hairdresser would do for you! Here’s what a qualified groomer needs to know to do the best job possible for you and your fur baby.
The world of dogs is incredibly varied, no other species has such diversity. In size from the Chihuahua to the Great Dane. In coat from the hairless Chinese Crested to the profuse coat of the Afghan. In anatomy from the short nose of a Pug to the long-nosed Bloodhound and that’s before you even think about the numerous ear shapes and eye shapes that make up the different breeds.
A dog's eyes are far more diverse than our own. The different shapes from almond to round and oval to triangular reflect the different jobs that dogs do and the different emotions they generate in their owners. I love a dark oval eye, for me it is the epitome of kindest.