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Time to Ditch the Ball Flinger

Time to Ditch the Ball Flinger

We may need to rethink the way in which we exercise our dogs. It might be tempting to throw a ball as far as possible for your dog using a ball flinger but there are potential dangers!  Being full of the joys of spring can turn into a sudden disaster for the dog chasing the ball, or an insidious build-up of stresses and strains over time. Yasmin Porritt of Yorkshire Pooches Therapies explains more and suggests alternative exercises and enrichment you can do with your dog to keep them fit and healthy.

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Photizo Red Light Therapy

Photizo Red Light Therapy

Photizo Light Therapy is a non-invasive complementary or alternative therapy tool for wound healing, musculoskeletal conditions and pain relief. It is ideal for use on companion pets, competition and working animals including horses and livestock.

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The Magic of Christmas

The Magic of Christmas

The Christmas story – in common with similar tales from around the world – is full of hope and healing, and the bond we have with animals shines though…..

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Bob the Christmas Cat

Bob the Christmas Cat

“Twas the night before Christmas….”
Well, it wasn’t so much “Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse”!
More like cat flaps that go bump in the night ….

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Canine Dementia: Enrichment & Exercise

Canine Dementia: Enrichment & Exercise

Although the mechanisms are poorly understood, dogs can suffer a spectrum of symptoms that are called Canine Cognitive Dysfunction (CCD), or simply, dog dementia. We asked professional Canine Fitness Trainer and Kennel Club Accredited Instructor Joe Nutkins of Dog Training for Essex and Suffolk for her tips on helping to prevent, slow down and alleviate CCD through canine enrichment and exercise…..

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