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Top tips for Winter

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Here are 5 top tips to help your pet over the coming months.

1. Keep your pet warm and dry. After your dogs walk or if your cat has been out hunting, be sure to dry them off using an old towel. This will help reduce matting of the fur and skin irritations.

2. If your pet lives outside. Be sure to provide your pet with a winter shelter, this is a raised, covered house or shed which provides a warm dry environment for them to escape the weather. be sure their food and water is also placed in here so they do not have to go out in the rain to eat or drink.

FIREWORK FEAR 2015

This Time of year is miserable for those pets who don't like loud bangs or the sound of squealing Fireworks.
Why not try our top ten tips to reduce the stress of the Halloween season.

1. Try and prepare your pet BEFORE the event, use desensitization technique by using cds or sounds which replicate fireworks, this will help them stay calm for the event.

2. Create your Pets "safe place" under a table in the main Family room, This way the pet has somewhere to go with plenty of comfy blankets, toys and even hide some treats to keep them busy.

New law on Microchipping.

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Did you know that as of the 31st of March 2016 it will be compulsory for all dogs in to be Microchipped?

As a dog owner there are a few things you need to know about the new legislation. 

1. Your dog MUST be microchipped and register on a government approved database such as fido.ie by 31st March 2016

2. You must have a certificate from a government approved database to prove your dog is microchipped and registered on that database.