Choosing a New Cat

Choosing a New Cat

Choosing a new cat to share your life and home with is a very exciting time. However, while they can easily be at home in all kinds of households, it’s important to ensure that everyone in your household is ready to make a very long commitment to whichever breed...
Caring for a New Kitten

Caring for a New Kitten

Once you’ve chosen your new kitten it’s essential that you prepare well for its arrival. Caring for a new kitten, however, begins long before you’ve got it home and I hope in this article to give a few important pointers in caring for your new...
Longhaired Cat Breeds

Longhaired Cat Breeds

Choosing a breed of cat can be surprisingly difficult as they all have different characteristics, personalities and every day needs. One of the first decisions you’ll need to make is whether you’d like a longhaired or a shorthaired cat. Most Longhaired cats need lots...
Shorthaired Cat Breeds

Shorthaired Cat Breeds

If you’re not sure you can look after the longer coat of a long haired cat then it’s a good idea to consider a shorthaired breed. Generally, many shorthaired breeds don’t need groomed, but it can be a good idea to give them a brush every now and again to help keep...
Caring for Older Dogs

Caring for Older Dogs

We love our dogs and don’t want them to get old, but time passes and we can all too soon find ourselves looking after a golden oldie. Some of the most common ailments in elderly dogs include Cushing’s Disease, dental problems, cataracts, dementia,...
Just Dogs Charity Auction

Just Dogs Charity Auction

Our favourite pet shop in Edinburgh – Just Dogs in Stockbridge – are holding their 3rd Annual Charity Auction on Monday 3rd March, 2014 which is only a few days away. The last two auctions raised over £3,618 for pet related charities which is simply...

Edinburgh Dog Walker Licensing

All professional Edinburgh dog walkers, who walk their dogs in Edinburgh council’s public parks and green spaces, must now register their dog walking business with the City of Edinburgh Council. All professional dog walkers in Edinburgh are now required to send...
Your Pets and Fireworks

Your Pets and Fireworks

Fireworks on the 5th of November and at Hogmanay can be a distressing time for many cats and dogs who find the loud whizzes, bangs and flashes very upsetting. Many firework displays take place either side of the 5th resulting in many days, if not weeks, of firework...
Keeping Your Dog Healthy

Keeping Your Dog Healthy

Keeping your dog healthy is so important. We all love our dogs to bits and want them to lead as healthy and happy a life as possible. There are lots of things you can do to help keep your dog healthy, but regular vaccinations from your vet must be at the top of your...