Dogs at Christmas

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Treat Your Dog To Healthy Christmas Cookies This Year With These Three Recipes

The Christmas season is a time for families to get together and enjoy the festivities, including sitting down for a delicious meal that includes roast chicken, Yorkshire puddings, and an assortment of vegetables.

However, our four-legged friends will want to join in on the delicious spread, and Kennel Store has provided three dog-friendly recipes for Christmas treats, with a grain-...

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Unleashing the Joy of Christmas with Your Canine Companion - 8 Festive Tips for Dog-Friendly Celebrations

The most wonderful time of the year is upon us. From baking some festive treats to cosying up on the sofa for a Christmas movie marathon, there are lots of inexpensive festive activities that the whole family can enjoy, including our four-legged friends.

The Christmas countdown is well underway, and there's no shortage of long-standing traditions to look forward to that can bring...

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Vet Issues Warning Over Dog Christmas Jumpers This Festive Season

With Christmas just around the corner, you might be thinking of cute ways to match your dress code with your canine companion. But while our four-legged friends might look adorable in a festive jumper, Head Vet at , Sean McCormack, has warned that certain fabrics can be irritating and itchy to the skin and that tight materials can restrict movement for your dog.


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On Santa's Naughty List? How To Stop Your Dog Misbehaving This Christmas

Christmas can be a fun and exciting time for all the family, with presents, parties, delicious food and plenty of cuddles for our dogs! But with normal routines out of the window and more strangers about, Christmas time may mean your furry friend gets up to all kinds of mischief. In fact recent research revealed that two in five (40%) of dog owners notice a change in their canine's mood...

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Dogs Trust delivers Christmas hope to people experiencing homelessness across Devon

The Christmas elves at Dogs Trust, the UK’s largest dog welfare charity, are busy getting ready to spread Christmas cheer across Devon by delivering gifts to the canine companions of people experiencing homelessness.

Every Christmas, through its Together Through Homelessness scheme, Dogs Trust brings festive cheer to the dogs of people experiencing homelessness by delivering canine...

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Five Tips to Stop Your Dog Misbehaving This Christmas

Christmas is a magical time for the whole family but it can so often become a somewhat manic time full of novelty, changes of routine, fireworks and endless visits from friends and family.

While we enjoy this as just a part of the festive season, for our dogs this can be a bewildering time full of potential stress and anxiety where their predictable world changes - and their...

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Vet reveals how to SAFELY share your Christmas dinner with your dog

With the exciting Christmas festivities swiftly approaching, it's important to remember our four-legged friends who are just as keen to get involved, especially with all the amazing smells swirling around!

Your traditional Christmas dinner is usually made up of a satisfying mix of high-quality meat, vegetables and carbohydrates. But which of these delicious foods are dog-friendly and...

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Festive dos and don’ts – how your pets can have a pawsome Christmas!

As the season to be merry is well underway, we want to spend time with our nearest and dearest, including our not-so-secret favourites of the family, our beloved pets. However, it is easy to forget the risks Christmas can pose to our furry friends in the run-up to the big day. From pesky sticky tape to toxic treats, the festive season can present a world of hidden dangers.

A whopping...

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Dogs 75% More Likely To Be POISONED At Christmas

With Christmas on its way and many of us ready to indulge in some festive treats, this time of year isn’t always fun for all the family. Dogs are 75% more likely to need a vet visit in December, so dog experts Kennel Store have weighed in and provided an expert comment on which foods are toxic for dogs, and what owners can do to prevent their dogs becoming unwell.

“Whilst it may be...

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How to Pet-Proof Your Christmas Decorations This Year

From vibrant Christmas trees covered in brightly-coloured baubles and twinkling tinsel to Santa's stockings and the presents within, your dog will probably view most of your festive decorations as perfectly irresistible playthings.

Luckily for dog parents everywhere, the expert team at have put together a list of ways to protect your decorations from dog-related damages,...