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Changes to Pet Travel in the event of a ‘No-Deal’ Brexit

The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) has advised that should the UK leave the EU without a deal, there would be important implications for pet owners wishing to travel overseas with their animals after Brexit.

Both owners and veterinary professionals need to be aware of and potentially act upon these implications as soon as possible.

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Top ten tips to keep your dog safe during New Year’s fireworks celebrations! 1. Avoid letting your dog outdoors at times when fireworks are likely to go off Take your dog for a nice long walk well before dark. For most of the year it’s against the law to set fireworks off after 11pm, but this curfew is extended to midnight on Bonfire Night so try to tire your dog out before it gets dark and then take them out for final toilet walks once the fireworks have stopped. If your dog is particularly scared of fireworks, you may want to...

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Hot Weather Dogs: Tips for Keeping Your Canine Cool Whether fluffy or sleek, most dogs can be healthy and active in the heat, provided they get plenty of access to drinking water and shade. That said, certain dog breeds have a greater appreciation for hotter climates—and all our pals could benefit from a little extra TLC in the summertime. Tips for keeping cool through the dog days of summer.  If you see the mercury rising, here are some tips to keep your canine cool: Offer an ice pack or wet towel to lay on. Add ice cubes to the water dish. Offer access...

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Spaying and neutering pets is a big decision for pet owners. Although the idea of a pet having surgery can be scary, spaying and neutering is a common practice performed by veterinarians that can be beneficial to both you and your pet. In fact, the decision to spay or neuter your pet may be the best decision for your pet’s overall health. Spaying is the removal of reproductive organs in female dogs and cats. According to professionals, spaying has a few general benefits, such as owners not having to tend to heat cycles or surprise litters of puppies or kittens....

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Dapper Doggie, the home of beautiful luxury leather dog collars, leads and clothing.  Choose from our extensive range of designer dog collars & leads in an array of luxury soft leather colours, with or without beautiful Swarovski crystals in our handmade range. Designer dog accessories, for the more discerning of dogs!   5 Ways To Prevent Dog Sunburn   While most dogs do just fine out in the sun, there are a few important things you should know about. Following are 5 simple things you can do to prevent your dog from getting a sunburn: Most people don’t realize that dogs with...

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