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Pets and fireworks Why are pets scared of fireworks? Many animals find fireworks scary. It's estimated that 45 percent of dogs in the UK show signs of fear when they hear fireworks. It doesn't have to be that way though, so don't ignore the problem. There are lots of simple things you can do to help your pet deal with fireworks. By preparing in advance before fireworks start your pet will be better able to cope with the noises. How to calm dogs during fireworks Walk them during daylight hours to avoid times when fireworks are likely to be set...

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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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