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Play vs. Aggressive Behaviours

Being able to tell the difference between play behavior and aggressive behaviour is very important for dog professionals if they are mixing multiple dogs. It can be difficult to tell the difference sometimes but key communications between dogs can help… Continue Reading →

We are 9 years old!!

Nine years ago this week, Friends for Pets was launched! Initially the plan was to offer a local pet care service to a few pet owners living in the Cheddar Valley area of the West Country. A little business that… Continue Reading →

Fun Fitness ideas for you and your dog!

Why Dog First Aid?

By Tash Myers As I was training to be a qualified Canine First Responder Instructor, I had quite a few people asking me ‘why do you need dog first aid?’ and ‘Why would I need a certified course?’. Once upon… Continue Reading →


That time of year has come round again when we are starting to find ticks on our dogs that we walk. So why are they such a problem? Problems With changes in temperatures, ticks are starting to feed earlier and… Continue Reading →

Our Top 5 Dog Walking spots near Bradford-on-Avon, Corsham and Atworth!

Our Bradford-on-Avon and Corsham dog walking team are lucky to have some fantastic dog walks to take their clients on! Here are some of our favourites:- 1. The Kennet and Avon Canal Path- A gorgeous dog walk along the towpath… Continue Reading →

10 Great Dog Walks in the Vale of Glamorgan!

The Barry and Vale of Glamorgan dog walkers that provide dog walking services in Penarth, Dinas Powys, Llandough and surrounding areas are lucky to have some gorgeous walks to take the four legged friends on! Here are some of their… Continue Reading →

Introducing our Barry and Penarth Dog Walking Team!

At the end of 2016 we launched our new Barry and the Vale of Glamorgan dog walking team. Our dog walkers and pet sitters are now able to provide dog walking and pet care services in Penarth, Barry, Dinas Powys,… Continue Reading →

What dog breeds are susceptible to what health conditions?

For us as Dog Walkers and Pet Carers it is really important to know what breeds are more susceptible to certain conditions. Some have known genetic links, other conditions are just found to occur more frequently in certain breeds. Below… Continue Reading →

Indoor Games for your dog.

It’s that time of year when sometimes it’s more difficult to take your dog out for a long walk. To help keep you dog fit, active and entertained you could play some indoor games with your dog. Here are some… Continue Reading →

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