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10 easy ways to be a better pet owner in 2021

A new year can be a fresh start, so why not take the opportunity to improve your pet care habits this January?

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Jack Russell Terrier | Dog Breed Information

Fun and feisty, the Jack Russell originated as a fox hunting breed in England. They are a great dog for active and experienced owners.

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Ethical gifts for pets

What do you get for your pet without spending too much money? Fun experiences, your time and home-made gifts are the best way to go!

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Spoodle | Dog Breed Information

The Spoodle is a friendly, sociable dog breed. Discover all you need to know about caring for this family-friendly furbaby.

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Dog Enrichment Food Puzzles

Discover 10 quick and simple dog enrichment food puzzles you can put together that will challenge and stimulate their brains.

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Border Collie | Dog Breed Information

Border Collies are an iconic working breed, known to be highly intelligent and energetic. Here's all you need to know about Border Collies.

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Cavoodle | Dog Breed Information

Discover all you need to know about the health, appearance and temperament of the popular Cavoodle dog breed.

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Labrador Retriever | Dog Breed Information

Labrador Retrievers are one of the world's most popular dogs, and it's easy to see why. Here is everything you need to know about this sunny, funny breed.

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6 tips for working from home with a dog

Working from home while keeping your dog happy and healthy is possible, it just takes a little preparation and planning. Here's how!

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How Doggy Daycare can help you work remotely

Doggy daycare is perfect for the modern pet owner who has to work remotely. Here's how it can save your work productivity and pet's health.

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Dog digging: How to stop your dog

There are a couple of reasons why your dog might be digging. We will explore them below and share tips to stop your dog's digging habit.

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Reduce your pet's environmental paw-print

Actions such as purchasing pet food, managing your pet's waste and choosing your pet all have an environmental impact. Here's how to reduce that impact.

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How to stop your dog from begging

As natural hunters, dogs can be pretty fixated on food. But the typical begging behaviour that some dogs display is primarily taught by humans. Fortunately, it is fairly easy to get rid of it if you are patient and diligent.

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Loose leash walking - stop your dog from pulling

Stop your dog from pulling. Teach them how to walk on a loose leash with our training checklist and step by step loose leash walking guide.

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Introducing dog to baby - a practical guide

When introducing your dog to the baby, greet your dog first and then place them in a crate or another room before bringing the baby in.

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Puppy biting - how to stop it?

Train your puppy to stop biting you. 6 methods you can use to reduce puppy biting behaviours and encourage good behaviour.

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Puppy toilet training guide

Toilet training a puppy is about showing them appropriate places to eliminate. A puppy can hold their bladder one hour for every month of age.

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How to stop your cat from eating too fast

Cat's shouldn't eat their food too quickly. Here's why, and how you can help your cat slow down their eating at dinnertime.

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Preparing your pet for your return to work

As lockdown restrictions slowly lift around Germany, it’s a matter of time before some of us will have to return to work. This can be confusing for a family dog or cat, and we owe it to our beloved pets to help them adjust smoothly.

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Why pets are great for our mental health

Domestic pets can bring us a lot of laughter, joy and comfort, especially during difficult times. Here’s the science behind why pets make us happy, and why spending time with your pet can help you maintain good mental health.

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How to walk a dog during lockdown

Both you and your dog still need exercise during the coronavirus (COVID-19) lockdown, and are still allowed to do so as long as you follow the rules.

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How to cope as a pet sitter during the COVID-19 pandemic

Coronavirus (COVID-19) has turned life upside down, but here’s how pet sitters can survive, thrive and come out stronger when things settle.

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Can I pet sit during the Coronavirus (COVID19) pandemic?

Yes, you can continue to pet sit if your services are essential to the health and welfare of your client’s pet. Here's what you need to know.

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Can domestic pets spread coronavirus (Covid-19)?

The new coronavirus intervenes deeply in our daily lives. What does the virus actually mean for our pets? And what does this exceptional situation mean for bookings made on Pawshake?

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How much does a dog sitter cost?

If you book a dog sitter that offers home boarding, you pay for each night your dog stays with the sitter and, at Pawshake, these rates can vary between individual dog sitters. But what do people spend on the average dog sitter? And what service can you expect for that price?

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Pets and our love life

How far does the love for an animal go? When it comes to choosing a partner, it seems that dog and cat owners let their animal love play an important role. Various studies indicate this.

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Why do cats vomit?

Many cats regularly throw up after eating. This is normal in most cases, but sometimes vomiting can also indicate underlying health problems. To keep your cat healthy it is important to keep a close eye on your cat's upset stomach and its contents.

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Why is my dog afraid of strangers?

Some dogs may be nervous, skittish or shy around strangers because of poor socialisation, genetics or a bad past experience. Fortunately, you can help your dog manage their fear with patience and consistent training.

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How to find a cat sitter

Cats are attached to their environment, and, as such, prefer to stay at home than a cattery. A good option for holidaying cat owners is to hire a pet sitter that provides in-home visits. The pet sitter can make sure that your cat is fed, safe and happy, without being moved at all.

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How to find a dog sitter over Christmas

If you are looking for a place for your dog to stay over Christmas and New Years, it's important to make an arrangement that suits your dog best so that both of you have a stress-free holiday period. Here are 7 tips for finding a great pet sitter for your dog.

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