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Festive Feeding

Festive feeding (not feasting!) should be carefully monitored and do remember that some human foods normally enjoyed at Christmas can be toxic for pets. Here is the NPM guide to a healthy, safe Christmas for our companions

Keep Small Pets Warm During Winter

Good friend of National Pet Month, the PDSA shares some toasty tips for keeping small pets warm during winter

Cool Tips In Hot Weather: NPM’s Guide For Safe, Happy and Healthy Small Pets

As temperatures rise to record levels, it’s not just our cats and dogs we need to keep a close eye on.


A heatwave can be a worrying time for us as pet owners. With extreme heat warnings in place across the UK, here are some top tips to help keep your much loved pet safe, happy and healthy.

Why embracing a pet-friendly workspace policy is a great step for businesses

There were several reasons cited by Gen Z and Millennials who had given up their pet, including a change in living arrangements and financials obstacles, and changes in working arrangements was also high on the list. The research also showed that 40% of owners don’t have pet-friendly offices and an additional 11% unsure.

Keep an eye on your pet’s waistline!

Top Tips and Tools for Healthy Weight Management

Making the toughest decision for my old cat

John Helps BVetMed CertSAM MRCVS, Chair of NOAH’s Companion Animal Sub-Committee and Senior Technical Manager Companion Animals, MSD Animal Health, describes how loving our pets sometimes means making the hardest decision.

Know Your Pet’s Normal For Happiness and Good Health

Because our pets can’t talk it is our job to know what is normal for them, so we can spot when there is a change – which could mean pain or discomfort.

Why getting your pet vaccinated is so important

Ninety four per cent of dog owners and 84% of cat owners said their pets had been vaccinated, according to a recent NOAH (National Office of Animal Health) survey.

What my rescue dog taught me about canine behaviour

NPM team member Asha Clearwater, talks about her rescue dog Bailey and overcoming his separation anxiety.

Companionship: The Power Of The Human/Pet Bond

How often have you experienced one of those moments when a pet seems to be in exactly the right place at the right time?

#PetPawsitivity: Why having a horse is a huge lifestyle choice, but so worth it!

Emily Wardle (spottydog communications) has been a pet owner for 18 years and currently has a horse and two dogs. Over the years she’s had gerbils, rabbits, guinea pigs, ponies, cats, hamsters and fish.


National Pet Month: April 1 – May 2

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