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Taking your pet to work - is it a good idea?

Dogs, cats, rats, rabbits, birds, fish: Some pets need more personal attention from their human than others, but they all need lots of dedication. How convenient would it be to take your pet with you to work? You spend every day there, so why shouldn't your pet be allowed to join? We have listed some of the pros and cons for you.

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4 creative ways of feeding your dog

Okay, so we expect most of you feed your dog only once or twice a day and he looks forward to it so much, right?! ... But in no more than a few seconds, it's all gone! Your dog is by nature what they call an opportunistic scavenger, a gatherer who eats what he finds and who will hunt if the opportunity presents itself. So you could try feeding your dog or your dog sitting guest their food in a different, more creative way!

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Why does my cat scratch? (And what can be done about it)

Every cat owner has been there: Wrecked furniture, scratch marks on the wallpaper, carpets that have been torn apart ... Scratching - it's just what cats do. But why? And what can we do about it?

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The Pawshake Halloween Special

Coming Saturday, 31 October, it’s Halloween for you and your pet! That’s why we made this little Halloween Special for you to give you some spooooky tips!

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My top 10 favourite dog friendly pubs to visit in Hampshire recommended by Katy - your Community Manager UK

Fancy a lovely Sunday carvery or a wholesome pub lunch, but feel bad having to leave your pooch at home? Well, there is a solution! There are many places within your local area that you probably don't even know about where they will allow you and your pooch to sit together, enjoy an open fire, possibly some chilled music and some lovely food to top it off with.

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Heartwarming - a bucket list for your pet

Would you make a bucket list for your terminally ill dog? Lauren did! A heartwarming story about a girl who lost her dearest friend to bone cancer.

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Strange dog breeds

Have you ever seen a dog with a split nose or a dog with hair growing in the opposite direction? There are many different dog breeds for sure! We’ll show you some of the strangest dog breeds around the world!

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The first vet visit

Do you remember your first vet visit with your kitten or puppy? Odd smells, whining dogs, cats lurking in travel crates, ... Not exactly a fun trip for most pets. We’ll give you a few tips on how to prepare for the first trip to the vet!

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Pet-friendly travelling with "Bring Fido"

Would you like to take your pet along on holiday? He doesn’t need to stay home all the time, after all! Via “Bring Fido”, you can find pet-friendly hotels all over the world.

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Jobs for pet lovers

Vets, groomers, dog trainers, ... are among the most common jobs we know of. But let's talk about other jobs that involve working with animals... Here are a few listed for your interest.

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5 DIY dog toys

You have invested in the coolest and flashiest toys for your dog, but he seems to prefer playing with a plastic bag or an old sock. Sounds familiar? You might as well start making your own dog toys. We’ll show you how to do it!

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Tips and advice from one of our top pet sitters! Keep those tails wagging!

Being part of the Pawshake community is a lovely, welcoming experience.. We would like to get to know you better and for you to get help and advice from one another. So we have contacted one of our top pet sitters who would like to share her experience with you all!

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Pet Sitting: Keeping Our Pets Summer Safe!!

Hot weather is an exciting prospect for us here in the UK, particularly because it disappears as quickly as it appears! It means we can spend much more time outdoors enjoying the warmth and sun! As responsible pet sitters/owners make sure you follow these tips to ensure we keep our pets tails wagging!

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Pet sitters - start updating your profiles now ahead of the holiday season.....

NOW is the time for you as a pet sitter to give your profile a bit of a ‘spring clean’ and boost your chances of getting more bookings for the summer months ahead……

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Spring is in the air….

Are you looking to get active? With spring here now is the perfect opportunity to get active with your pooches! There are just a few safety precautions to take when out with your furry friends......

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Pubbing With Pooches!

Do you love a Pint with the Pooch? Or Perhaps a Wine with your Woofer? Here is a quick low down of my favourite locals to visit when I am out with my Pooch!

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Being a Pet Sitter; is it much different to being a Baby Sitter?!

Being responsible Pet sitters and owners here at Pawshake, we are always prepared when we go out on our sitting and walking missions. But how prepared do you really have to be?

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Keeping your Pets Safe during New Years

Whether you are planning a cosy indoor gathering, watching the city fireworks or going all out with a grand party. Ensure you keep them safe, Waggy and comfortable with these tips to wish the New Year in!

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