Ageing in pets: Behavioural changes

As our beloved Kafka grows older, we’ve been forced to confront the many changes that come with ageing in pets. The process is gradual, but the changes do sneak up on you and can be surprising if you don’t know what to look out for.

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Dog sleeping positions: What they mean

Our loving pets may not be able to talk, but they have many ways of showing us how they feel—or indeed, what they’re thinking. One of the strangest insights into your dog’s personality and mood is… their sleeping positions. Yes, you read that right. How your dog sleeps is a great insight into what they’re feeling, and The Pet Project is here to help you decipher those various positions. Ready? Time to do some pet-mind reading!

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What to do if you’re spaying or neutering your pet

Welcome! You’ve taken the decision to spay or neuter your pet, and now you’re wondering: what’s next? If you haven’t taken a decision to spay or neuter your pet and you’re still undecided, then you’re looking for our blog “Should you neuter or spay your pet?”. We can’t promise it will clear the confusion, but it will give you all sides of the argument so that you feel better prepared to get into a vet’s office and have an open conversation about what they think is best for your beloved.

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Should you spay or neuter your pet?

It’s an age-old debate: should you or should you not spay or neuter your dog? Common wisdom seems to say you should—yet there’s research now that shows neutering may not always be the best option. The Pet Project wades into the debate to help you make a more informed decision.

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Household items that are poisonous for your pet

Our beloved pets are so integral to our lives, so much a part of our families, that it can be difficult to remember that a lot of what is normal to us is poisonous to them. Sure, we all know dogs cannot eat chocolate, but did you know your diffuser could be poisoning them? There is a whole list of things out there that can harm your pet and it pays to be vigilant.

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What You Should Know Before Travelling Abroad With Your Pet

Pandemic end days are almost here, and we can once again look forward to travelling internationally. For many people, the end of the pandemic means they can once again kickstart those plans they abandoned in 2020, and that includes travelling abroad.

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How to travel abroad with your pet

We are still living in a pandemic world, but travel restrictions are very slowly easing up. As vaccines roll out across the globe, there looks like there will finally be an end point to this pandemic. And that means that a lot of plans we kept on hold in 2020 are coming back to life.

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How to celebrate Holi with your pet

Holi’s here! It is a day of colour, hot jalebis, water balloons, sneaking around the building trying to ambush your friends and family, and just one of the most celebrated festivals of the year. Should your pet miss out on all the fun? Of course not! But your pet is not the same as you and cannot celebrate in the same way. Holi is a day that is packed with a lot of danger for your pet, and you need to make sure they are healthy and safe. We’re here to talk you through the steps.

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Animal Behaviour Essentials Part III: Everything Else

Welcome to Part III of Animal Behaviour Essentials! In Part I, we covered the various vocal sounds your dog might make and what they could mean. In Part II, we tackled understanding the tail, and the various ways in which dogs use their tail to tell you what they are thinking. Part III will handle exactly what it promises: “everything else”. So that’s those aspects of a dog’s body language you may not have thought of or may not know how to interpret.

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Animal Behaviour Essentials Part II: The Tail

Welcome to our second part of Animal Behaviour Essentials! In Part I, we talked a bit about dog vocal sounds, where we covered what your dog is telling you based on the sounds they make. We also pointed out that guessing what those sounds mean is pretty instinctive, so don’t worry if you are new to being a pet parent. You’ve got this!

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