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Getting ready for the festive season

Dogs should be able to enjoy Christmas just as much as their owners do, so we’ve created a range of resources to help you have a fun, safe and stress-free Christmas with your dog. From homemade Christmassy dog treats, to advice on avoiding Christmas dangers – you name it, we’ve got it!
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Winter dangers to dogs

Winter is the season for cold icy weather, dark evening strolls, crunching in the snow and ice and brisk frosty walks. These things may be typical signs that winter is with us, but they also indicate a number of seasonal dangers to our dogs.
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Fun games for isolation

The main problem with isolation for your dog will be boredom and possibly lack of exercise, so finding ways of keeping them active is very important.

Fun tips for self isolation with your dog
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Awards update

Important message for those competing at Kennel Club licensed events. Please see the latest update on awards.

Awards update
Westhighland White Terrier laying down near Christmas tree

Weight management

If you’re unsure if your dog is overweight then you’re not alone. Many owners find it difficult to spot when their dog is overweight.

Is my dog overweight?

Acorns

Walking through the woods with your dog you may come across a scattering of acorns underneath an oak tree, what should you do if your dog eats them?

Acorns
Jack Russell looking at baubles on a Christmas tree

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