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Common expressions about Bees and Wasps: It’s the bee’s knee’s. The roach coach. Sweet as honey. You are my honey. Got a bee in your bonnet? To have “bee stung” lips Busy as a bee. Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee! (Thank you Mohammed Ali) Making a beeline to the spot. Attracted like…

Dogs die in hot cars Don’t leave your dog alone in a car. When it’s 22°C/72°F outside, the temperature inside a car can reach 47°C/117°F within 60 minutes. Dogs pant to keep cool. In hot stuffy cars dogs can’t cool down – leaving a window open or a sunshield on windscreens won’t keep your car…

DOG BREED GROUP Hybrid Dogs HEIGHT General: 1 foot, 9 inches to 2 feet tall at the shoulder WEIGHT General: 50 to 65 pounds LIFE SPAN 12 to 14 years Summary It’s not surprising that the Labradoodle has gained such popularity so quickly. Originally developed to be hypoallergenic guide dogs, the first planned crosses of…

Description The Golden Retriever is a sturdy, medium-large sized dog. The skull is broad and the muzzle is straight, tapering slightly with a well-defined stop. The nose is black or a brownish black. The teeth meet in a scissors bite. The medium to large eyes are dark brown. The relatively short ears hang down close…

Intelligent and game, the Kerry Blue Terrier is truly an all-purpose dog. Originally bred to hunt and retrieve, Kerries can be found today in the show, obedience, agility, herding and earthdog rings. The Kerry’s trademark soft, wavy coat can range from deep slate gray blue to light blue gray. Kerry Blues are born black and,…

In the dog days (pun intended) of summer, the weather is likely to hit temperatures your pet’s not used to! Since dogs cool themselves by panting, not sweating, their coat provides an important barrier between them and the outside world. Besides the standard tips, like not leaving your dog inside the car on a hot…

Flea & Tick season is here, when the weather starts getting a little warmer it is time to start treating your pets for parasites. Prevention is cheaper than treatment. They’re creepy, they’re crawly…and they can carry diseases. Fleas and ticks are not just a nuisance, but pose animal and human health risks. They suck your…

Thought I’d highlight a few breeds for you every Friday, if you would like information on any breed in particular, just message me on Facebook or on our Web page: Hope you find it interesting: Irish Terrier Once called the Irish Red Terrier to distinguish the breed from other terriers in Ireland, the Irish Terrier…

ADAPTIL (DAP)Collar contains DAP and offers a natural and convenient way to help manage stress-related behavior in your dog. Designed to provide comfort to puppies and adult dogs in stressful situations, ADAPTIL helps responsiveness to behavior therapy and training. Nursing mother dogs naturally produce an appeasing pherome. Clinical studies have demonstrated that a synthetic analogue…

Stick Injuries; Sticks can cause serious injuries to dogs A number of dogs love to carry a stick, catch a stick and chew a stick. Some will actively find their own stick when exercising off the lead on a walk! The majority of the time, this is harmless fun but sometimes part of a stick…

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