Gardens and pets
We look at the potential dangers posed to pets during spring and summer months.
We look at the potential dangers posed to pets during spring and summer months.
Feeding your puppy - advice on how to choose the right food for your puppy
We take a look at how you can spot dental disease in pets, how to prevent disease in the gums and how to brush pet teeth.
Most people believe one dog year equates to seven human years, without realising that breeds age differently. In fact, calculating your dog age is far more complicated than simply multiplying by seven.
10 pet breeds prone to genetic health problems - infographic on the genetic health issues in popular cat and dog breeds.
A brief guide to dental-care for cats and dogs - our pets gnashers need daily brushing and attention, here's how to get started.
Understanding your dog - an infographic to help you read your dog's body language
Love dogs but suffer from allergies? Here are some of the most allergy friendly dogs.
Advice for choosing a cat, including kitten or mature, long or short haired, family unit and breed.
We’ve all been a victim of ‘dog-poo-shoe’ at some point in our lives. We discuss the pains, politics and pro-active approach to clean up the streets...
The importance of pet insurance and the key details to look out for when purchasing pet insurance.
Whether you're getting a cat for the first time or are crazy about cats, see how many you know...
We look at some common puppy training mistakes and how to overcome them.
We look at the effect of worms in cats, spotting the signs and treatments.
Did you know there are a number of household plants that are poisonous to cats? We look at the most common.
Is anti-freeze dangerous to cats and dogs? What happens if they ingest it? We look at the dangers, symptoms and treatments.
What is cruciate ligament rupture? We look at how this cruciate ligament rupture occurs and how it affects cat and dogs.
We summarise the use of microchipping and why it's a good idea to have your cat or dog chipped.
We take a look at the favourite puppy trends, celebrity pups and how to choose your new puppy.
We take a look at keeping an eye on your cat's weight, including how to tell if they are overweight, why it matters and how to keep your kitty slim.
We review how microchipping dogs works, why it's important, how much it costs and what happens if your dog is caught unchipped.
Socialising your dog with other dogs is important for one-off meetings in the park, friend's dogs and hired dog walkers. Here are our top tips to keep your dog safe and happy around others.
We take a look at the top dog walking faux pas'... public pooch etiquette is a must. Have you witnessed any dog walking misdemeanours lately?
Your kitten is so completely adorable and fluffy... until they decide your carpet / sofa / bed is a suitable place to relieve themselves. Here are our top 7 tips for litter training your cat.
Introducing your dog to a new baby may have its challenges. We look at various ways to help your beloved pooch adjust to your new arrival.
We look at whether you really need to buy pet insurance and the various issues to consider if you decide not purchase pet insurance.
Does your pet name appear on the list? Check out our top 20 names for cats and dogs from the Computerquote Pet Insurance database.
Do dogs and cats need passports to travel abroad? Yes. We take you through the details of getting a pet passport and various considerations about taking your cat or dog overseas.
We take a look at the possible outcomes of pet travel in the wake of the United Kingdom leaving the European Union. Brexit is still big news, with lots of changes coming up.
Advice for keeping your dog cool in the summer heat.
Is your dog protective when strangers come to the door? Whether they just bark or get spooked and attack with a bite, here's our guide on dealing with dogs that bite.
What would you do if you saw a dog in a car on a hot day? We look at ways you can help a dog out if you notice they're suffering from the heat and helping them cool down.
Dog theft is on the rise in the UK. We discuss how you can protect your dog from this form of crime.
Dog theft may be a worry for many dog owners, especially when there are reports in your community. Here are 6 ways to keep your dog safe from being stolen.
Is your social feed full of cat or dog videos and photos? Does your pet get lots of likes and comments? We take a look at what it takes to make a cat or dog become internet famous!
Winter is coming, and as we prepare ourselves for various colds and flus, we look at whether dogs can catch colds and when to spot if your dog has a more serious condition.
With Christmas shopping in full swing, here are some top gift ideas for pets that they'll love! From the quirky, novelty to adorable...
Practical tips for owners of rescue dogs to help them settle into their new home. Learn how to choose the right dog for you and how to protect your rescue dog's health. helping your new best friend settle in and using pet insurance to protect your rescue dog's health.
Read our practical tips on how to help your child cope when it's time to say goodbye to your beloved pet
Its National Puppy Day on the 23rd March. Here are our top tips for preparing for the latest member of your clan
Prevent health risks to your pet from the dangers lurking outside.
Want to stay healthy in old age but can’t face the thought of joining a gym? The answer is simple – get yourself a dog!
There’s a reason why people say dogs are man’s best friend – they provide us with unwavering loyalty and companionship. However, this same bond can leave our furry friends prone to separation anxiety. But if you follow our top tips, you can learn how to avoid it.
The decision to introduce a four-legged friend to your household is a big step for any family, and Christmas is a popular time of year to do so. However, prospective pet owners should be aware that illegal and unscrupulous puppy farms are in action in the UK.
While many pet owners will be aware of the dangers of extreme weather in summer and winter, spring can also present its own issues. To ensure your four-legged companion is all prepped for the Crufts season, follow these top care tips.
Can you guess the price of owning a dog today? According to a recent survey, it’s a whopping £25,000 for a nine-year lifespan, based on the most expensive dogs (St Bernards and Newfoundlands top the charts). Even the cheaper breeds such as a Beagle cost an average of £15,707 over a lifetime.
Dog owners have been urged to be on red alert following the news that a potentially deadly, doggy disease – Alabama rot – is sweeping across the UK. Here’s how you can protect your pet…
Computerquote Pet Insurance will be supporting ‘Bring Your Dog to Work Day” on Friday 22nd June, alongside thousands of other businesses across the UK. Staff are being encouraged to take part so we can test the pros and cons of having your pet in the workplace.
We all know it’s important to keep our pets active so they stay healthy but how can you do that when it’s baking hot outdoors? With a little thought, you can help your four-legged friend get through searing temperatures and stay happy and stimulated without overheating.
Dogs are man’s best friend. They’re our loyal companions and wherever we go, they follow – whether that’s for a run in the park, a walk along the beach, to the cafe for brunch, and now for many of us, to the office.
Training needs to begin immediately. Whether you train your dog yourself, join a training class or go to private trainer, some basic training tips should be considered. Computerquote Pet Insurance has compiled the top ten tips.
Ever wondered how did Crufts started and why winning at Crufts holds such importance in the world of dog owners? We answer these questions, and give a little insight into how to enter your pooch for Crufts and what to expect.
While it’s important to focus on goals that will improve your health and mental well-being, our pets can sometimes be overlooked when it comes to setting our New Year’s resolutions. With 2020 upon us, now is the perfect time to focus on positive changes for you and your furry friend.
Humans aren’t the only ones who feel the effects of winter. If you’re a dog owner, you need to take extra steps to protect your pet against the colder conditions in order to keep them safe, healthy and happy this season and beyond.
Most pet owners will agree that having a pet brings you endless joy; whether it’s from being curled up on your sofa with your furry friend right beside you or feeling the love when you walk through the door. Did you know that having a pet can improve your physical and mental health?
Are you looking for a running companion to help you stick to your new year fitness resolution? Someone that won’t let you down at the last minute or start talking to you when you’re out of breath. In that case, a dog might be the answer!
If you didn’t already know, 20th February is National Love Your Pet Day! We know you love your pet every single day of the year, but just like Valentine’s Day, why not embrace a day of the year where you show your furry friend just how much they mean to you.