Preparing to board your pet for the first time can be quite daunting and worrying. Not only are you unsure of what to expect, but owners generally also feel anxious about how their pet will cope and if they will be okay. Furthermore, there are things you need to know as a pet owner beforehand,
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As with any type of animal, all cats have different personalities. Some are confident, sociable and outgoing, whereas others can be a little more nervous, shy and reserved. However, even with the most nervous cats, there are things you can do to bring them out of their shell and make them feel more comfortable. Furthermore,
Traveling can be a very stressful time for your dog. Some dogs aren’t phased by having to get into the car, whereas others find it a little traumatic, and even become travel sick. As taking your dog on car journeys is sometimes unavoidable, for example taking them to the vets, or to boarding kennels, it
In most cases, dogs and cats are not commonly the best of friends. In fact, they don’t get along with each other very much at all. In a standard scenario, if a dog and cat come into contact in the street, the cat is going to be scared and run away, and the dog will
Christmas is a time for giving, and it’s a period where we like to spend quality time with our loved ones and surprise them with gifts. It is also the time of year where a lot more pets are rehomed and adopted, as they are often given as gifts on Christmas Day. Whilst this may
Bonfire night is probably the worst time of year for our pets. All of the fireworks and loud bangs often terrify animals, and so it is an incredibly stressful time for them that can also cause stress to you as their owner if you don’t know how to keep them calm. With bonfire night taking
With any breed of dog, grooming is essential. However to the extent of which you do this is subjective. Some people may groom their dog themselves by brushing and bathing them on a regular basis, whereas other owners may take their dog to a groomer perhaps once a month or so. Furthermore, the amount of
Here at Hollybank Cattery & Kennels, we believe that no home or family is complete without a pet. Animals bring so much joy to our lives in their own little unique ways, and they certainly make the best companions. While we love all animals and pets, we wanted to dedicate this blog to cats, and
Some pet owners just see vaccinations as a formality at the vets when they adopt a new animal, however there are lots of reasons behind why animals need to be vaccinated. Most of it comes down to keeping them safe and well in themselves, as well as everyone around them including you as their owners
We all want our pets to be as well behaved as possible, however the training process and helping them to understand what good behaviours are can sometimes be tricky, especially if you are trying to train a young animal like a puppy. With that being said, this doesn’t just apply when your pet is young.