Pet News Blog

Pets at Home Competition Winners Announced!

Wednesday 1st December, 2010 by Compare Pet Care.


Thanks to everyone who took part in our recent Facebook fan page competition, we was pleasantly surprised at how many people got involved in inviting their friends along, so a big thanks to everyone who took part!

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Moneyfacts Awards 2011 Best Pet Insurance Shortlist

Tuesday 23rd November, 2010 by Compare Pet Care.


The Shortlist for the Consumer Moneyfacts Awards 2011 has recently been announced. Moneyfacts in association with AOL, WalletPop & MyMoney24 have been running a consumer survey for various financial products, which allows UK consumers to rate providers on a number of criteria, giving an overall view of technical merit and customer services for each company.

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Leaving your Pet when you go on Holiday

Wednesday 17th November, 2010 by Compare Pet Care.


You would think that most pet owners would look to get their pet booked in with a local kennels or cattery for the duration of a holiday, or make arrangements with family or friends to look after them. A recent survey by online travel agent has discovered that this is worringly often, not the case.

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John Lewis Christmas Ad gets a frosty reception

Monday 15th November, 2010 by Compare Pet Care.


If you’ve seen the new John Lewis Christmas TV advert for 2010, then you might have had mixed feelings regarding the last scene. It features a young boy running out in to the cold, snowy garden with a christmas stocking for the dog, he ties it onto the kennel and waves at the dog as he runs back towards the house, seemingly leaving the dog out in the cold.

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Win Pets at Home Vouchers by suggesting us to your friends

Sunday 14th November, 2010 by Compare Pet Care.


After seeing everyone inviting their friends along to join our Facebook page we’ve decided to give away another £25 Pets at Home voucher on the 1st December.

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Win £25 worth of Pets at Home Vouchers by liking us on Facebook

Thursday 11th November, 2010 by Compare Pet Care.


How do you fancy winning £25 worth of Pets at Home Gift Vouchers? You can be in with a chance of winning, with our new competition, all you need to do to be elligible for the prize draw is ‘Like’ our Facebook Page before 1st December 2010.

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Labrador Dog Insurance Quotes

Wednesday 10th November, 2010 by Compare Pet Care.


As part of a new feature on Compare Pet Care, we’re going to be publishing pet insurance quote data to support our pet insurance comparison.

Whilst price alone is not a deciding factor on which insurer you will select for your pets insurance, it is a very important consideration for the vast majority when shopping around for pet insurance.

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Cat Fun House

Sunday 7th November, 2010 by Compare Pet Care.


An American couple have customised their home in San Diego so their feline friends can have more fun getting around. Complete with cat staircases and ceiling high walkways, the network of cat paths cuts through the walls with various shaped holes and the new installation also includes neon lighting so they can look down on the rest of the home.


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New Dyson Grooming Tool for Dogs

Friday 5th November, 2010 by Compare Pet Care.


Dyson are set to launch a new vacuum product onto the UK market, but this time it’s for use on your pet rather than your furniture. Previous innovations from Dyson have seen ‘Animal’ branded hoovers for sucking up pet hairs from your sofa and carpets, but the new groom tool add-on is certainly a more direct approach.

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Firework Night is nearly here, look after your Pets tomorrow

Thursday 4th November, 2010 by Compare Pet Care.


Fireworks night can be a fun time for us but stressful for your pet. Make sure you are well prepared this November by following these practical tips to keep your pet calm and safe.

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£10k reward offered by student to find her cat

Wednesday 3rd November, 2010 by Compare Pet Care.


There have been investigations to houses nearby, sheds have been searched and leaflets and posters have been put up locally. Lolly isn’t micro chipped and has no collar. The 21 year ols student is offering a £10k reward for the return of Lolly.

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Increase in Spending Habits for our Pets

Wednesday 3rd November, 2010 by Compare Pet Care.


Grilled cat meat has become one of the newest successful products this year due to owners spending more money on their pets. Owners seem to be more health conscious for their pets even in our economic depression.

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Cat Returns Home after Five Months

Sunday 3rd October, 2010 by Compare Pet Care.


Pheonix the cat has been returned home after 5 months away from his owners Olivia and Andy. He ran from his carrier as he was being put into the car during the family move from Farnborough in Hampshire, to Middlesborough in North Yorkshire.

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RSPCA Pet Insurance

Friday 1st October, 2010 by Compare Pet Care.


We've got another new addition to our list of compared pet insurers, in the form of RSPCA Pet Insurance. They're the only insurer we have listed that's a Registered Charity, with 20% of your premium going directly back to the RSPCA to help with their valued work.

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Pet Flea Treatments – Prevent or Cure

Friday 1st October, 2010 by Compare Pet Care.


There’s a wide variety of flea prevention products available on the market today, so it can be confusing know which is best for your pet, and your home, and which will be the most effective with fleas. Products available range in applications from collars to shampoos, spot-on treatments to sprays, all with different active ingredients and different safety implications.

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