K9 Cover Launch 24 Hour Vet Helpline
K9 Cover are pleased to announce the launch of our 24-hour, 7 day-a-week health triage, providing help and advice for your dog. The service, which we refer to as K9 Helpline 24/7 will be available to all GOLD level policyholders.
5 Tips for Raising a Friendly Dog
We all long for a well-behaved pup. What most dog owners don’t realise, however, is that this is determined by the amount of exposure your dog gets to social settings from an early age.
Top 5 Most Popular Dog Breeds in the UK
The UK is a nation that loves dogs with an estimated 10 million dogs living in households across the UK. Each year all UK veterinarians compile lists of all of the registered dogs they have in their practice. From this, an annual list is compiled of the UK’s most popular dog breeds. In this article we highlight the top 5 most popular dog breeds in the UK based on this information.
How to Help Your Pooch Shed Their ‘Pandemic Pounds’
For many dogs across the country, national lockdown has been a blessing. Not only did our pets have us – their owners – at home and ready to provide our undivided attention 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, but as a nation we turned to dog walking to keep ourselves busy.
How to know if your dog is overweight
Did you know that more than half of UK dogs are overweight or obese? According to the Pet Food Managers Association (PFMA), obesity currently affects around 51% of dogs in the UK. Dog obesity is a growing concern among vets.
How to Stop Your Dog Overheating This Summer
As the weather heats up and the Summer approaches, it is time to think about how to protect your dog’s health during the upcoming warmer months. One of the most common ailments that can affect your dog’s wellbeing is heatstroke. In this article we look at what heatstroke is, how you can spot if you dog has been affected and how to prevent any heatstroke in the future.
Top 5 Dog Breeds for Older Couples
It’s never too late to get a dog. Did you know that between 76% – 84% of all adults in the UK aged over 55 are dog owners? Many even own more than one!
5 Tips for First Time Dog Owners
Deciding to get a dog is an exciting time for a family. It is not a decision that is taken lightly, and it is important to be prepared for your new arrival and be aware of what to expect. In this article we offer our top 5 tips for first time dog owners.
Dietary Advice for Your Dog
Recently there has been a rise in the number of companies offering “fresh” dog food. In this article we ask the question, is fresh dog food really more beneficial to your dog’s health? We also ask, what is the optimal diet for your dog?
How to Stop Your Dog from Excessively Barking
Barking is natural behaviour for any dog, a bark can be an indication that your dog wants to get your attention, or it can also be a way for your dog to show distress. Excessive barking can however be challenging for owners, in this article we look at ways to stop your dog from barking all the time.