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The Petcara Blog contains information and tips on how to care for your Pet. New articles are written regularly, so there's always something new to learn.

'Tis the season to be jolly... too soon? It's never too soon to get excited about Christmas! The festive season is nearly upon us and with the carols ringing merrily on high from all the shops already and the Christmas markets in full swing around us, now is the time to start thinking about picking the perfect gift for the special people in our lives. One very important family member that often gets overlooked  in the flurry of wrapping paper and gift giving is the beloved family pet.

Well this year it's different! Dogs of Ireland rejoice for the team at Petcara have put together the ultimate definitive doggy Christmas wish list that...

When it comes to choosing dog food, it can be quite daunting for many dog owners especially for those of you who have just become new dog owners for the first time. The most important decision you will make for your dog or new puppy is the type or brand of food to feed them. One of the key factors to remember when choosing dog food is; a well balanced nutritional food = a healthy pet. Bone structure, development, digestion, dental hygiene, weight, skin and coat are all linked to the nutritional value of the diet provided by you for your pet. One of the biggest mistakes new dog owners make is assuming that food that is good for humans must...

Buying a new dog bed for your pet sounds like such a simple task however once you've been presented with the array of beds on offer choosing your new dog bed can become quite confusing. Dog beds come in many shapes and sizes and are available in lots of colours. Before you purchase any dog bedding you need to take into consideration the following questions:

  • What size dog bed do I need?
  • What type of dog bed is right for my dog?
  • Where will my new dog bed be used?
  • How much am I prepared to spend?


What size dog bed do I need?

The size of your dog bed is the most important factor for your dog as he has to be able to...