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7 Ways to Bond With Your Dog During Quarantine

Pets are a source of comfort and happiness. They give their owners good feelings and a sense of purpose, especially during stressful or difficult times. And we are, indeed, in stressful times. In many parts of the world, people are under social distancing or ‘quarantine’ orders to slow the spread of the new coronavirus. Maintaining a sense of normalcy… Read More »

Secrets of the snout- 5 reason’s your dog’s nose deserves respect!

You may think you know your pup’s nose. After all, you see it in action every day, sniffing out those treats stashed away in your pocket! Everybody knows dogs are superior smellers, but those snouts can do a lot more than sniff out hidden treats. A dog’s nose is a vital organ and is the source of important sensory information.… Read More »

How to make your dog smell pleasant between washes

Can I use perfume on my dog? No! As much as you may want to repel your pet’s musky and stinky smell, it is very important to use a product and scent that is intended for them. You may think ‘why not just apply some regular perfume to my dog’s fur?’. Well, the alcohol content… Read More »

How to Introduce a Dog to a New Home

Moving to a new home ranks right up there among life’s super-stressful events. This also holds true for your dog. New rooms, unfamiliar smells, a new yard, and a neighborhood of new people and pets. introducing your dog to a new home can all be very exciting — but also overwhelming. While you may… Read More »

The Importance of Hydration

You spend ages comparing dog diets and making sure you purchase the safest toys and treats for your pup, but did you know that water may be the most important key in keeping your dog healthy? Why water is so important for your dog All mammals rely on water to keep their bodies functioning… Read More »

Improving Your Dog’s Diet

We all want our dogs to be as healthy and happy as possible. However, it’s not enough just to give your dog all the love in the world, though of course, that is very important! The biggest contributing factors to a dog’s health and wellbeing are exercise and diet. Your dog’s diet has a huge… Read More »

National Love Your Pet Day; Ways to show your pet you love them

Any intuitive pet parent can attest to the fact that the most beautiful gift dogs have to offer us, is their unconditional love. They are eternally grateful for the care we give them and they live for our love and approval. “Man’s best friend” will always be ecstatic to see you and they’re forever… Read More »

Paw Protection with Paw Wax

Introducing Paw Wax   Introducing PET CARE Sciences Paw Wax! Our gentle and natural wax acts as a protective, preventative and healing balm. Paw Wax is specially formulated with coco butter and shea butter to nourish and sooth your pet’s paw pads and nose.   Ideal for your dog, puppy or cat, Paw Wax is… Read More »

Pet Dangers on Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is here! If you have a pet, you already have the best Valentine! However, this time of year, there are often many risks for our pets that may go unnoticed.   While chocolate and flowers are traditionally considered romantic Valentine’s Day traditions, dogs, cats and other pets who nibble on their owner’s gifts… Read More »

Our Top Tips For a Safe Dog Walk

Choose a suitable leash, collar or harness   Let’s start our tips with before you and your pet have headed out the door. It’s important to choose a comfortable leash (comfortable for both you to hold, and your dog to wear), as well as a comfy and good quality collar or harness. There are so… Read More »

Finding the Perfect Shampoo For Your Dog’s Skin & Coat Type

Attention all Pet Parents! Is your dog partial to a good old roll in the mud and dirt? Do they suffer from lackluster, matted fur? Or perhaps your pet is prone to sensitive skin? Don’t worry, you’ve come to the right place. The Grooming Range consists innovative products to protect your dog’s skin, coat, snout… Read More »

Winter Care Guide for Dogs

Winter Care Guide for Dogs   The nights are getting longer, the air is crisper and the weather has certainly got colder, which can only mean that winter is on its way.   Will you will be cozied up indoors? Or perhaps out exploring the winter landscapes? Whatever your plans this winter, one thing remains… Read More »

What Your Dog’s Tail Can Tell You

We tend to think that if a dog’s tail is down, then they’re feeling pretty down. If their tail’s wagging, they must be happy, and the faster the wag – the happier the dog, right? Well, not necessarily. Tail signs are actually pretty complex and just like us humans, dogs have all kinds of emotions,… Read More »

Top Tips For Bathing Your Dog

Making it less scary A lot of dogs find baths scary. It is important to use positive associations towards the bath and to speak to your dog in a calm and reassuring tone, before, during and after washing them. Be patient, give your dog plenty of praise and always award them afterwards with a… Read More »

The Truth about Hemp

What is Hemp?  Does it make you high? Isn’t that illegal? Is it harmful? The answer – No! These commonly asked questions are some of the many myths about the hemp plant. Confusion and controversy often arise when hemp is the topic of conversation. Unfortunately for hemp, being a near relative of marijuana has meant… Read More »

The Importance of Bladder Strength and Kidney Function

A little about us  At PET CARE Sciences, the importance of the health and wellbeing of your pet is at the core of our brand. That’s why we know only high quality, safe, naturally derived and effective pet supplement products will do. We stake our reputation on it! An effective formula from a reputable brand. We are… Read More »

How to keep your dog’s teeth healthy

Unfortunately, the importance of our pets’ oral health is often neglected. February is ‘Pet Dental Health Month’, where we spread awareness around dental health and disease in our pets. Dogs use their mouths for much more than eating, and they are as important as hands are to us, so caring for your dog’s teeth is… Read More »

No Sulphates?

PET CARE Sciences shampoos have astounding qualities. Both PET CARE Sciences 5-in-1 and Puppy shampoos are loved by thousands! The shampoos clean, condition, detangle, deodorize and moisturise! They also contain no artificial fragrances, but thanks to the soothing coconut oil, they will leave your dog with a subtle yet gorgeous tropical coconut scent. But it… Read More »

New Years Resolutions For Your Dog

It’s that time of year again where we set new year’s resolutions. There is something undeniably uplifting about the clean slate you only ever get in January, it’s the perfect opportunity to set new goals and habits. But who says new year’s resolutions are just for us humans?… Research shows that you are more likely… Read More »

A Christmas Gift Guide For Your Dog

New toys Treat your pooch to some new toys! Your dog will have great fun playing with them and the whole family can join in too! Go For: Good quality, durable toys that can withstand chewing, throwing and burying! Toys that are made of sturdy rubber and knotted rope are ideal for dogs. There are plenty… Read More »

Perfect Presents And Savvy Stocking Fillers For Your Dog

This Christmas show your dog how much you love them. No matter what their personality may be…  The social dog  Your dog is outgoing and friendly. His favourite part of Christmas is amongst all the guests, where there is plenty of attention and belly rubs. He can be a bit of a poser and doesn’t… Read More »

Ways To Treat Your Dog During Thanksgiving

Give them a nice bath  We all make an effort to look our very best for our families on Thanksgiving. Why not go one step further this year and treat your dog to a nice bath? With PET CARE Sciences 5-in-1 shampoo, we can guarantee that your dog will look and smell their very best. It… Read More »

Ways To Prevent Canine Diabetes

What is Canine Diabetes? Diabetes is a condition that occurs when the body cannot use glucose (a type of sugar) normally. Glucose is the main source of energy for the body’s cells. The levels of glucose in the blood are primarily controlled by a hormone called insulin, which is made by the pancreas. Diabetics either… Read More »

Rescue Or Pedigree?

Here are some things to take into account when deciding on what dog is best for you – a rescue dog or pedigree dog. Rescue Most breeds have dedicated rescue centres and there are many rescue centres for mongrels and cross-breeds. Human Circumstance Don’t assume a dog is in rescue because its badly behaved or not wanted.… Read More »

Are You Ready To Take On A Dog?

There is no greater pleasure than owning a dog. Dogs can be an incredible addition to our families, they enrich our lives and bless us with some of our happiest moments. They are fantastic company, comforts and have a way of filling an emptiness we didn’t even know we had. As they say, “The best… Read More »

Ways To Keep Your Dog Calm During Halloween

Halloween can be even scarier from a pet’s perspective. Decorations, costumes, fireworks, noise, knocks and surprises can be very overwhelming. Turn on the TV or Radio. Drown out the commotion outside by playing a calm film or some gentle music for your dog. The laughing, shouting and knocking noises made by Trick or Treaters can be… Read More »

Ultimate Dog Training Tips

Dog training has been one of the highest trending issues among pet owners over the last year. Dog training (obedience training) is a way of teaching dogs healthy behaviours, their role in the family and the avoidance of negative behaviors.  Very few реорlе аrе a nаturаl аt trаining thеir dоg, wе dоn’t all inѕtаntlу… Read More »

Tips For Safely Raising a Family Pet

Bringing up children and pets together can be difficult. We’ve put together a few simple tips to help make raising any animal a fulfilling and enjoying process for the entire family! Discussing these rules with your child will help ensure a happy and safe future relationship for both you and the family pet. It’s important… Read More »